Photos Of Record-Breaking Skywalk In China

2 May 2015

A 35 million yuan (A$7.2 million) horseshoe-shaped glass cantilever bridge has opened to the public in the scenic Longgang region in southwest China's Chongqing Province.

This record-breaking structure is now the longest glass skywalk in the world. For a true depiction of its magnificence, you need to see the photos below.

 The soaring skywalk competes with the mountains in Longgang. Picture: Rex
 Visitors and workers walk on the cantilever bridge on the cliff in Longgang scenic area. Picture: Rex
 It is the world's longest glass skywalk. Picture: Rex
 It is built at an altitude of 1,010 metres, with a vertical drop of 718 metres. The bridge has a cantilever extending to 26.64 metres, five metres longer than the Grand Canyon Skywalk in Arizona. Picture: Rex
 Walkers in traditional dress add to the marvel. Picture: Rex
 In other skywalk news ... sticking out from Tianmen Mountain at 1,430 metres high, this 90-centimetre-wide, 6.4-centimetre thick glass skywalk in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Hunan Province, China, offers a clear view of the mountains below as you tiptoe across the 60-metre long bridge. Picture: Rex
 It is a vast improvement on the perilous wooden planks. Picture: Rex
 Chinese workers install the final piece of glass on the skywalk. Picture: Rex
 Easy does it ... the last pane goes in. Picture: Rex
 Tourists walk on the glass skywalk. Picture: Rex
 Tourists take selfies on the glass skywalk. Picture: Rex
 Too many selfies are never enough. Picture: Rex

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