The previous record for world’s longest glass-bottomed bridge was held by a structure measuring 1,726 feet in length in Guangdong, China.
Located in the rural highland region of Son La province in northwestern Vietnam, the Bach Long bridge connects visitors to a popular mountain resort and offers impressive panoramic views of lush mountain rainforest.
Suspended approximately 492 feet above ground and measuring 2,073 feet in length, the glass bridge was a joint collaboration between local tourism authorities and a French construction company to revive tourism, badly hit by the global pandemic when the country shut its borders to international visitors.
Visitors take photos on the walkway section of the Bach Long glass bridge in Moc Chau district in Vietnam’s Son La province on April 29, 2022. (Photo by NHAC NGUYEN/AFP via Getty Images)
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