You may prefer to look away if you have a fear of heights. These bridges, precarious or just plain scary, are meant only for the bravest adventurers.
The Millau Viaduct in France is the tallest bridge in the world. One mast of it stands at a dizzying 1,125 feet above the ground.
One of the most harrowing suspension structures in the world is the Hussaini Hanging Bridge in Pakistan, which features large, nail-biting gaps between tiny planks of wood.
Tourists can pay a small fee to cross the bizarre grass-made rope bridges in the Andes near Huinchiri, Peru, before it disintegrates.
Or you could also try one of the world’s most dangerous trails – Mount Hua in China. It features stomach-churning drops, vertical ascents, steep staircases and narrow walkways, with only a small chain to cling onto.
If you wish to experience the breathtaking panoramas of the mountainous Ai-Petri region on the southeastern coast of Crimea, you must first brave the wooden bridges that tower over vast ravines
You have to have nerves of steel to risk death or serious injury when you take on one of the world’s most dangerous trails – Mount Hua in China. It features stomach-churning drops, vertical ascents, steep staircases and narrow walkways, with only a small chain to cling onto.
One way of getting across the Hunza River in the Karakoram Mountains of Pakistan is by the rickety Hussaini bridge, which consists of various pieces of wood strapped horizontally.
Trift Bridge in Switzerland is the longest pedestrian-only suspension bridge in the Alps at 557 feet in length.
The Titlis Cliff Walk in Switzerland hangs 9842 ft above sea level and offers mountainous views – and sweaty palms – for those willing to travel across it.
Completed in 2004, the Langkawi Sky Bridge is built on top of the Machinchang mountain in Malaysia and hangs at about 328 ft above the ground. The walkway can accommodate up to 250 people at the same time and swings out over the landscape to give visitors a unique look at the landscape.
There are three vine bridges in Shikoku, the smallest of Japan’s four main islands, which are constructed using slats of wood placed between 7 and 12 inches apart, secured in place with two single vines – not recommended for those who prefer solid ground.
Suspended above the massive and foreboding ravines in Daedunsan Provincial Park in South Korea, the visitor bridges and ladder-like walkways make for an adreneline-filled experience.
While it may look like one of the more secure bridges in the collection, the Millau Viaduct in France is so high it is often above the clouds. In fact at its highest point, the bridge is taller than the Eiffel Tower.
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