Spectacular and Uniquely-Designed Bridges From Around The World
A list of architecturally unique bridges from the different parts of the globe.
The bridges included on this list are considered spectacular not because they hold the title of being the highest, longest, widest or tallest bridges but due to their uniqueness. Check this out!
1. Banpo Bridge: Seoul, South Korea
Banpo Bridge is a one-of-a-kind bridge in the world that provides a captivating and amazing view. It is a bridge located in Seoul, the capital of South Korea. It is a unique bridge on top of Jamsu Bridge, forming a ‘double deck’ bridge. The latter bridge has the ability to submerge under water if the water level rises. Banpo Bridge is a girder bridge and was completed in 1982 and was transformed into a gigantic rainbow fountain with nearly 10,000 LED nozzles that run along both sides, shooting out 190 tons of water per minute.
2. Gateshead Millennium Bridge: England, UK
By simply looking at the Gateshead Millennium Bridge, one will not say that this structure is indeed a bridge. This unique bridge is a pedestrian and cyclist tilt bridge that spans the River Tyne in England, UK. This amazingly designed bridge is often referred to as the ‘Winking Eye Bridge’ because of its elliptical shape and its rotational movement.
3. Lotus Bridge: Macau, China
Wouldn’t it be wonderful to drive your car on this fascinating bridge called the Lotus Bridge? Well, if you really want to try driving your car on this uniquely shaped bridge just simply go to Macau. Lotus Bridge is a cross border bridge connecting Macau with mainland China.
4. Maldonado Bridge: Maldonado, Uruguay
This bridge is not a wrecked structure it was actually designed to look like a dilapidated bridge. It is called the Maldonado Bridge which is located in Uruguay. This peculiar design of a bridge was created by the engineer Leonel Viera. This type of bridge is called stress and ribbon.