There are many types of bridges in the world. Most of them is built for the purpose of providing a passage path over somewhere that is impossible to cross; but some of them is more than just a practical path while they have somehow become the iconic landmarks of the place. Believe it or not, bridges can be useful and beautiful at the same time. Let's travel to these impressive bridges of the world, shall we?
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Brooklyn Bridge, New York, USA
The 19th-century Brooklyn Bridge has become not only the symbol of New York City but also a Hollywood movie favourite filming location by all times. This suspension bridge allows you to cross the East River from Manhattan Island to Brooklyn on Long Island, and vice versa. It is absolutely a great place to jog on your own, or to observe sunrise with your loved ones in an early morning.
Chapel Bridge, Lucerne, Switzerland
This beautiful Chapel Bridge is a wooden winding footbridge lined with art pieces inside the pathway as well as beautiful flowers outside. It is spanning the river Reuss in central Switzerland in the city of Lucerne. You will get to understand more of the city history when you walk through the bridge; and you may call this a museum of Lucerne history for sure!
Ponte Vecchio, Florence, Italy
Ponte Vecchio is a stunning medieval arch stone bridge over the River Arno in Florence, Italy. It was very common that shops were built along the bridge where the farmers could sell their products back in the dates. And now this bridge is filled with shops that sell jewelleries, paintings, and of course gifts and souvenirs. It is definitely where you should visit if you enjoy shopping in front of such gorgeous river views of Florence.
Szechenyi Chain Bridge, Budapest, Hungary
The Szechenyi Chain Bridge is also as iconic as any other stone suspension chain bridge in the world. This bridge spans the River Danube and connects the western and eastern sides of the city, making Buda and Pest together to complete Budapest. This is an amazing location for you to see the Buda Castle from far and enjoy the stunning river views of this capital city either in daytime or at night.
Tower Bridge, London, UK
What you see from the picture here, this is Tower Bridge (not London Bridge) in London. This iconic Victorian bascule & suspension combined bridge is painted with the iconic colour of white and blue that everyone has known of. It is also a museum for you to explore the tower inside. If you are lucky enough to see the Bridge Lift for vessels, make sure you witness the moment and wait until you can cross the bridge again.