The Most Scary Bridges On The Planet
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Once in front of the following bridges are you sure that you would be brave enough to cross? From the highest to the highest and the most terrifying to the most spectacular, these 13 bridges are the most extreme in the world. Warning – dizziness is guaranteed!
The Royal Gorge Bridge (USA)
This is the highest suspension bridge in the United States. It is located in the state of Colorado near Canyon City. One thing is certain – at the height of 291 meters, the Royal Gorge Bridge stands in front of the Millau Viaduct (277 m).
The Eshima Ohashi Bridge (Japan)
This isn’t a roller coaster but a traffic lane connecting the cities Matsue and Sakaiminato in Japan. It is in the drivers’ interest to buckle tightly to cross this strange bridge.
The Vitim River Bridge (Russia)
These 600 m of wooden planks have just about enough space for this car. This bridge across the Vitim River in Siberia is definitely the least reassuring bridge on the planet. One might even think that it is an abandoned bridge yet vehicles use it every day to cross from one bank to the other.
The Trift Bridge (Switzerland)
In the heart of the Alps, this pedestrian only suspension bridge is one of the most spectacular in the world because it overlooks a glacier that is 100m high. To access it you have to get a cable car that has a breathtaking view of the canyons.
Langkawi Sky Bridge (Malaysia)
If you get dizzy really easily then go your way. This place is only accessible by foot. It is the world’s highest bridge and is 700 meters above the exotic Malaysian jungle. It’s best not to be afraid of this vast space.
The Duge Bridge (China)
How do you connect two cities without having to go around the whole mountain range? At 5,065 meters above the river, this is the highest accessible bridge to cars on the planet. We pray that this bridge is solid!
The Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge (China)
Chills are guaranteed on this glass bridge situated in the Chinese province of Hunan. At 180 meters high, visitors walk on its glass slabs and have to be brave enough not to close their eyes.
The Ko Paen Bamboo Bridge (Cambodia)
Built entirely of bamboo, this bridge is used to cross the Mekong waters from the shores of Kampong Cham to the island of Koh Pen. Every year at the beginning of each monsoon the bridge is dismantled by hand and the materials are stored until the reconstruction of the new bridge after the floodwaters.
The Capilano Suspension Bridge (Canada)
It takes a great deal of courage to cross this monkey bridge. It’s 140 meters in length and many people are going to the North Vancouver area in Canada to try this experience.
The Mackinac Bridge In Michigan (USA)
At 8 kilometers, this is the second longest suspension bridge in the world. It connects the northern peninsula of Michigan to the south and its crossing is so scary to some people that the bridge administration offers a pilot service to get behind the wheel in the place of panicked drivers.
Sidu River Bridge
Once again, another record-breaking bridge in China. It is the 2nd highest in the world, displaced in 2016 by the Beipanjiang Bridge, which measures 496 meters.
Seven Mile Bridge In Florida (USA)
Seen in many action movies (2 Fast 2 Furious, Mission Impossible 3 etc.) the legendary Seven Mile Bridge is one of the most beautiful bridges on the planet. Surrounded by the turquoise waters of the Gulf of Mexico, it connects two islands of the Keys and it is a very touristy archipelago in Florida.
Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge (Northern Ireland)
This rope bridge in County Antrim, Northern Ireland is not long but it is suspended 30 meters above the sea. So when the weather is bad there’s madness!