There’s nothing that China loves quite as much as a good glass-bottomed bridge and now residents and tourists in Ningxia will finally have the opportunity to appreciate the grandeur and color of the Yellow River from above. And what a view it is.
Recently in the northwestern city of Zhongwei, a 210-meter glass bridge opened to visitors, becoming the first glass bridge to ever span the Yellow River, the muddy birthplace of ancient Chinese civilization. The bridge is an old suspension bridge that simply had its wooden deck replaced with glass, because why not? We assume that one day all bridges in China will follow the same fate.
Next time you’re up in Ningxia feel free to swing by.
— China Xinhua News (@XHNews) August 3, 2017
While the river may look calm in the video above, last month, a bit farther downstream, the waters were a tad rougher.
[Images via Xinhua]
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