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The Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Memorial Bridge is a cable-stayed bridge across the Charles River in Boston, Massachusetts.

from the Guardian

The 10 best bridges

Credit: Alamy Nanpu Bridge, Shanghai1991Nanpu Bridge is mostly a large cable-stayed structure of a type that, while impressive, is common enough. Indeed, it is the 57th longest of its type in the world, which is unspectacular. What makes it interesting are its approach ramps, giant overlapping spirals that look like fantasy versions of future cities going back to the 1930s, only here made real. An early sign of China’s rise in economic power, it expresses its energy a…


The Ada bridge or alternatively Sava bridge is a cable-stayed bridge over the Sava river in Belgrade, Serbia. The bridge crosses the tip of Ada Ciganlija island, connecting the municipalities of Čukarica and New Belgrade.


Zhivopisny Bridge (Russian: Живописный Мост) is a cable-stayed bridge that spans Moskva River in north-western Moscow, Russia. The new Zhivopisny Bridge near Serebryany Bor is an eye-catching landmark, with its giant mirrorball at the top.