31 Famous Bridges That Will Impress You

Bridges are an underrated piece of architecture. When people think of engineering marvels, they’re more likely to think of soaring skyscrapers, elaborate buildings, and historic churches.

From fun facts to construction timelines and how you can visit them, here is everything you need to know about the world’s most famous bridges.

It was built from 1923 to 1932 and has an arch-based design that gave it the nickname “the coat hanger” with locals. You can drive or walk across the bridge any time of day.

Sydney Harbour Bridge


The suspension bridge spans the Golden Gate, the strait between San Francisco and Marin County in California. Construction lasted from 1933 to 1937.

Golden Gate Bridge


It was built from 1869 to 1883 and is one of the United States‘ oldest suspension bridges. Crossing over the East River, it links the borough of Manhattan and Brooklyn.

Brooklyn Bridge


This reinforced concrete open-spandrel arch bridge opened in 1932. It’s set right next to the crashing waves of the Pacific Ocean.

Bixby Creek Bridge


It was constructed from June 1929 to November 1929 and features 1292 wooden planks that cover giant steel structures.

Royal Gorge Bridge


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