Where is the oldest datable, functioning bridge in the world?
From the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City to the Tower Bridge in London to the Sydney Harbour Bridge, these wonders of architecture and engineering have carried travelers across spans for ages. In fact, the oldest one still around is in Izmir, Turkey, and it crosses the river Meles. The stone slab structure was constructed around 850 BC. Some Mycenaean bridges that existed as early as 1600 BC still have remnants around Mycenae, Greece, but the one in Turkey gets the win because you can still cross it today. Now if we only knew who the oldest bridge troll is... Sources: Guinness World Book of Records, Gizmodo