A 2,073.5-foot-long glass bridge in Moc Chau Island Tourist Area in Son La Province set to open to the public soon is believed to be the longest glass bridge in the world, a Tourism officials in Vietnam told reporter.
The Bach Long bridge, set to open April 30 for the Reunification Day holiday, is being submitted to Guinness World Records for recognition as the longest glass bridge in the world, local media reported.
Only 500 tourists will be allowed on the bridge at a time for safety reasons, the officials said.
If recognized, the Vietnam’s Bach Long bridge will be the longest glass bridge in the world, replacing the position of a glass bridge in China’s Hunan Province.
Moc Chau Island Tourist Area officials said the bridge, suspended nearly 500 feet over the ground, has a deck made from super tempered glass produced by French company St. Gobain.
In China, a 1,410.7-foot-long glass bridge over the Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon in China’s Hunan Province recognized by Guinness World Records as the longest glass-bottomed bridge in the world.