Puente Colgado (Aranjuez)

The Puente Colgado (Hanged Bridge) or Puente Colgante was a bridge on the Tagus river located in the town of Aranjuez, in the Community of Madrid, Spain.

Puente Colgado of Aranjuez in 1834 by Pharamond Blanchard

This replaced the Puente de Barcas, an ancient bridge that never became the main access to Aranjuez.

It was built in the 1820s by Pedro Miranda. It had Classical style statues It could be considered a door to the city of a dignity that did not demean to its surroundings, as well as an attractive element.

It was replaced due to the urgencies of the heavy traffic of an entire national highway running more practical solutions than beautiful.