China’s insane obsession with glass bridges, walkways and viewing platforms is well-documented. But now, might we introduce to you, the glass slide:
This huge see-through slide is positioned on the Dayudu Yellow River Scenic Area close to Yuncheng metropolis in southern Shanxi province. It guarantees brave vacationers a wild 500-meter-long journey that may take them down 100 meters very quickly. The slide began trial operations on Friday, which means that it ought to be open to most of the people quickly.
If you are in search of much less of a thrill, there are nonetheless loads of outdated favourite to maintain you occupied on the Shanxi scenic space, together with a 60-meter-long glass-bottomed bridge, in addition to a 420-square-meter viewing platform.
The slide is simply the newest creation in a high-stakes recreation of one-upmanship being performed by scenic areas across the nation who’re frequently at work constructing increasingly more insane walkways to thrill and terrifying their visitors. Earlier this month, a scenic spot exterior of Chongqing opened a bridge off the aspect of a cliff the place guests (hooked up to a security wire) have to leap from plank to plank.
[Images by way of ChinaInformation]
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