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Bridges/Roads Bridges in Germany

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A complete list of bridges in Germany with pictures. Famous German bridges, the biggest and the highest. From the earliest arch and beam bridges to the newest suspension and truss bridges, this list has them all. We build bridges to span obstacles, be it a valley, waterway, or another road. A bridge's function designates its design. A bridge can can be temporary, or it can last for millennia. Many Roman bridges are still standing (and even in use) today. No surprise then that bridges often become iconic landmarks for their region.

What are famous German bridges? Take a look here and see for yourself.
Bietigheim Enz Valley Viaduct is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Bridges in Germany
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The Bietigheim Viaduct is a well-known German railway bridge over the Enz valley at Bietigheim-Bissingen and one of the landmarks of the city. It was built in 1851-1853 under the direction of Karl Etzel as part of the Western Railway between Bietigheim and Bruchsal. The Bietigheim Viaduct is a bricked stone construction with two rows of arches. The viaduct is approximately 287 metres long, approximately 33 metres high and has 21 arches, which extend over the Enz valley. Six arches were destroyed at the end of the Second World War; after that an auxiliary bridge, which was opened on 1 August 1945 was erected beside it, some foundations of which are still visible. The damaged columns were ...more on Wikipedia

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Blue Wonder is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Bridges in Germany
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Blue Wonder is the commonly used name for the Loschwitz Bridge, a cantilever truss bridge over the Elbe river in the Saxon capital of Dresden, Germany. It connects the city districts of Blasewitz and Loschwitz, two affluent residential areas, which around 1900 were amongst the most expensive in Europe. It is located close to Standseilbahn Dresden funicular railway and the world's oldest suspension railway Schwebebahn Dresden, as well as near the Dresden TV tower. After a two year construction time, the bridge was completed in 1893 at a cost of 2.25 million Goldmarks and named König-Albert-Brücke in honor of King Albert of Saxony. In the 19th century it was a masterpiece of technology to ...more on Wikipedia

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Cologne Hohenzollern Bridge

Cologne Hohenzollern Bridge is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Bridges in Germany
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Cologne Mülheim Bridge

Cologne Mülheim Bridge is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Bridges in Germany
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