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China Glass Bridge Opens to Visitors in Zhangjiajie


World’s highest and longest glass-bottomed bridge has opened to visitors in Zhangjiajie, central China.

The glass bridge connects two mountain cliffs in what are known as the Avatar mountains (Avatar movie was shot here) in Hunan province.

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Completed in December, the 1411ft-long bridge cost $3.4 million to build and stands 984ft above ground, state news agency Xinhua reported.

The bridge has been paved with 99 panes of three-layered transparent glass.

According to officials, the 20ft-wide bridge – designed by Israeli architect Haim Dotan – has already set world records for its architecture and construction.

Park officials have said a maximum of 8,000 visitors will be allowed on the bridge each day.

Those wanting to add another thrill to their bucket list are strongly encouraged to book their slots in advance.

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