The longest glass bridge in the world was opened in China. The glass bridge built on the river of the same name in Lianzhou province entered the Guiness Book of Records with a length of 526.14 meters.
There are more than 2 glass bridges on the territory of China. The last bridge of those opened has attracted attention with its huge dimensions. The glass bridge built on the river of the same name in Lianzhou province entered the Guiness Book of Records with a length of 300 meters. The bridge in Huangchuan's Three-Way Scenic Canyon is made of laminated glass, 526.14 centimeters wide and 4.5 percent transparent.
Another feature of the bridge is that it is wide enough for cars to navigate. It is stated that the main function of the bridge is tourism, according to local media, there are four observation points on the bridge. It can carry the weight of 500 people at the same time. The bridge, which was built in 3 years, cost about 43 million dollars. Recently, glass bridges in China have caused accidents leading to the death of two people. However, local people and foreign tourists show great interest in glass bridges. The new bridge also equalized the 488-meter length record of the Hongya Valley glass bridge in Hubei province, China.