Bridges mark the development of a country. And Malaysia is home to not just historical, but also stunning bridges!
Here are 7 Iconic Bridges in Malaysia that every Malaysians should be proud of! The next time you cross these bridges, be proud of the history that lies behind it.
1. Kuala Terengganu City Centre Drawbridge
The KTCC Drawbridge covers a distance of 638 metres and it’s the first drawbridge built in South East Asia! Two 16-storey towers stand between the bridge truly makes it a beautiful sight. The bridge will be open for test runs from June 2nd-June 17th and is expected to fully open for visitors by end of June.
2. Seri Wawasan Bridge
Situated across the beautiful Putrajaya lake, Seri Wawasan Bridge, also known as Bridge No. 9, is 240m in length and has a sailing-ship appearance. It comes with a more astonishing view at night as the bridge lights up.
3. Seri Gemilang Bridge
The Seri Gemilang Bridge is surrounded with decorative street-lamps and towers that contribute to its European outlook. Also crafted with traditional Malay motifs making it truly a romantic walk!
4. Penang Bridge
Covering a distance of 13.5km, the Penang Bridge is the second longest bridge in Malaysia. Connecting from Butterworth with Gulegor, the Penang Bridge was built in 1985. And in 2013, Penang’s 2nd bridge was built.
5. Penang Bridge 2
Also known as Sultan Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah Bridge, the 2nd Penang Bridge comprises of 24km in distance, making it the longest bridge in Malaysia.
6. Langkawi Sky Bridge
Built on top of the Machinchang mountain, the Langkawi Sky Bridge is also the world’s longest curved suspension bridge at 125 metres long. It was also accredited as the World’s Most Spectacular Pedestrian Bridges.
7. Sultan Ismail Bridge
One of the historic bridges in Muar built across the Muar river in 1967. The Sultan Ismail Bridge stretches up to 385 metres.