10 Coolest Glass Bridges in the World

The glass bridge in this world has a height above average but presents a beautiful panorama.

INDONEWTRAVEL.COM - Bridges are not only used as crossing paths, you know. Some bridges are made as tourist attractions that attract many visitors. The bridges are made with unique designs, even offering beautiful views of the surroundings. Of course, this attraction can be a separate photo spot for visitors. One of them, the glass bridge which has its own uniqueness. There are several glass bridges in the world that are famous and have their own charm for visitors.

What are the coolest glass bridges in the world, check out the following!

1. Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge, China

The first coolest glass bridge can be found in Hunan, China, namely the Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge. The bridge, which is located in the Zhangjiajie National Forest Park area, is one of the extreme tourist attractions in China.

The bridge, designed by Haim Dotan, has a length of up to 430 meters and a height of 300 meters above ground level. From the top of this glass bridge, you can see the natural panorama of Zhangjiajie National Park. Many visitors took the time to take pictures while lying on this bridge.

Although this bridge is very strong to accommodate many people, the management still has special rules to increase security here. For example, visitors who have a phobia of heights, have heart disease and high blood pressure are prohibited from crossing this glass bridge.

2. Tianmen Mountain Bridge, China

Still in the Zhangjiajie National Forest Park area, apparently there is a glass bridge that is no less cool than the Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge. Located on the edge of a steep cliff, the bridge is the Tianmen Mountain Bridge.

This glass bridge has an extraordinary height, which is 1400 meters so that visitors can barely see the bottom of the cliff. Guaranteed this will make the adrenaline increase drastically. Located at a very high location, Tianmen Mountain Bridge allows visitors to feel like walking on the clouds.

This glass bridge has a length of up to 60 meters with a thickness of 2.5 inches and is known as The Walks of Faith. This is because it takes strong courage to walk on it.

3. Tbilisi Glass Bridge, Georgia

The next extreme glass bridge is the Tbilisi Glass Bridge. The bridge, also known as the Bridge of Peace, is located in Tbilisi, Georgia. Having a modern design, this Tbilisi glass bridge was designed by Michele De Luchi. This bridge is a pedestrian bridge made of metal and glass. This bridge is suitable as a photo spot because it is decorated with thousands of colorful LED lights. The Tbilisi Glass Bridge has a length of up to 150 meters and a curved shape. This bridge connects the City Hall od Tsibili area with Old Tsibili.

4. Grand Canyon Skywalk, United States of America

Turning to the United States, there is the Grand Canyon Skywalk Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. This bridge is known as the Grand Canyon Skywalk.

This glass bridge is in the form of a horseshoe made of glass on the walls and floor. This bridge hangs at 1200 meters above ground level so you can see the bottom of the deep abyss under your feet.

Before crossing this bridge, parents are required to use plastic shoes to cover the feet so that the glass floor is protected. However, it is not allowed to take photos while on this bridge, this is so that visitors' valuables such as cameras or smartphones will not fall. However, you can ask for a photo from the special photographer that has been provided.

5. Haohan Qiao Bridge, Tiongkok

The coolest glass bridge in the world, this one is also still in China, precisely in Hunan Province. This glass bridge was named Haohan Qiao Bridge which means Brave Mens Bridge or brave man. The reason is, visitors will be challenged to walk on a bridge that reaches a height of 180 meters.

This 300 meter long bridge connects two mountain peaks in the national park area. Initially, this bridge was built using wood, but in 2014 the material was changed to glass panels so that visitors can enjoy the natural scenery while driving their adrenaline. 

6. Burake Dead Glass Bridge, Indonesia

The coolest glass bridge in the world is next in Indonesia. This bridge is known as the Buntu Burake Glass Bridge which is located in Tana Toraja, South Sulawesi.

This glass bridge has a length of 90 meters and offers a very extraordinary natural view of Toraja. No wonder this glass bridge has become an interesting tourist spot that is often visited by many people. To pass this glass bridge, all visitors are required to use special shoes so as not to damage the glass material.

7. Malang Glass Bridge, Indonesia

The extreme glass bridge in the next world is also in Indonesia, precisely in the city of Malang, East Java Province. This hits glass bridge is located at an altitude of 9.5 meters across the Brantas River. Unlike other eccentric bridges, Malang's glass bridge is yellow.

The Malang glass bridge is able to withstand a weight of up to 250 grams or about 50 people. This bridge is located in a colorful village so it offers an aesthetic view for the photo background. In addition, the Malang Glass Bridge connects the Brantas and Jodipan areas.

8. Dachstein Suspension Bridge, Austria

The next cool glass bridge can be found in Europe, more precisely in Austria. The Dachstein Suspension Bridge is located in the Village of Hallstatt, the city of Salzburg. Surrounded by landscapes, this bridge offers the sensation of an adventure to enjoy the Dachstein mountains from a different perspective.

The bridge as high as 2,700 meters above sea level is not completely made of glass, but you can see the surrounding scenery freely because of its transparent walls. It is recommended to come during winter, if you want to enjoy the stunning snow-covered mountain view.

9. East Taihang Glasswalk, China

Still in China, there is the East Taihang Glasswalk in Shijuazhuang, Hebei, China.

This glass bridge is the second longest bridge in the world which has a length of 288 meters with a road width of 2 meters. East Taihang Glasswalk is in the middle of two steep cliffs, so the adrenaline rushes as soon as you cross this bridge. This bridge has caused controversy because it displays a special effect in the form of an animation of cracked glass underfoot which is certainly scary for visitors. However, an apology has been issued by the administration so that the effect is removed.

10. Glacier Skywalk, Canada

The last most extreme glass bridge in the world is the Glacier Skywalk, also known as the Cokumbia Icefield Skywalk. This glass bridge is located in the Jasper National Park area of ​​Canada. Semicircular in shape, the Glacier Skywalk is 400 meters high and reaches 280 meters high. This bridge crosses the Sunwapta Valley so it offers beautiful views especially in winter. The Glacier Skywalk won the World Architectural Festival award in 2011 and until now this bridge has become an iconic tourist attraction in the Canadian Jasper National Park area.

Those are some portraits of glass bridges in the world that test your adrenaline. Interested in visiting?

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