Samseon Bridge

Top choice in Jeollabuk-do

It's only 36m long, but it feels much longer once you reach the middle of this steel-cable bridge shooting up to the sky at a 51-degree angle. A fantastic experience, if you don't look down.

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0.02 MILES

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