China opens world’s longest and highest glass bridge

The world’s highest and longest glass-bottomed bridge was opened to visitors in central China.

The bridge connects two mountain cliffs known as the Avatar Mountains in Zhangjiajie, Hunan province.

Key Facts

  • The glass-bottomed bridge is 430 metres long and is 6 metres wide.
  • It stands 300 metre above a canyon in the Tianmenshan National Forest Park.
  • It has been paved with 99 panes of three-layered transparent glass.
  • It has been designed by Israeli architect Haim Dotan.
  • Construction of the bridge had completed in December 2015.
  • So far it has set 10 world records for design and construction.
  • Maximum 8,000 visitors will be allowed to cross the bridge every day.

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  • sivamm yadav
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    But in raining time ,,,this bridge not suitable for vehicles