Given that Boston is surrounded by rivers and ocean, there are many times when we find ourselves traveling over bridges to reach a destination. Some of these bridges are far more than utilitarian structures. They offer incredible views, span improbably long distances, or make a striking visual impression. That’s true of these 7 Boston bridges:

Share your favorite Boston-area bridge in the comments, as well as any photos you may have!

If you’re up for a day trip, you may also want to check out some of New England’s quaint covered bridges.

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