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    An aerial view of Trift Bridge in Switzerland

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    When mankind started building bridges, nobody could imagine the heights they would reach. But men made impossible possible and built bridges in the most unimaginable places. Some of them being so dangerous that the mere thought of walking these scariest bridges around the world would send chills down your spine.

    The moment you take the first step on these petrifying structures you experience vertigo – a tingling sensation caused because of the fear of heights. Located at an altitude as high as 12000 plus feet, these bridges have made even the radical atheists remember their god!

    These bridges are designed to set your nerves pulsating and leave you thrilled at the same time! Go on, take a defiant walk.

    1. Titlis Cliff Walk, Switzerland

    Titlis Cliff Walk in Switzerland

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    Where: Engelberg, Swiss Alps

    Height: 10,000 feet (approximately), Length: 300 feet

    Suggested Read: 11 Spectacular Switzerland Tourist Attractions

    2. Peak Walk, Switzerland

    Snow coated Peak Walk in  Switzerland

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    Where: Canton of Vaud, Swiss Alps

    Height: 9800 feet, Length: 351 feet

    3. Langkawi Sky Bridge, Malaysia

    The picturesque Langkawi Sky Bridge in Malaysia

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    Where: Peak of Gunung Mat Chinchang mountain, Pulau Langkawi

    Height: 2165 feet, Length: 410 feet

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    4. Hanging Bridge of Ghasa, Nepal

    The breathtaking Hanging Bridge of Ghasa in Nepal

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    Where: Viaduc de Millau

    Height: 1125 feet, Length: 8070 feet

    5. Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge, China

    Where: Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon, China

    Height: 984 feet, Length: 1410 feet

    6. Royal Gorge Bridge, Colorado

    Royal Gorge Bridge over the Arkansas river

    Where: Royal Gorge, Colorado, over the Arkansas River

    Height: 969 feet, Length: 1,260 feet

    ** Completed in 1929, the bridge didn’t have stabilizing wind cables until 1982

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    7. Sochi Skybridge, Russia

    Where: Sochi, Krasnodar Krai

    Height: 679 feet, Length: 1440 feet

    ** The bridge boasts of a 650 feet bungee jump. Care to try?

    8. Suspension Glass Bridge, China

    Where: Shiniuzhui National Geological Park

    Height: 590 feet, Length: 984 feet

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    9. Kokonoe Yume Bridge, Japan

    The mist filled environs of Kokonoe Yume Bridge in Japan

    Where: Oita, Japan

    Height: 568 feet, Length: 1280 feet

    10. The Kusma Gyadi Suspension Bridge, Nepal

    Kusma Gyadi Suspension Bridge at Kusum Parbat in Nepal

    Where: Kusma Parbat

    Height: 443 feet, Length: 1129 feet

    11. Suspension Bridge Highline 179, Austria

    Where: Austrian Alps – it connects Castle Ehrenberg with fortress Claudia in Reutte

    Height: 376 feet, Length: 1329 feet

    Suggested Read: 14 Strange and Unconventional Retreats For The Ultimate Wanderer

    12. Puente de Ojuela, México

    Puente de Ojuela in the ghost town of México

    Where: Ghost town of Ojuela (an old mining settlement in the northern state of Durango)

    Height: 360 feet, Length: 1,043 feet

    13. Trift Bridge, Switzerland

    An aerial view of Trift Bridge in Switzerland

    Where: Trift Glacier, near the town of Gadmen, Swiss Alps

    Height: 328 feet, Length: 558 feet

    14. The Tibetan Bridge in Claviere, Italy

    The Tibetan Bridge in the Piedmont town of Italy

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    Where: Between the towns of Claviere and Cesana Torinese, Piedmont

    Height: 328 feet, Length: 1542 feet

    Must Read: 10 Tourist Places In Italy That Are Sinfully Gorgeous

    15. The Oribi Gorge Swing Bridge, South Africa

    The Oribi Gorge Swing Bridge in South Africa surrounded by dense forest

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    Where: Oribi Gorge

    Height: 279 feet, Length: 262 feet

    16. Capilano Bridge, Vancouver

    Where: Capilano Road, North Vancouver

    Height: 229 feet, Length: 460 feet

    17. Daedunsan Suspension Bridge, South Korea

    Where: Daedunsan Provincial Park

    Height: 164 feet

    18. Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, Northern Ireland

    Where: Near Ballintoy in County Antrim, Northern Ireland

    Height: 100 feet (approximately), Length: 65 feet

    Suggested Read: 50 Weird Yet Fascinating Places All Across the World

    19. Canopy Walk, Ghana

    The suspended Canopy  Walk in Ghana

    Where: Kakum National Park

    Height: 100 feet, Length: 1,000 feet

    20. The Hussaini Hanging Bridge, Pakistan

    A man crossing the dangerous Hussaini Hanging Bridge in Pakistan

    Where: Northern Pakistan’s Hunza region

    Length: 635 feet

    Don’t tell me I didn’t scare the shit out of you!

    Further Read: In Pictures: 15 Most Dangerous Walkways Of The World




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