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Frankfurt am Main - Germany 532 32.92%
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Old October 21st, 2009, 08:38 PM   #2481
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How many amazing bridges are there in Rotterdam!!?
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Old October 21st, 2009, 10:37 PM   #2482
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^A few

Erasmusbrug (139m high - 802m long)


Willemsbrug (270m long)


Van Brienenoordbrug (1320m long)


Botlekbrug


De Hef (no longer in use)


Regentessebrug


And to bad we don't have these two anymore...

The right one used to connect the railway to De Hef. Now the railway is underground.

And more and more!! A 3rd city bridge (like the Erasmus- or Willemsbrug) is planned
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Old October 22nd, 2009, 10:44 AM   #2483
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And to bad we don't have these two anymore...
I hope this beauty wasn't destroyed by german bombings in WWII...
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Old October 22nd, 2009, 11:40 AM   #2484
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^No. I don't know about the left one. But the right one was destroyed in 1994 because if the bridge (De Hef) had to open there where huge train delays. So they decided to built a tunnel. The train used to go from central station on a elevated railway through the city, that means lots of noise.

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Old October 22nd, 2009, 12:11 PM   #2485
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London is loaded with diverse styles, heights, and densities. It offers multiple skylines and lots of surprises. as much as I like many of the giants sprouting in Frankfurt, they seem at variance with the overall height and scale of the city. Paris has La Defense but it is like a moated fort. The architecture going up in Warsaw is unusually handsome and classy. Rotterdsam is wild and will become quite a skyline in the years to come!
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Old October 22nd, 2009, 01:38 PM   #2486
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Old October 22nd, 2009, 01:43 PM   #2487
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Never seen that angle before, looks like an Australian city. Nice!
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Old October 22nd, 2009, 09:09 PM   #2488
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Amazing pics Ecological!
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Old October 22nd, 2009, 11:43 PM   #2489
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Paris, skyline from afar:

























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Old October 23rd, 2009, 02:23 AM   #2490
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Beautiful Paris and nice pics of London.
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Old October 23rd, 2009, 02:23 AM   #2491
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I love Paris!


pictures by me:




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Old October 23rd, 2009, 02:29 AM   #2492
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1.Frankfurt or 2
2.Paris-La defense or 1
3.Warsaw
4.London
5.Rotterdam
6.Madrit
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Old October 23rd, 2009, 12:35 PM   #2493
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Loving the pics

Btw, in THIS short movie you can also see the 2 old bridges in Rotterdam. This video was shot in 1920 and if Rotterdam wasn't bombed, then it would probably still look like that. An amazing video!
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Old October 23rd, 2009, 02:39 PM   #2494
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And now it's time for something mind blowing!
London skyline (view from the Strata Tower)



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Old October 23rd, 2009, 02:59 PM   #2495
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Sorry, but I am waiting for something mind-blowing! I have seen at least 10 or 20 pictures of London that were much more stunnig!
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Old October 23rd, 2009, 03:46 PM   #2496
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As I see almost everybody here are talking about bridges - so I tought to post something from Warsaw.

Swietokrzyski's Bridge





Siekierkowski's Bridge





Poniatowski's Bridge





Gdański Bridge





And here are some other bridges destroyed during the World War II (unfortunately they were never rebuild)

Kierbedzia's Bridge
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Srednicowy Bridge (my favorite)





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Old October 23rd, 2009, 04:11 PM   #2497
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^Those last 2 are (almost) exactly the same as the 2 in Rotterdam!

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Old October 23rd, 2009, 04:15 PM   #2498
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Sorry, but I am waiting for something mind-blowing! I have seen at least 10 or 20 pictures of London that were much more stunnig!
Really? ...then I have to replace "mind blowing" with "amazing" perhaps?


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Cologne (Hohenzollernbrücke)
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...I guess that the desgins in those years were very "in"

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Old October 23rd, 2009, 04:18 PM   #2499
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Really? ...then I have to replace "mind blowing" with "amazing" perhaps?
Would be at leat somewhat more suitable!
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Old October 23rd, 2009, 04:18 PM   #2500
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That pic with the skyline view from the Strata building has been shown like 5 times now
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