World’s longest and highest glass bridge opens in China

World’s highest and longest glass bridge is officially opened in Zhangjiajie park, China  on Saturday after several “safety tests” including smashing the bridge with sledgehammers and driving an SUV over it.

World's longest and highest glass bridge

As 8,000 people are allowed to visit the attraction each day, many tourists queued up overnight to be the first to visit it.
As 8,000 people are allowed to visit the attraction each day, many tourists queued up overnight to be the first to visit it.

 

Smashing the glass with sledgehammers as part of safety test. - AP
Smashing the glass with sledgehammers as part of safety test. – AP
Driving car on glass bridge as part of safety test. - AP
Driving car on glass bridge as part of safety test. – AP

Tourists will have to book their tickets a day in advance, at a cost of 138 yuan (£15.94)

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