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China opens terrifying glass-bottomed bridge in Shiniuzhai park

October 9, 2017

Published on Oct 9, 2017

It's called Brave Men's Bridge for a reason.

The recently completed span is a glass walkway suspended a stomach-flipping 180 meters (590 feet) above a sheer drop in China's central Hunan Province.

Haohan Qiao, as it's known in Chinese, is the latest in a series of glass-floored attractions to open in China and the rest of the world.

Despite its terror-inducing appearance, its creators say the bridge in the Shiniuzhai National Geological Park is perfectly safe.

Each of the glass panes is 24 millimeters thick and 25 times stronger than normal glass.

When completed, the Zhangjiajie structure will be the world's highest and longest glass bridge -- 430 meters long and 300 meters high.

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