China’s top attractions & the longest glass bridge Travel and Leisure

China’s top attractions & the longest glass bridge

BY Rommani Chatterjee • November 16, 2015
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Rommani Chatterjee

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China is one of the few countries in the world where you can immerse yourself in the modern day culture, soak up the complicated history and seek out some ancient traditions.

Are you planning to visit China anytime soon? This country is extremely popular for designing the vacation desires of every leisure-seeker and that too in the most effortless manner. With a plethora of things to admire and appreciate in China, you will not have to feel bored even for a minute. There is always something interesting to do in the world’s most populous country.

China is crammed with some spectacular tourist hotspots which you must look ahead to check out for ensuring a brilliant vacation break. Have a look at the below mentioned list which comprises of some of the travel worthy sights that you just cannot afford to miss.

  • The Great Wall of China: Every year millions of tourists come over to China for witnessing the Great Wall that winds its way across the country covering more than 5,500 miles. It is said that the Great Wall was made of interconnecting walls.
  • The Terracotta Warriors: This is undoubtedly a breathtaking site which was discovered way back in the year 1974. The life size figures have unique faces and armor styles. The museum of Terracotta Army is positioned in the Shanxi province.
  • Hangzhou: What Kashmir is for India, Hangzhou is for China.  This place is considered to be China’s paradise. As you step into this green city, you will be able to find yourself amid lush green gardens, pavilions, temples and historic streets.
  • Karst Mountains: The Karst Mountains are extremely famous in China and are located in the southern edge of the country. You would love the idea of taking in mesmerizing sceneries during your visit to the Karst Mountains.
  • The Palace Museum: It is positioned at the heart of Beijing. Ming and Qing dynasty emperors used this place as their imperial seats. This area has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Once you are done checking out all of these, you may consider heading straight to something that has been constructed recently. Have you ever wished to walk among the clouds? If you do not have fear of height and can walk quite smoothly even when you are put almost 180 meters high then you may consider heading straight to the longest glass bridge in China. This 300 meter long glass-bottomed bridge is considered to be the longest sky-walk in the world. It has been opened for the public recently and is constructed at the Shiniuzhai Geopark in the Chinese province of Hunan.

Glass panes that are almost 25 times stronger than regular window glass have been used to convert the wooden bridge. This beautifully constructed glass bridge hangs between the two sides of a canyon and is surrounded by a picturesque landscape.


It is true that travelling to this country can be a tiring landscape to traverse but it is definitely worthy of all the attention. You would absolutely love the idea of stumbling upon its breathtaking natural beauty, heritage, history and ancient traditions that continue to embrace the country’s eccentricity till this date. 

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