Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon and Glass Bridge
Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Scenic area
Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Scenic area is an important tourist attraction in the eastern of zhangjiajie ,located in Sanguansi township , Cili county, Zhangjiajie city, next to the world Natural heritage and world geological park-Wulingyuan scenic area, it is a newly developed tourists area.
There are waterfalls and stream in zhangjiajie grand canyon, all the way down , the canyon is full of vegetation, thick woods, pure water, fresh and cool air. While strolling in the quiet stream with the tree-lined walkway, you will feel that you are in one corner of paradise.
It take more than 2 hours to visit the Grand canyon , the canyon is narrow and the hiking time is long . Make sure you are ready for that when you start.
Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge
Zhangjiajie Glass bridge, located in zhangjiajie Grand Canyon scenic area, is the world’s longest and highest glass bottom bridge spanning 430 meters(1,410-feet) across two cliffs , and with a width of 6 meters(20-feet), hovering over 300 meters(984-feet) vertical drop.
In 2012, The famous Israel designer( Haim Dotan )and architect( Doronshalev) came to zhangjiajie for investigating the feasibility of building it. 2 years later, their idea started to be involved officially with the real construction of zhangjiajie glass bridge.then on August 20th of 2016, it finally open to public. The bridge deck is wholly paved with 3 layers of tempered glass, totally 99 pieces which is 1.5meters long and 1.6cm thick for each
As one of the most popular attractions in zhangjiajie , it attracts a huge amount of tourists for each day, but the bridge can only hold 800 persons at one time , 8000 for a day. If you are interested and brave enough. Have a try at this spot.