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“The World’s Longest Glass Bridge” In China finally Opened

China Architecture News - Sep 28, 2015 - 22:08   3733 views

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We had announced that Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge, China designed by Haim Dotan will be opened to the public in July, which is the longest and highest glass-bottomed brige in the world- and finally this exciting bridge opened and people started to take beautiful, scary images from the bridge!

image © Haim Dotan

The recently completed span is a glass walkway suspended a stomach-flipping 180 meters (590 feet) above a sheer drop in China's central Hunan Province. Haohan Qiao, as it's known in Chinese, is the latest in a series of glass-floored attractions to open in China and the rest of the world. Despite its terror-inducing appearance, its creators say the bridge in the Shiniuzhai National Geological Park is perfectly safe. Each of the glass panes is 24 millimeters thick and 25 times stronger than normal glass......Continue Reading

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