The World’s Longest Glass-Bottomed Bridge Just Opened in China

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A massive new 526-meter (1,725 feet) long bridge just opened in Southern China, but this one has a twist. The bottom is entirely clad in glass, so visitors have a stunning view of the Lianjiang River 200 meters below.

Designed by Architectural Design & Research Institute of Zhejiang University, it’s a slim yet impressive feat, and we can only imagine it’d be an exhilarating and hair-raising  walk across its length.

Part of the Huangchuan Three Gorges Scenic Area, the glass bridge is just the latest attractions to this natural area.  Read more on Dezeen:

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“Through blending the structure into the natural surroundings and deploying innovative construction methods, the design team realized the seamless integration of nature and the artificial.”

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“The glazing endows the bridge deck with crystal-like lustre, high transparency and refractive index”

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