10 Most Terrible Bridges in the World

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  1. Trift Bridge:

The Titlis Cliff Walk Bridge is located in the Alps mountain of Switzerland. The bridge is placed at a height of about 300 feet above the Trift Lake. It’s a very narrow bridge with a width of only three feet. It’s the highest pedestrian suspension bridge in Europe. The bridge is very fragile and highly risky. However if anyone dares to reach the middle of the bridge he/she would get a panoramic view of the lake and the neighboring country Italy.

2. Capilano:

The Capilano Suspension Bridge is located in Vancouver, British Colombia. The bridge is 450 feet long and placed at a height of 230 feet above the Capilano River. The bridge is said to be extremely strong and capable of taking the load of 96 elephants at a time.  In spite of the tall claim the bridge is still considered as the most dangerous because of its high altitude. However every year hundreds and thousands of tourists come here to see the beautiful surroundings which are clearly visible from the bridge.

3. Hussaini:

The Hussaini Bridge is located in Pakistan over the Borit Lake. It is one of the most fragile and dangerous bridge in the world. Crossing the river through the bridge is an extremely challenging task because of its precarious condition compounded by the gusty wind that sometimes blows over it. Crossing the bridge is highly risky as one small mistake may lead to death at any point of time. Therefore one should be extremely careful while crossing this dangerous bridge.

4. Carrick-A-Rede:

The Carrick-A-Rede is a small rope bridge which connects the rest of the Ireland with a small Island of Ireland called “Carrick”. It spans 66 feet and placed 98 feet above the rocks below. The bridge is a major tourist attraction as hundreds and thousands of tourists visit the place every year. However crossing the bridge requires some bravery since one small mistake in stepping may lead to death at any point of time. Therefore one should be extremely careful while crossing this dangerous bridge.

5. Puente de Ojuela:

The Ojuela Bridge is located at the Chihuahuan Desert, of eastern Durango, Mexico. The bridge connects a ghost town with an abandoned mine. The bridge is more than 300 meters long. It is very narrow which only about 2 feet wide. It is placed over 300 feet above the ravine. Crossing the bridge requires a lot of courage because of its fragility and height. Although the bridge has handrails and some protective planks, the gap between the planks are too wide which makes it extremely precarious and risky.  Therefore one should be extremely careful while crossing this extremely dangerous bridge.

6. Monkey Bridges:

The Monkey bridges are found in Vietnam as well as many other countries of the world. These bridges are made of bamboo logs and one handrail. These bridges are extremely dangerous and very difficult to cross specially for those who are not familiar with crossing these types of bridges.  These bridges are well and truly unique and the tourist who crosses them get a once in a lifetime experience.

7. U Bein:

The U Bein Bridge is located at Myanmar. It is used for crossing the Taungthaman Lake near Amarapura. The bridge is made of teak wood. It is believed to be the oldest and longest teak wood bridge in the world. The bridge consists of more than one thousand wooden poles built over the lake. The bridge has sustained significant damage due to rain and flood over the years. Therefore the condition of the bridge is not at all healthy and any type of accident may take place at any point of time. Therefore one should be extremely careful while crossing this extremely dangerous bridge.

8. Ghasa:

The Ghasa Bridge is located near the Nepalese town Ghasa. It’s built high above a river valley. This bridge was built to ease traffic congestion caused by the crossing of domestic animals. Crossing the bridge is one of the most challenging tasks since it’s very narrow and extremely unstable because of strong winds. Although it is claimed that the bridge is very strong and reliable but in fact it’s extremely fragile and susceptible to strong winds. Therefore one should be extremely careful while crossing this extremely dangerous bridge.

9. Q’Iswa Chaka Bridge:

Q’Iswa Chaka Bridge is a rope bridge of the Incus. The bridge is used to cross the Apurimac River in Canas Province, Peru. This bridge is unique since it is made of hand woven grass materials. The bridge is rebuilt every year by the local community. Thus it has survived several hundred years. But in spite of all this the bridge is still very dangerous and challenging since it is built only by ropes that are not at all strong and reliable.

10. Glass Bridge:

The Glass Bridge is a bridge made of glass. It is built as a tourist attraction. The bridge is meant for pedestrian, made of glass material and transparent. The bridge spans between two mountain cliffs in China. The tourist who passes through the bridge gets a thrilling and awe inspiring experience. It certainly tests the bravery of people who could look through the bottom of the bridge from such extreme height. Therefore one should be extremely careful while crossing this extremely challenging bridge.

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