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World’s longest and highest glass-bottomed bridge reopens to public

The world's longest and highest glass bridge, Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge reopened to the public on Friday with a capacity of holding 10,000 people a day.


The glass bridge started a trial operation in late August this year, but was closed 12 days later due to overwhelming demand.


Glass bridge was not closed for safety reasons, it had passed security inspection and its construction was up to standard.


"We want to be responsible to the tourists, the local government and the scenic resorts. We thought we should perfect its surrounding facilities and environment, and tackle the problems we discovered in the trial period," local Cili county magistrate Gao Jingsheng said.

“我们要对游客,当地政府和风景区负责。我们认为我们应该完善其周边设施和环境,解决我们在试运期内发现的问题,” 当地慈利县县长高靖生说。

There had been some deficiencies of the soft and hard facilities during the trial period and that was why the officials decided to close the operation and upgrade the facilities.


The upgraded services are more convenient and intelligent. Visitors can book their tickets on the scenic resort's official website.


To avoid traffic congestion, visitors who drive private cars to the bridge must park in a certain area and transfer to the visitor center by a free sightseeing bus.


Designed by architect Haim Dotan, the 430-metre-long bridge is believed to be the world's longest and tallest glass pedestrian bridge. It offers a way to enjoy the panoramic view of the Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon.


During its trial operation the bridge held no more than 800 people at a time. Each day, 8,000 visitors had the opportunity to walk on the bridge. Entrance tickets can only be obtained by reservation.


Source: people.cn


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