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