The longest glass bridge in SW China is leading off in Yinglong Gorge
230 meters long! It is the longest glass bridge in the southwest China.
The glass bridge is located in Chongqing Yinglong Gorge of the Qiaoping Mountain, Banan District.
“Since the construction of the glass bridge from last July, it has attracted attention.” The person in charge of the scenic spot introduced that as soon as the completion of the glass bridge, they carried out safety inspection, and began the supporting facility construction. What’s more, the scenic spot conducted comprehensive testing and evaluation of the bridges and supporting facilities according to different departments’ requirement, and all of which are meeting the standard, so they start the trial operation.
The reporter saw in the scenic spot that the glass bridge was suspended between the mountains, connecting the two sides of the canyon with its long body. Accompanied by a breeze, stepping on the glass bridge, under the foot is the deep canyon, the glass also reflects the blue sky and white clouds, very comfortable, attracting tourists to take pictures.
The principal said that there are many glass walkways in the southwest China, most of which are covered bridges or trestles, and there are not many straddle-type glass bridges, let alone a glass bridge over 100 meters. The total length of the Yinglong Gorge 5D glass bridge is more than 200 meters, plus the approach bridge, reached more than 230 meters. According to information, this glass bridge is also the longest glass bridge used for tourism purposes in the southwest China.
160m depth! It’s the first 5D glass bridge in Chongqing.
It is said that the Yinglong Gorge Glass Bridge was originally built as a common glass bridge. However, as Chongqing attracts more people, the needs of tourists verified. Since March this year, the scenic spot upgraded the 3D effect of the glass bridge into a 5D.
“The center of the glass bridge is about 160 meters from the ground. Visitors can also stand on the bridge to view the canyon.”
The person in charge said that in addition to its unique natural scenery in Yinglong Gorge, the glass bridge was upgraded from 3D to 5D, using optical parallax caused by 5D magical art crafts to create a 3D landscape effect, displaying the scenery multi-dimensionally, so ordinary glass becomes bright, colorful and gorgeous. When the person stands on it, the instantaneous change of the glass will stimulate the tourists.
In addition to the 5D glass bridge, you can also pass through the jungle, ski grass and so on.
During the trial operation, all tourists enjoy a 30% discount on tickets for all items. Visitors can purchase tickets through the “重庆全景玻璃桥” (Chongqing Panorama Glass Bridge) WeChat official account, or purchase at the scenic spot. "Currently, the glass bridge ticket is 120 yuan, pass through the jungle is 58 yuan, and ski grass is 68 yuan."
At present, there is no through ticket and visitors can choose according to their interest.
Traffic Guide: You can take Line 6 to the Chayuan Station, and then take Bus 180 to the terminal station (Lujiao), transfer Bus 170 at this station, and get off at Yikeshu Station. Finally walk about 1 km. (Translated by Huang Wenlin, Fathom Language Limited)