Bridges have conquered civilizations, connected races and brought
cultures into contact and conflict.
At their simplest, however, they
have enabled human beings (and animals) to explore and discover land
masses separated by great, intractable bodies of water. Consider for
heft London's iconic Tower Bridge and the imposing Sydney Harbour
Bridge, or for tasteful architecture the exquisitely beautiful Pont
Alexandre III in Paris and Ponte Vecchio Bridge in Florence.
Take a look
at the top 10 (our list is based on this Reuters story) and feel free to argue.