Travel through these 5 Stunning Bridges in Pakistan

Bridges are essential parts of every country connecting one city to another and increasing the beauty of the area at the same time. With great history and beauty, these are the most stunning bridges in Pakistan that you must visit on your next travel visit to Pakistan. 

Hussaini Suspension Bridge

This is one of the most precious bridges in North Pakistan. It is the most thrilling and also the longest bridge in Gilgit Baltistan. This bridge has 399 steps, with the stream flowing right under it making it look like the bridge is moving with it. This is the most famous hanging bridge of Pakistan and everyone is recommended to not cross but just to look at it.

Attock Bridge

Also known as the Old Attock bridge, it connects Attock Kurd and Khairabad Kund on the Indus River in Pakistan. This bridge is one of the most significant crossings between the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab, on the Indus River. Attock Bridge was opened on May 24, 1883 with the expense being more than PKRA 3.2 million on development. It was then upgraded for its structure by Sir Francis Callaghan.

Lansdowne Bridge

This bridge ranges between the communities of Sukkur and Rohri. It was the longest rigid girder bridge in the world when it was finished in 1889. Gauging a monstrous 3,300 tons, it was a brace work. Lansdowne bridge was designed by Sir Alexander Meadows Rendel. It allowed for access by rail between Balochistan and Sindh.

Jhelum Bridge

Located between Sarai Alamgir and Jhelum on the Jhelum River, this bridge was structured by the British specialist William St. John Galwey. Having a street on one side and a railroad track, it is made of iron over concrete docks. This bridge is the longest railway bridge in Pakistan.

Bunji Bridge

Located on the Indus River near a town in the Astore District of Gilgit Baltistan, Bunji Bridge is a suspension bridge. Having its wooden braces torched during the 1947, it was first introduced in the nineteenth century by Maharaja Pratap Singh’s administration of Jammu and Kashmir. This bridge is an essential connection between Astore District areas and Gilgit town.

Ayub Bridge

Named after Field Marshal Mohammad Ayub Khan, this bridge is a railroad connected between Sukkur and Rohri. Ayub bridge has an extension around 806 feet length and 247 feet height. Giving a reliable connection of rail between these two areas, it has served for a long time costing PKR 21.6 million.