Travelers are constantly seeking new thrills and countries are in a constant race to satisfy this new demand. Over the last 5 years new see through glass bridges have been popping up around the world. These stomach churning bridges have diizzying heights up to 300 meters (980 feet) above ground! Here are the top 5 glass bridges around the world that are absolutely terrifying!
Top 5 Terrifying Glass Bridges
5. Glacier Skywalk - Jasper, Canada
The Glacier Skywalk is located in the stunning rocky mountains of Canada. This circular walkway jets out over the cliff a staggering 270 metres above the Sunwapta valley. Tickets are $36.75 per adult and $18.50 per child.
4. Grand Canyon Skywalk - Peach Springs, United States
The Grand Canyon Skywalk hovers 290 metres above ground giving visitors the ultimate view of the Grand Canyon. It’s only a two hour drive from Las Vegas making for the ultimate day trip! General admission tickets to the Skywalk are $67.00.
3. Brave Men's Bridge - Shiniuzhai Park, China
The “Brave Men’s Bridge” in Shiniuzhai Park, China towers over 180 metres above ground and is 300 metres in length. The glass suspension bridge uses glass so thick it’s 25 times stronger than regular glass. It’s so strong they dare you to jump up and down. Are you nuts? The cost to enter the park is $15 and attracts up to 30,000 tourists per day.
Called the coiling dragon, the 100 metre walkway has over 100 turns around the side of a mountain. It is truly a terrifying experience on clear days when you are able to see just how high it really is. The walkways altitude is over 1500 metres and has amazing views of the Hunan countryside and Tianmen mountains.
1. Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge - Zhangjiajie, China
The worlds longest and highest glass bridge is the Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon bridge. At 460 metres long and over 300 metres high, the bridge delivers terrifying views straight down to the canyon below.
These bridges and walkways are definitely not for the faint of heart. Getting to some of these bridges by twisting long roads, cable cars and dangerous hikes can be scary enough! Now the question is, would you walk across them?
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