Hi, Buzzers!! Do you know that there are oldest bridges in the world that are still in use today? Some even built in 3,000 years ago. Next time when you travel to these countries you could visit those bridges too. Happy reading! 🙂
1. Arkadiko Bridge, Greece
This bridge was built in Greek Bronze Age. The structure showed that the bridge was built for chariots use. This bridge also believed to be the oldest arch bridge in the world.
2. Caravan Bridge, Turkey
The caravan bridge was built in 850 BC in Izmir, Turkey. The bridge is 3,000 years old and still in use until today.
3. Anji Bridge, China
The bridge was built in 595-605 by the Sui Dynasty. The bridge is China’s oldest bridge and the oldest open-spandel segmental arch bridge in the world.
4. Shaharah Bridge, Yemen
The shaharah bridge was built in the 17th century by local shaharah leader, Al Usta Saleh. He wanted the bridge to be built in order to prevent the Ottoman invasion after they regained their victory.
5. Ponte Sant’Angelo
The bridge was made by the Romans in 134 AD. The bridge was named Sant’Angelo because of a legend that said an Angel was announced the end of the plague by standing on the roof of a Castle.