Bridge of Strings – Gesher HaMeitarim – Jerusalem – video virtual tour


Chords Bridge Jerusalem (Gesher HaMeitarim in Hebrew),
Also known as the Bridge of Strings, is a cantilever spar cable-stayed bridge at the entrance to Jerusalem. When the Jerusalem Light Rail is complete, the bridge will be used by trams running from outlying Jerusalem neighborhoods to the center of the city. The NIS 135 million bridge, designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava. The Chords Bridge will carry the light rail mass transit system over todays busy entrance to Jerusalem and serve as a new modern gateway to the Jerusalem. Calatrava’s stunning design Incorporated in the bridge is a glass-sided pedestrian crossing spanning the busy intersection of Herzl Boulevard and Jaffa Road.

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