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World’s Most Impressive Bridges

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A look at 17 of the longest, tallest, most artful bridges on the planet.

This story originally appeared on Matador Network, a Dwell partner site.

Millau Bridge, France-From the photographer: "The new Millau Bridge is considered to be the world's tallest. One of the…
Puente Nuevo, Spain-Three impressive bridges span the gorge that cuts through the southern Spanish town of Ronda. The…
Runyang Bridge, China-Part of the Beijing-Shanghai Expressway, crossing the Yangtze River. Fourth-longest span in the…
Lake Pontchartrain Causeway, USA-At just under 24 miles, this one goes deep into water world.Photo: Joe Shlabotnik
Tower Bridge, London-The Tower Bridge, just one of 214 connectors to be built across the River Thames, is the most…
Kawazu Loop Bridge, Japan-A bridge in a Japanese mountain valley with spiraled entry and exit ramps.Photo: TANAKA…
Incheon Bridge, South Korea-Providing new road access to Seoul's Incheon International Airport, the bridge is both long…
Khaju Bridge, Iran-The Khaju Bridge, made up of 23 stout arches, was built in 1650 and connects two quarters of the old…
Donghai Bridge, China-For two years after its completion in late 2005, the Donghai Bridge was the longest cross-sea…
Puente de la Mujer, Argentina-The condo-ified Buenos Aires port barrio of Puerto Madero is home to this artistic…
Sydney Harbour Bridge, Australia-A good place to watch Sydney's New Year's fireworks display, with the harbour bridge…
Forth Railway Bridge, Scotland-Dating to 1890, the first British bridge to be constructed of steel, and still the…
Rialto Bridge, Italy-The oldest and most famous bridge across the Grand Canal in Venice. Photo by: llamnudds
Erasmus Bridge, Netherlands-Pictured above is the large main pylon of "The Swan" bridge in Rotterdam. Photo: on1stsite
Kintai Bridge, Japan-A 5-arch wooden bridge, built in 1673 below the mountaintop Iwakuni Castle. Photo: Kyle T. Ramirez
Golden Gate Bridge, USA-Tilt-shift of the iconic Golden Gate in San Francisco. Photo: TenSafeFrogs
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