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World’s Highest and Longest Glass-bottom Bridge Opened in China

World’s highest and largest glass-bottomed bridge was officially unveiled to the public for the first time on Saturday, 20th of August. For those who loves heights is a thrilling spot that’s not to be missed.

The structure crosses two peaks in the mountains of Zhangjiajie, Hunan Province, the same ranges that inspired the American blockbuster Avatar. The attraction became immediately so busy that you can barely see the sheer drop below.

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It cost 22.5 million yuan (£2.5million) to build, according to state-run Xinhua news agency. 

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The bridge spans approximately 430 metres (1,400 feet) across two peaks and is suspended 300 metres (984ft) above a sheer drop.

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The structure’s capacity will be limited to 800 visitors at the same time, tourists will have to book their tickets a day in advance, at a cost of 138 yuan (£15.94).

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Tourists can walk across the bridge, designed by Israeli architect Haim Dotan, and the more adventurous will be able to bungee jump or ride a zip line.

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source:dailymail

World’s Highest and Longest Glass-bottom Bridge Opened in China
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