World's Scariest Bridges

All bridges serve a purpose, whether utilitarian or inspirational. And some of them add a significant element of fear. But you do not have to be in a remote part of the world is scary bridges are everywhere, in all shapes, sizes and heights. And crossing over them, the ultimate adventure travel. So get ready to put your fears or maybe you find your next adventure with our list of the world's most petrifying bridges.

Aiguille du Midi Bridge (France)

Where: The summit of the Aiguille du Midi in the Mont Blanc massif near Chamonix.

Statistics: 12.605 meters above sea level.

Do not look down. At this height you will want to keep your eyes on the panorama of the rugged French Alps blocked. Fortunately, the bridge itself is short, which escape for a simple, if vertigo sets in. But the really afraid of heights probably not even the bridge, the journey must be the cable car that climbs 9200 meters in 20 minutes.

Royal Gorge Bridge (Colorado)

Where: Royal Gorge, Colorado, on the Arkansas River.

Statistics: 969 feet above the canyon, 1,260 feet long.

America's highest suspension bridge can be breathtaking for some, but can of vertigo left gasping for air because it straight down nearly 90 stories on the Arkansas River below rigid. Completed in 1929, has the bridge does not wind cable stabilize until 1982.

Trift Suspension Bridge (Switzerland)

Where: Drift Glacier, near the town Gadmen in the Swiss Alps.

Statistics: 328 feet high, 558 feet long.

One of the longest and highest pedestrian suspension bridges in the Alps, was pasture in 2004, built to hikers into a hut again made inaccessible by a retreating glacier. A replacement in 2009, this bridge was higher handrails and stabilizing cables to prevent it from swinging violently in the wind. But there's still an adrenaline rush.

Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge (Northern Ireland)

Where: Near Ballintoy, County Antrim, Northern Ireland.

Statistics: 65 meters long, nearly 100 feet above the rocks below.

First things first: No one has fallen this bridge. However, many visitors who simply can not cope on foot to return and have to travel by boat. Previously it was oppressive acts. Built by fishermen, the island was to catch salmon, the original bridge had only one handrail. The suspension bridge was finally popular with tourists, who replaced a thrill, and the National Trust it with a more robust structure with two handrails.

Puente de Ojuela (Mexico)

Where: The ghost town Ojuela, an old mining settlement in the northern state of Durango, Mexico.

Statistics: 1,043 yards long, 2 meters wide, 360 feet above a ravine.

This bridge leads to a ghost town, but it's the squeaky wooden floor, that makes it scary. Fortunately, steel cables suspended from two towers, a greater sense of shelter. Nevertheless, steel is a relatively new addition: when German engineer Santiago Minhguin built this bridge in the 19th Century, the towers were made of wood.

Chesapeake Bay Bridge (Maryland)

Where: to link spanning the Chesapeake Bay Maryland Eastern and Western coasts.

Statistics: Nearly 5 miles long, 186 feet high at its highest point.

Drivers are notoriously afraid of this bridge, as it is exposed to frequent and often violent storms. And if the bad weather hits, to forget the visibility: the middle of this five-mile-long bridge and you can get land barely see.

Hussaini Hanging Bridge (Pakistan)

Where: In the village of Hussaini in northern Pakistan crossing the Hunza River.

Statistics:Floodwaters submerged allegedly the bridge, 2010. Because of its paint a popular adventure travel activity, the bridge is expected to be built up again.

Massive gaps between the boards, a wild swing side by side: There is reason to be one of the world's most shocking suspension bridges is considered. While usual wobbly cable and wood bridges in this area, cross the bridge over the fast flowing river Hunza is especially disturbing since the tattered remnants of the former bridge next to the hanging of threads currently in use.


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