Gallery: Canada’s Vertigo-Inducing Capilano Suspension Bridge Is Not fo...

Since it was first constructed from hemp ropes and cedar planks in 1889, the Capilano Suspension Bridge has been giving pedestrians crossing the Capilano River in Vancouver, Canada a reason to hold their breath and say a prayer. In over 100 years of operation, the bridge, which measures 446 ft long and sits 230 ft above the river, has not only enthralled millions of visitors as they cross the icy waters below, but has also garnered its fair share of macabre stories - read on to learn more about this legendary bridge.

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  1. Craig Schaffer January 26, 2015 at 10:07 am

    In the early ’90s I crossed this bridge while in Vancouver. I have a certificate that is issued upon crossing. Beautiful, fun and thrilling all at the same time.

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