Golden Gate Bridge

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The Golden Gate bridge spans the Golden Gate strait, connecting the city of San Francisco to Marin County. Construction of the bridge began in 1933 and was completed in 1937 at a cost of $903 million. At the time of it's completion it was the largest suspension bridge span in the world. It remains the second largest suspension bridge span in the United States.

Ponte Vecchio

photo credit Robert Scarth

Located in Florence, Italy (Firenze, Italia), the Ponte Vecchio spans the Arno River. Built and destroyed several times, it was last rebuilt in 1345. The Ponte Vecchio is notable for still having shops along it.

Tower Bridge

photo credit Anirudh Koul

The Tower bridge spans the river Thames linking the London boroughs Tower Hamlets and Southwark. The bridge, a combination bascule and suspension bridge, opened in 1894.