The longest glass bottom bridge in the world has opened to tourists – but would you dare? To take away the worries, the bridge’s floor is comprised of tempered glass developed in France, rendering it sturdy enough to sustain up to 450 people at once.
A massive glass bridge that claims to be the world’s longest has opened, but it is only for the courageous.
The Bach Long pedestrian bridge in Vietnam is 632 meters (2,073 feet) long and rises 150 meters (492 feet) above a massive jungle.
The bridge’s floor is comprised of tempered glass developed in France, rendering it sturdy enough to sustain up to 450 people at once.
The glass floor also allows travelers to enjoy spectacular views of the surroundings while enduring the terrifying walk.
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“When standing on the bridge, travellers will be able to admire the beauty of nature,” stated Hoang Manh Duy, a spokesperson of the bridge’s operator.
Bach Long is Vietnam’s third glass bridge, and local Bui Van Thach hopes it will attract more tourists to the region.
Guinness World Records officials are likely to substantiate the assertion next month.
It is the world’s longest glass-bottomed bridge, according to the business, exceeding the 526-meter structure in Guangdong, China.
After two years of Covid shutdowns that kept practically all international travelers away, Vietnamese tourism officials are hoping to entice them back.
If you want to give it a go, you will be glad to know that British citizens are welcome.
The country lifted the quarantine for overseas visitors and reinstated the 15-day visa-free travel period for UK tourists.
And it is not even the scariest bridge in the world.
Last year, China built a 100m (328ft) ‘bending‘ bridge, which many thought was too ridiculous to exist.
Last year, a 1,692ft see-through-bottomed bridge in Portugal opened.
The bridge is the world’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge, suspended 575 feet above earth with a precipitous plunge into the river and cliffs beneath.
In 2018, China opened a £15 billion bridge connecting Hong Kong and Macau, which is the world’s longest sea crossing.