Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge

Linking Kobe on the Honshū mainland to Awaji, an island in Japan’s Inland Sea, Akashi Kaikyo is the world’s longest suspension bridge; the central suspended section is almost 2km long, and makes up half the length of the entire structure. It took two million workers and a decade to build, and the steel cable used to construct it would encircle the Earth just over seven times.

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Did you know the longest suspended bridge in the world is the Akashi Kaikyō Bridge, located in Japan? The Harry Winston Ocean Tourbillon Jumping Hour watch’s suspended tourbillon is the watchmaker’s personal homage to bridges around the world