Newcastle upon Tyne in the north-east of England. Granted, not a great deal of skyscrapers here – none, to be precise – but there are loads of bridges. The one just being completed there in 1928 is the Tyne Bridge. That’s a good 9 years before the Golden Gate Bridge, incidentally.
'The Venice of the Alps' ~ Annecy, France lies on the northern tip of Lake Annecy (Lac d'Annecy), 35 kilometres south of Geneva. http://amazingcentral.com/one-of-the-most-attractive-place-to-visit-in-france-annecy-the-alps/ Arrive for Carnival Venitien d' Annecy!