Most people look at bridges as a means to an end. They connect cities, states and countries, helping people commute to and from their destination. But some bridges are mesmerizing wonders that are worth looking at on their own.

If you’re scared of heights, you may not be a fan of some of these bridges. When we think of famous bridges, two come to mind right away, the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, CA and the Sydney Harbor Bridge in Sydney, Australia. While these are certainly two amazing bridges, there are many more spectacular bridges around the world.

Discover amazing bridges from around the world. From river crossings made from rope to terrifyingly high suspension bridges, moving bridges, stone bridges, new bridges, historic bridges, bridges that are global icons, bridges you've probably never heard of—they're all here. see real-life pictures of these perilous bridges that seem to defy logic or safety.

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