四川省万源市八台山玻璃桥日前全面建成,并将在2月中旬对公众开放。这座玻璃桥是世界最高的玻璃桥,飞架川渝两省市,悬挂于独角岩与转运台之间,将重庆城口与四川万源连接起来。

四川八台山建世界最高玻璃桥 你敢去走走吗? 2月6日,四川省万源市AAAA级景区八台山玻璃桥全面建成。赵林 摄

China's obsession with glass-bottomed bridges have reached new heights - literally.
中国人对于玻璃桥的热爱再掀高潮。

A new see-through footpath has been built at a staggering altitude of 6,500 feet in south-west China's Batai Mountain, according to Chinese media.
据中国媒体报道,中国西南部八台山上搭建了一架海拔高达6500英尺(约合1981米)的玻璃桥。

The vertigo-inducing walkway is believed to be the world's highest glass-bottomed bridge, beating the previous record holder, the Zhangjiajie glass bridge, by around 1,800 feet.
据称,这架让人眩晕的高桥是世界最高的玻璃桥,比之前的纪录保持者张家界玻璃桥的海拔高出了1800英尺(约合548米)。

张家界玻璃桥悬于半空,全长430米,宽6米,垂直高度达300米。站在桥上面可以一览张家界国家森林公园的壮丽景观。但对外开放后由于游客太多太火爆曾出现停运。

四川八台山建世界最高玻璃桥 你敢去走走吗?

The impressive bridge, which cost 10 million yuan to build, connects Chengkou in the municipality of Chongqing with Wanyuan of Sichuan province. It's currently undergoing safety tests and is set to open to the public in mid-February.
八台山这架令人惊叹的玻璃桥造价1000万元,将重庆城口与四川万源连接起来。目前玻璃桥正在接受安全检测,并将在2月中旬对外开放。

四川八台山建世界最高玻璃桥 你敢去走走吗?

玻璃桥总投资1000万元,主跨198米,桥面宽2.5米,桥面距谷底相对高度有66层楼高。赵林 摄

The 2.5-metre-wide transparent footpath is covered with three-layered laminated glass panels. A viewing platform has been built under the bridge.
透明的玻璃桥面宽2.5米,覆盖有三层夹层安全玻璃嵌板。桥下还有一个观景台。

It's reported that a maximum of 80 tourists are allowed to stand on the bridge at the same time.
据报道,玻璃桥最多容许80名游客同时登桥。

It's built on Batai Mountain, where it's crowned to be the place where 'the first beam of light shine on Sichuan'.
八台山被誉为“四川第一缕阳光照进”的地方。

四川八台山建世界最高玻璃桥 你敢去走走吗? 八台山玻璃桥横跨川渝两省市。赵林 摄

According to Xinhua, the 198-metre-long bridge is built over 186-metre above a sheer drop, which is roughly the height of a 66-storey building.
据新华社报道,玻璃桥主跨198米,桥面距谷底相对高度有66层楼高,约186米。

The vertical distance between the bridge and the bottom of the valley is said to be the third longest in China.
这座玻璃桥桥面距谷底的相对高度据称在全国排名第三。

Batai Mountain also has China's highest cliff glass walkway. Opened in August, 2016, the walkway hangs on the side of a vertical rock face at an altitude of 2,288 metres.
八台山还拥有全国海拔最高的玻璃栈道。玻璃栈道在2016年8月对公众开放,位于一处垂直悬崖边上,海拔高达2288米。

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