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Travel Teufelsbrücke, Switzerland

Teufelsbrücke, Switzerland: This is the bridge built by the devil, or so the local people believe. The Teufelsbrücke spans the Reuss River high up in the Swiss mountains in the canton of Uri.

The world's top 10 bridges

20 November 2012

Bridges have conquered civilizations, connected races

and brought cultures into contact and conflict. At their simplest,

however, they have enabled human beings (and animals) to explore and

discover land masses separated by great, intractable bodies of water.

Consider for heft London's iconic Tower Bridge and the imposing Sydney

Harbour Bridge, or for tasteful architecture the exquisitely beautiful

Pont Alexandre III in Paris and Ponte Vecchio Bridge in Florence. Take a

look at the top 10 and feel free to argue.