China Opens Longest and Highest Glass Bridge of World [ Current Affairs ]

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China creates history by opening the world’s highest and longest glass-bottomed bridge to visitors in central China between two mountain cliffs known as the Avatar Mountains in Zhangjiajie, Hunan province.

Imafe of China glass bridge

Imafe of China glass bridge

Imafe of China glass bridge

Key Facts

  • The glass-bottomed bridge is constructed at estimated cost of £2.6million. It is 430 metres long and is 6 metres wide and 99 panels of clear glass.
  • It lies 300 metres above a canyon in the Tianmenshan National Forest Park.
  • It has 99 panes of three-layered transparent glass.
  • Israeli architect Haim Dotan has designed it.
  • The bridge was completed in December 2015 and it has set 10 world records on its design and construction.
  • The bridge has capacity around 8,000 visitors (pass away from it) per day and 600 at a time.

- Published on: August 24, 2016