Bridges Bridges in Greece

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A complete list of bridges in Greece with pictures. Famous Grecian 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.
Arkadiko Bridge is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Bridges in Greece
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Arkadiko Bridge


The Arkadiko Bridge or Kazarma Bridge is a Mycenaean bridge near the modern road from Tiryns to Epidauros on the Peloponnese, Greece. Dating to the Greek Bronze Age, it is one of the oldest arch bridges still in existence and use. The corbel arch bridge belonged in Mycenaean times to a highway between the two cities, which formed part of a wider military road network. It has a culvert span of ca. 1 m and is made in the typical Mycenaean manner of Cyclopean stones. The structure is 22 metres long, 5.60 metres wide at the base and 4 metres high. The width of the roadway atop is about 2.50 metres. The sophisticated layout of the bridge and the road indicate that they were specifically ...more on Wikipedia

Bridge of Arta is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Bridges in Greece
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The Bridge of Arta is a stone bridge that crosses the Arachthos river in the west of the city of Arta in Greece. It has been rebuilt many times over the centuries, starting with Roman or perhaps older foundations; the current bridge is probably a 17th-century Ottoman construction. The folk ballad "The Bridge of Arta" tells a story of human sacrifice during its building. From the ballad, a number of Greek proverbs and customary expressions arose, associated with interminable delays, as in the text of the ballad: "All day they were building it, and in the night it would collapse." ...more on Wikipedia

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Lake Polyfytos Bridge is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Bridges in Greece
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Lake Polyfytos Bridge


The Lake Polyphytos Bridge or the Servia / Neraida High Bridge is one of the longest bridges in Greece, with a length of 1,372 m. Construction began in 1972 along with the artificial lake and was completed in 1975. The bridge is a part of the GR-3/E65 and is located 15 km southeast of the city of Kozani and 5 km northwest of Servia. It is one of the two bridges of the lake; the other is the Rymnios Bridge to the southwest near Aiani and is smaller, with 615 m length. ...more on Wikipedia

Rio–Antirrio bridge is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Bridges in Greece
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The Rio–Antirrio bridge, officially the Charilaos Trikoupis Bridge after the statesman who first envisaged it, is one of the world's longest multi-span cable-stayed bridges and the longest of the fully suspended type. It crosses the Gulf of Corinth near Patras, linking the town of Rio on the Peloponnese peninsula to Antirrio on mainland Greece by road. ...more on Wikipedia

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