A scenic spot in central Henan province offered tourists a free walk across their terrifying glass-bottomed bridge over the weekend. It’s not clear if the place knew what it was in for. Because if there’s one thing that Chinese tourists love more than glass bridges; it’s free stuff.
On Sunday, 10,000 visitors flocked to the 216-meter-long bridge located in a mountainous area outside of Pingdingshan city, People’s Daily reports.
While in the past officials have been forced to reassure visitors of the solidity of their glass skywalks, using sledgehammers and SUVs, these brave souls were apparently completely confident in the bridge’s integrity, frantically trying to squeeze in for a view of the 96-meter-drop to the ground below.
Tourist sites across China have been attempting to cash in on the country’s glass bridge craze for the last couple of years. Last August, the world’s highest and longest glass-bottomed bridge opened in Zhangjiajie, only to be shut down less than two weeks later after too many people wanted to walk on it.
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