China opens the longest and highest glass bridge in the world!



The world’s highest and longest glass-bottomed bridge has been opened to visitors in China’s spectacular Zhangjiajie mountains.The bridge is 430 metres (1,400 feet) long and suspended 300 metres above the earth, the bridge spans the canyon between two mountain cliffs in China’s central Hunan province reports AFP.

The park officials used sledgehammers and even drove a car, filled with passengers, across the bridge earlier this year to reassure people of the safety of the bridge. According to BBC, the Park officials have said a maximum of 8,000 visitors will be allowed on the bridge each day.

The bridge cost $3.4 million dollars to construct, and is “paved with 99 panes of three-layered transparent glass,” according to Xinhua

And cameras, selfie sticks and stilettos are not permitted on the bridge, as AFP reported.

The bridge designed by Israeli architect Haim Dotan, allows tourists the opportunity to walk across it’s see though glass, and the the more adventurous will be able to bungee jump or ride a zip line.


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