Longest glass bridge spans Chinese canyon

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If you’re scared of heights, then China’s newest glass bridge is maybe something you’d want to avoid.

The Grand Canyon of Zhangjiajie skywalk is about to take the crown as the world’s highest and longest see-through skywalk when it opens in July, The Mirror reports.

It spans 430 metres between two cliffs in the Zhangjiajie national park in Hunan province and will be able to hold 800 people at a time.

The six-metre wide bridge crosses over a 300 metre vertical drop.

The park was the inspiration for James Cameron’s fictional planet Pandora in the Avatar film.

It could also become the world’s scariest runway, with plans to use it for fashion shows in the future.

Designed by Israeli architect Haim Dotan, the skywalk will also have the world’s highest bungee jump.

The bridge will take the title off Canada’s 300 metre long Glacier Skywalk which only opened last year in Alberta.

Original Source: 3 News