The Coiling Dragon Cliff skywalk is the third glass skywalk on Tianmen Mountain. CREDIT: VCG/GETTY IMAGES
China opens ‘terrifying glass bridge’ in Tianmen mountain
The 100-metre-long “Coiling Dragon Cliff” skywalk is the China’s newest glass walkway winds around the sheer cliffs of Tianmen Mountain in southern China’s Zhangjiajie National Forest Park.
The 100-m walkway has 99 turns around the side of the sheer cliff face of Tianmen Mountain. CREDIT: GETTY IMAGES
The Zhangjiajie park already offers tourists this – at 430m (1,410ft) and suspended over a 300m-deep valley it is billed as the world’s longest glass bridge. CREDIT: AP
A second test saw a car filled with passengers drive across the bridge. CREDIT: CHINATOPIX VIA AP
The bridge walkway features 99 road turns, which opened to the public Aug 1, is just 1.6 metres wide and the sheer 1.5 km drop ensures dizzying views of the park, which is not for the faint-hearted.