Bridges are built in all shapes, sizes, and heights. Some are sturdy as rock, while some are dangerous as snakes. Take a look at the world's 20 most dangerous bridges and think twice before you visit them!
The Hussaini Hanging Bridge is only hung by steel cables and the dilapidated wooden steps make it even scarier. However, its dangerous look doesn't seem to intimidate the tourists who long for a stimulating adventure.
The dramatic glass bridge hangs against a 4,700-foot-high cliff and overlooks the winding Tong Avenue. It seems to be especially built for adrenaline seekers in pursuit of spectacular scenery.
The massive Millau Viaduct Bridge stands 1,125 feet above the Tarn River. It offers extraordinary views of the cloud-covered valley, but every ride might be a test for those with acrophobia.
1,000 feet above the crashing Arkansas River, the Royal Gorge Bridge is the highest suspension bridge in America. There you can enjoy a panorama of the awe-inspiring gorge.
Linking Matsue and Sakaiminato in Japan, the Eshima Ohashi Bridge looks more like a roller coaster than a bridge. It features an incredibly steep slope on both ends so that ships can pass under it.
Linking Averøya Island with the Norwegian mainland, the Storseisundet Bridge is famous for its breathtaking views in good weather. However, it's not the best place to visit on stormy days because large waves will pound and even crash over its barricades.
The 2-mile-long treetop walkway hangs high above the rainforest floor and is surrounded by beautiful jungle landscapes. However, do watch out for snakes and other wild animals lurking near the bridge.
Surrounded by stunning landscapes, the 230-foot-high bridge attracts 1.2 million visitors every year. However, it's also abnormally dangerous due to its wobbly structure. There have been several fatal falls over the past 2 decades.
The Titlis Cliff Walk will literally give you chills! It's built 10,000 feet above sea level and offers intrepid explorers panoramas of the snow-capped mountains in the Swiss Alps.
The man-made architecture complements the geologic wonders of the Deception Pass Park. Moreover, it takes a lot of guts to cross the bridge because you can't see more than a few feet in front of you with the fog over the lake.
The U Bein Bridge is probably the best place for a sunset photo in Myanmar. But it's also quite scary because it was built with only teak and doesn't have any handrail. To prevent accidents, the local government has stationed police near the architecture to control the traffic.
The mere appearance of the Hanging Bridge is scary enough. In fact, it was designed for livestock to deliver goods, so it's probably not a good idea for you to set foot on this narrow bridge.
The bridge consists of two lanes that connect Knight's Key to Little Duck Key. On sunny days, you can enjoy a breathtaking seascape of the Atlantic Ocean on these overseas highways. However, you should be careful of the wind gusts on stormy days.
Featuring a ridiculously steep walkway, the Cloud Bridge has become a popular tourist attraction in South Korea. It may be a wonderful place for you to enjoy a thrilling experience unless you're not a fan of heights.
The curved cable-supported bridge sits 2,170 feet above sea level. Although it's quite safe for visitors, the walkway can sway a little when it carries too many people at the same time.
The bridge impressively parts the waters and invokes a biblical image, hence the name Moses Bridge. However, it can be dangerous to cross during rainy seasons because flooding might occur.
The Windsor Bridge in Gibraltar is definitely built for those seeking adrenaline rush. The walkway offers an amazing view of the entire town 164 feet below, but it can get quite wobbly on windy days.
The Canopy Walk is the only bridge in Ghana that connects with 7 treetops. You can get a closer look at wildlife if you're not intimidated by the shaky walkway.
The Kawarau Bridge is the first spot to offer commercial bungee jumping in the world. Overlooking unbridled waters and jagged rocks, it might not be the best place for the faint-hearted.
Puente De Ojuela, or Mapimí bridge, was built over a deep canyon in 1898 and attracted lots of nature lovers. Now the ancient walk is closed due to its fragile structure.