Glass bridge: China opens world's highest and longest

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Baku, August 20, AZERTAC

The much-heralded "world's highest and longest" glass-bottomed bridge has opened to visitors in central China, accordıng to BBC.

It connects two mountain cliffs in what are known as the Avatar mountains (the film was shot here) in Zhangjiajie, Hunan province.

Completed in December, the 430m-long bridge cost $3.4m (£2.6m) to build and stands 300m above ground, state news agency Xinhua reported.

It has been paved with 99 panes of three-layered transparent glass.

And according to officials, the 6m-wide bridge - designed by Israeli architect Haim Dotan - has already set world records for its architecture and construction.

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