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Clifton Suspension Bridge

bristol UK Britain england south west pictures city photograph architecture buildings Europe young youth exchange visit holiday knowle west media project escola de bagium portuguese The bridge spans 214 metres across the River Avon, at a height of 75 metres, and was the longest road bridge in the world when it was first completed in 1864.

While the bridge was being built, people would pay to be pulled across in a basket. Some Victorian couples would propose marriage on the way, suspended 75 metres above the River Avon. How romantic!

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