Forth Bridge Now A World Heritage Site

Forth Bridge Now A World Heritage Site.

Forth Bridge - Now a Unesco World Heritage Site

Forth Bridge – Now a Unesco World Heritage Site

The Forth Bridge has become the sixth Scottish landmark to be awarded Unesco World Heritage Site status.

The decision was announced at a meeting in the German city of Bonn after the UN’s cultural committee spent more than a year considering its nomination.

World heritage status is given to sites of “outstanding universal value” with the aim of protecting them for future generations.

The distinctive red bridge has carried trains over the Forth since 1890.
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Forth Bridge Panoramic - Now a Unesco World Heritage Site

Forth Bridge Panoramic – Now a Unesco World Heritage Site

Forth Bridge Now A World Heritage Site

Construction : 1882
Total length : 2,529 m
Bridge type : Cantilever bridge
Height : 110 m
Architects : Sir John Fowler, 1st Baronet, Benjamin Baker
Location : Edinburgh, Fife, United Kingdom

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