Great attention spans: the world's most beautiful bridges
On June 28, 2003, China's Lupu Bridge, the world's longest steel-arch bridge, opened
Though bridges are undeniably functional, architects throughout history have managed to combine practicality with aesthetics to create some of the world's most beautiful man-made structures.
These viaducts and bridges may span a range of centuries, but they all have a unique "wow" factor. Discover where in the world they are located by clicking through this gallery.
LIFESTYLE Olympic games
TRAVEL United kingdom