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  • 10 MOST BEAUTIFUL BRIDGES IN THE WORLD
    Carlos Andrés Valencia Zapata 103543
    ROBERT YAMID IBARRA MORALES 106021
  • Nº10
  • KHAJU BRIDGE
    Photo: twocentsworth [Flickr]
  • KHAJU BRIDGE
    The Khaju Bridge (Pol-e-Khajoo) in Isfahan, Iran, was built in the 17th century by Shah Abbas II. The bridge also serves as a dam, with sluice gates under the archways
  • Nº9
  • PONT DU GARD
  • PONT DU GARD
    The Pont du Gard was built by Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa (63 – 12 BC), the son-in-law of Caesar Augustus. The bridge’s stones, some of which weigh up to 6 tons, were cut perfectly to fit together without any mortar.
  • Nº8
  • OF SIGHS (PONTE DEI SOSPIRI)
    The bridge was built in 1600 by Antonio Contino, after the days of the inquisitions and summary executions. Legend has it that if lovers kissed on a gondola underneath the Bridge of Sighs at sunset, their love would last for eternity.
  • Nº7
  • IRON
  • IRON
    Architect Thomas Farnolls Pritchard proposed a single arch bridge that would let boats pass underneath, but he died before the bridge was built. The construction of the Iron Bridge was carried out by a local master ironworker named Abraham Darby III. About 400 tons (363 tonnes) of cast iron was used.
  • Nº6
  • COVERED
    The West Montrose Covered Bridge on the Grand River, Ontario, Canada. It’s known locally as the Kissing Bridge.
  • Thomas Malone Covered Bridge in Beaver Creek State Park, Ohio. 
  • N°5
  • PONTE VECCHIO
    Ponte Vecchio. Photo: G|o®g|O
  • PONTE VECCHIO
    Was built in 1345 by TaddeoGaddi
    Ponte Vecchio at night. Photo: MrUllmi
  • N°4
  • THE WIND AND RAIN BRIDGE
    Chengyang Bridge. Photo: mazakii that genius
  • THE WIND AND RAIN BRIDGE
    The wind and rain bridges were a type of bridge built by the Dong people.
    Was built in 1905
    Tomado de: http://scenery.cultural-china.com/chinaWH/upload/upfiles/2008-12/07/
  • N°3
  • BROOKLYN BRIDGE
    Brooklyn Bridge. Photo: Dennis Gerbeckx
  • BROOKLYN BRIDGE
    In 1855, engineer John Roebling started to design a bridge that at the time would be the longest suspension bridge in the world.
    Was built in 1872
    Brooklyn Bridge at sunrise. Photo: LemonSunrise
  • N°2
  • TOWER BRIDGE
    Tower Bridge at twilight. Photo: Diliff
  • TOWER BRIDGE
    It’s funny to think about ancient traffic jams, but that was why the Tower Bridge in London, England was built.
    Construction of the Tower Bridge started in 1886, led by architect Sir Horace Jones and engineer Sir John Wolfe Barry
    Tower Bridge at night.
    Photo: Andreas L
  • N°1
  • GOLDEN GATE
    Tower Bridge at twilight. Photo: Diliff
  • GOLDEN GATE
    The Golden Gate Bridge is such an iconic symbol of San .
    In 1916, the idea of a bridge to cross the Golden Gate, a narrow strait that separated San Francisco Peninsula and the Marin Headlands, was conceived. ByJoseph Strauss lobbied
     
    Golden Gate Bridge at night. Photo: justinwyne