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Iron Bridge of Shropshire is famous for being the first bridge created only from cast iron. Connecting the two sides of large Severn Gorge, this bridge served as the icon of the early English industrial revolution, one of the largest touristic destinations of the Shropshire region, and the inspiration for the creation of many other bridges that fully or partially use cast iron.
Ponte Vecchio is the most famous historic bridge in the city of Florence. Originally erected over Arno River by Romans, it became a symbol of Renaissance Italy when it was rebuilt in the 14th century. Filled with goldsmith and jewelry shops and adorned with the elevated passageway above the main level, this bridge is like no other in the entire world.
Modern architects and engineers constantly try to outdo each other, managing to build large and tall bridges all around the world. Here you can find list of most impressive bridges and bridge complexes.
The world if filled with many magnificent bridges, but some managed to distinguish themselves with their famous design, long life or impact they had on our history. Here you can read more about some of the most famous bridges in the world.