There are two kinds of people in the world: the adventurous ones who just want to cross every bridge they get the chance to, and the ones who are too afraid of heights to go near one. No matter which category you fall under, we have one advice: Do not look down!
Trift Bridge, Switzerland
Length: 170 m (560 ft)
Height: 100 m (330 ft)
Located in the Swiss Alps, this is one of the most unstable bridges in the world. It is open to the public only between June and October and is known to sway when the weather is windy.
Kawarau Gorge Suspension Bridge, New Zealand
Height: 43 m (141 ft)
The home of bungee jumping, this bridge in Queenstown was the world’s first commercial bungee jumping site.
Daedunsan Mountain Suspense Bridge, South Korea
Length: 40 m (131 ft)
Height: 50 m (164 ft)
This bridge is suspended 50 meters above Daedunsan Provincial Park, in South Korea. Perfect for anyone who loves a great deal of adrenaline.
U Bein Bridge, Myanmar
Length: 1.2 km (0.75 miles)
Built in 1850, it is believed to be the oldest and longest teak wood bridge in the world.
Chesapeake Bay Bridge, USA
Length: 8 km (5 mi)
Height: 57 meters at its highest point (186 ft)
Largest steel structure suspended in water, this bridge connects Maryland’s eastern and western shores.
Langkawi Sky Bridge, Malaysia
Length: 125 m (410 ft)
This curved pedestrian cable-stayed bridge in Malaysia was completed in 2005. The bridge deck is located 660 meters (2,170 ft) above sea level.
Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, Northern Ireland
Length: 20 m (66 ft)
Height: 30 m (98 ft)
This rope bridge was first erected by salmon fishermen in 1755 and connects two cliffs at Irish Carrick-a-Rede island.
Capilano Suspension Bridge, Canada
Length: 140 m (460 ft)
Height: 70 m (230 ft)
Considered one of the longest suspension bridges in the world.
Sidu River Bridge, China
Length: 1,222 m (4,009 ft)
Height: 496 m (1,627)
This highest bridge in the world spans such a great chasm that it had to be established using rockets.
Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge, China
Length: 430 m (1,410 ft)
Height: 360 m (1,180 ft)
Easily the most terrifying bridge to walk on, this one has a unique feature: the bottom is transparent because it was built out of glass.
Feeling adventurous yet?