The Yi Sun-sin Bridge is a suspension bridge in South Korea between Kwangyang and Yeosu. The bridge has a main span of 1,545 meters making it the eighth largest suspension bridge in the world and the largest bridge in South Korea. Construction began in 2007 and in 2012 the bridge opened for the Expo exhibition in the city of Yeosu. The towers, which are 272 meters high, took 11 months to build, the Great Belt Bridge's tower at 254 meters took 30 months to build.
The bridge is named after the Korean admiral Yi Sun-sin who was born in 1545, he is famous for his victories over the Japanese navy during the Imjin War and initiated the construction of the world's first ironclad warship. Next to the bridge there is a bridge museum.