Bridges can be categorized in several different ways. General categories include the type of structural elements used, what they carry, whether they are fixed or movable, and the materials used. Many of us are scared about crossing the bridge, and many just enjoy that moment. So, we are creating the top 10 world’s most dangerous bridges that may arouse your fear.
- Trift Bridge – Switzerland
Thrift Bridge is one of the most dangerous bridges and spectacular pedestrian suspension one of the Alps. It is 100 meters high and 170 meters long and is poised above the region of the Trift Glacier. Reaching the bridge requires taking a cable car in Meiringen, followed by a gondola. Finally, a challenging 1.5-2-hour uphill hike leads to the bridge.
- Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge – UK
Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge is a well-known rope bridge in Northern Ireland. It spans 20 meters and is 30 meters above the rocks below. The bridge is mainly a tourist attraction owned and maintained by the National Trust. In 2009, it had 247,000 visitors. By 2016, that had increased to 440,000 visitors. The bridge is open all year round, and people may cross it for a fee.
- Hussaini Hanging Bridge – Pakistan
The Hussaini Hanging Bridge is one of the oldest bridges in Pakistan and is undoubtedly the most terrifying one in the country. The bridge is considered one of the most dangerous bridges in the world due to its extremely incomplete nature.
- Ghasa – Nepal
The Ghasa Bridge in Nepal’s Gus Village is one of the world’s most hazardous bridges. In addition to the fact that this bridge was poorly built, people and cattle pass over it in large amounts every day.
- Capilano Suspension Bridge – Canada
The Capilano Suspension Bridge is a simple suspension bridge crossing the Capilano River in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The current bridge is 140 meters long and 70 meters above the river. It is part of a private facility with an admission fee and draws over 800,000 visitors a year.
- Marienbrucke – Germany
This bridge is situated in Germany and is considered one of the most dangerous bridges. It is built to connect two cliffs to each other, and this fabulous yet dangerous bridge is constructed close to the Bavarian Alps.
- Langkawi Sky Bridge – Malaysia
Langkawi Sky Bridge is a 125-meter curved pedestrian cable-stayed bridge in Malaysia, completed in 2005. The bridge deck is located at 660 meters. The Langkawi Sky Bridge can be reached by first taking the Langkawi Cable Car to the top station, where an inclined lift called SkyGlide takes visitors from the top station to the bridge. The bridge was closed in July 2012 for maintenance and upgrading.
- Aiguille du Midi – France
The Aiguille du Midi Bridge is located in France. The bridge is relatively small and is about 12,600 feet above sea level. It is one of the most terrifying and dangerous ones.
- Royal Gorge Bridge – USA
The bridge crossed the gorge 955 feet above the Arkansas River and held the tallest bridge in the world title from 1929 until 2001. The bridge remained the tallest bridge in the US and was among the ten highest bridges in the world until 2012.
- Monkey Bridge – Vietnam
Monkey Bridge in Vietnam is a unique bridge that usually appears in Mekong Delta to cross rivers and canals. It s not easy for those crossing this bridge for the first time, and it may indeed be a challenge.