MORE SCARY BRIDGES
Added on: 11th Jan 2015
LANGKAWI SKY BRIDGE – MALAYSIA
This bridge, located at the Gunung Mat Cincang peak, can only be
accessed by cable car. It hangs suspended some 700 meters above
sea level, which is amazing considering that the bridge had to be built
wholly on the ground before being lifted to its current place
STORSEISUNDET BRIDGE – NORWAY
If you enjoy rollercoasters, you’ll absolutely adore this bridge in Norway.
Although not really dangerous in any physical sense, this bridge does
add an element of adventure to the crossing, owing to its steepness
and open nature.
CARRICK-A-REDE ROPE BRIDGE – NORTHERN IRELAND
This well-known rope bridge links between mainland Ireland and the island
of Carrickarede. It spans 20 meters in length and is situated at a height of
30 meters above the rocks below. Crossing the bridge is a such a
frightening experience for travellers that most prefer to return to
the mainland via boat.
CAPILANO SUSPENSION BRIDGE – CANADA
With the dubious title of “one of the longest suspension bridges in the world”,
the Capilano bridge in Canada crosses the Capilano river at a height of around
60 metres. There are many stories of travellers falling to their deaths from
this bridge, so watch out if you decide to cross it!
CANOPY WALK BRIDGE – GHANA
This bridge separates the weary traveller from the ground with a
thin sheet of wood, only 30cm in depth. It’s held in place by ropes
extending about 1.30 metres up from either side, and feel as though
they could snap and break at any moment.
AIGUILLE DU MIDI BRIDGE – FRANCE
Surrounded by the breath taking French Alps, this bridge is perched
around 4,000 metres above sea level and allows for awe-inspiring views.
The only problem you might find is having to take one of the longest
cable car rides on Earth to get there – about 2,700 meters up the side
of the mountain.
VITIM RIVER BRIDGE – RUSSIA
During the harsh winters crossing the bridge becomes very difficult,
as the wooden floor gets covered with ice and becomes slippery.
One wrong move can send you and your vehicle into an
uncomfortable ice bath.
MILLAU VIADUCT – FRANCE
This cable-stayed bridge is located in the South of France, and,
at a maximum height of 343 meters (1,125 feet), is the not the highest,
but the tallest bridge in the world.