Vietnam has opened its second glass bridge, offering the public an awe-inspiring view of O Quy Ho Mountain Pass and the fabled Hoang Lien Son range.
Situated on top of the mountain pass in northern Lai Chau province, the 60-meter-long, five-meter-wide glass bridge stretches 600 meters above ground and some 2,200 meters above sea level.
Xi Jinping Surprises With Two-Second Announcement of World’s Longest Sea Bridge
Chinese President Xi Jinping surprised his nation when he announced the opening of the world’s longest sea bridge in just a few seconds on Tuesday.
Chinese President Xi Jinping declared the opening of the world’s longest sea bridge on Tuesday, state news Xinhua reported.
The megastructure, which cost $20 billion and nine years to build, connects the territories of Hong Kong and Macau, as well as the city of Zhuhai in mainland China’s Guangdong province.
For practical tourists, there is nothing more inviting than the allure of a free attraction. So when a new attraction in China suddenly offered to waive its entrance fee for the weekend to mark its official opening, a mob of an estimated 10,000 tourists flocked to the site.
The only worrisome part of the whole deal is that the multitude of visitors converged in one of China’s glass bridge in Pingdingshan, Henan, which might not be the safest spot to be in the company of a huge crowd.
China’s record-breaking glass bridge closed just 13 days after its opening, upsetting thousands of visitors.
The world’s highest and longest glass-bottomed bridge suspended over China’s Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon opened to the public on August 20. The six-meter-wide bridge is 430 meters long and made up of 99 glass panels. Nestled between two cliffs in Zhangjiajie Park, the bridge offers spectacular views of the canyon that is believed to have inspired scenery in the sci-fi movie “Avatar.”