Take a walk across Jerusalem’s String Bridge

Dominating the Jerusalem skyline, the Santiago Calatrava-designed light rail and pedestrian bridge evokes David’s harp – and no small amount of controversy

Some say the Jerusalem String Bridge looks like a sailing boat, others a harp. Photo by Flash90

Some say the Jerusalem String Bridge looks like a sailing boat, others a harp. Photo by Flash90

There is no shortage of issues about which Jerusalemites disagree. And so you have two camps: people who love the String Bridge and people who hate it.
The renowned architect Santiago Calatrava designed the structure to accommodate Jerusalem’s new light rail, as well as pedestrian and bicycle traffic. Reaching high into the sky at the western entrance to the city, you can’t miss it.
Click here to make up your own mind: Is the String Bridge a soaring beauty or a landscape spoiler?

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