China to open world’s longest glass spiral bridge this month. Planning a trip?

first_imgIf you are in dire need of an adventure, head to China straight as a new walkway – set to be the longest glass bridge in the world – will open this month. What is so adventurous about it, do you ask. Well, then, you must know that the walkway spirals through the air and also provides a picturesque view of the scenery around it, CNN reports.The walkway, which is 550 meters long, will stretch across southwest China’s Huangguoshu Scenic Area. Pan Zhaofu, director of the Huangguoshu Scenic Area, said that the intention is to maximise the interest of tourists.”We want to create a resort where tourists can be entertained and enjoy sports and leisure as well as health care, by integrating innovatively the elements of leisure, recreation, stimulation, amusement and health care,” Pan Zhaofu, director of the Huangguoshu Scenic Area, said, as per the report in CNN.Almost $1 million has been invested into the construction of the bridge that commenced in March. China has several other glass bridges but CNN reports that this is the “first of its kind” in Suiyang County, Guizhou Province.Hongyagu glass suspension bridge in Hebei Province’s Hongyagu Scenic Area opened in 2017 and is 488 meters long. It was billed as the world’s longest glass-bottomed suspension bridge but the new walkway that will open in August has broken the record set by the aforementioned bridge.ALSO READ: Tourists dare to cross world’s longest glass-bottomed bridge in China. Watch viral videoALSO WATCH: Bihar boy tries making TikTok video, diesadvertisementlast_img read more