Chinese architects broke another record: they built the longest in the world glass bridge. The structure is located in the National Park of Zhangjiajie and is able to withstand the weight of 800 people. Open house will be may 1, 2016.
A State Park in Zhangjiajie of Hunan province in Southeast China was built the glass bridge, 430 meters. This is considered the record size for structures of this type.
Unique building placed at a height of 400 meters over the territory, and the width of the bridge is 6 meters, RIA Novosti reported referring to the Agency "Xinhua". Most likely, the unusual festive opening will take place on may 1, 2016.
To prove the security of the system, master builders conducted about 100 investigations. In the process of testing confirmed that the bridge can withstand in one and the same time the weight of 800 people. In addition master builders have tested the structures on the resistance to vagaries of nature: sudden temperature swings and rocking in a strong wind.
National Park of Zhangjiajie is known to start what exactly they were filming the original types of the planet Pandora from the movie Avatar. The mountains shown in the blockbuster placed in this reserved space. As we were informed Days.Ru previously the local inhabitants call this natural creation of the "heavenly pillar". However after the release of the film impressed the Chinese mountain has been renamed to "Hallelujah, Avatar."
The story of reincarnation was in the tale began in 2008, when Hollywood photographer took pictures of the mountains that struck his fancy. After the release of the movie the management of the reserve organized 2 thematic tours: "Wonderful tour Avatar-Pandora" and "Magic journey to the floating mountains of Avatar."
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