With clear glass panels for flooring, visitors will have an unhindered view of a 600-foot valley while being suspended between two mountain tops.
Another glass bridge is scheduled to open in the Hunan province later in 2015.
According to Shanghaiist’s Alex Linder, the bridge is located inside Shiniuzhai National Geological Park, spans 300m and rests 180m above the ground. Now with the glass flooring which is only 24 mm thick, crossing the bridge may be considered as one of the most daring things to do for fun. It was designed by Tel Aviv-based architect, Haim Dotan.
Speaking about the bridge, Dotan had said, “I believe in nature, harmony, balance and beauty”. “Nature is attractive as is. The Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge was created to be invisible as possible – a white bridge disappearing into the clouds”.
Though the bridge may look risky, every aspect of its construction has been carefully considered.
The see-through bridge opened up on Thursday and so impressive it was that it attracted more visitors than the ones who had come to see the cliffs.
Thankfully, the panes are 25 times stronger than regular glass so will stand up to plenty of punishment.
Tourists have started rushing to the bridge which apparently sways in the wind at times while they cross it. The bridge is capable of holding about 800 people simultaneously. ABC News adds in its report of the China suspension bridge, that this isn’t for the faint of heart.