Terrifying bridge: China Suspension Bridge
Published: September 27, 2015
Terrifying bridge: China Suspension Bridge, A new China suspension bridge offers up a see-through experience you once only dreamed of. How many times have you crossed a bridge from one point to another and quietly wondered to yourself how awesome of a sight it would be to see just below your feet as though you’re walking on air?
A glass bridge that just opened in Hunan gives natives and tourists alike a grand view. This China suspension bridge runs between two cliffs at the Shiniuzhai National Geological Park in Pingjiang County, is 600-feet up from the ground below, and is 1,000-feet long, Shanghaiist reports Sept. 25.
Fortunately, for those walking across this amazing bridge, the material its made of is 25 times stronger than regular glass. ABC News adds in its report of the China suspension bridge, that this isn’t for the faint of heart. This latest innovation is expected to be named “the longest and tallest glass-bottomed bridge in the world. It was designed by Tel Aviv-based architect, Haim Dotan. Dotan said of creating this masterpiece: “I believe in nature, harmony, balance and beauty. Nature is beautiful as is. The Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge was designed to be invisible as possible — a white bridge disappearing into the clouds.”
This unique structure can withstand high winds, earthquakes, frost, and up to 800 visitors at a time on the bridge. The China suspension bridge is proving to be a perfect adventure for thrill-seeking tourists and terrifying enough to make some visitors too frightened to continue walking across it.
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