Are you afraid of heights? Tourists from everywhere are flocking to Zhangjiajie, China to visit the world’s tallest and longest glass-bottomed bridge and it is absolutely mind-blowing.
The Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge is located in the Hunan Province in China and it has shattered (no pun intended!) records across the globe. Adding to the list of China’s many world’s records — they now have an impressive bridge to add to that long and ever-growing list.
This wonderful piece of human engineering is the world’s longest and the world’s tallest glass-bottomed bridge.
Basic Facts of Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge
Length: 430 meters (1,411 feet)
Width: 6 meters (20 feet)
Height: 300 meters (984 feet)
Highlight: The bridge bottom is paved with transparent glass, to give visitors a feeling of extremely thrilling and a better perspective of sightseeing. In addition, in the middle of the bridge, there is a bungee platform. When opened, it will be world’s highest bungee, measuring 270 meters (886 feet) above the ground.
The bridge was designed by Israeli architect Haim Dotan and for 138 yuan, or approximately $20 USD, you can visit this engineering marvel. It’s certainly an experience that you would never forget. This is quickly becoming a bucket-list item for many.
Before opening in August of 2016, it was estimated that the bridge would receive 8,000 visitors a day. However, it was exceeded far beyond they expected with 80,000 visitors a day.
Would you have the guts to cross this record-breaking glass-bottomed bridge? Watch the video and decide for yourself.