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.
- 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.