10 Amazing Skywalks and Bridges that are not for the faint-hearted


If you are brave enough to look down from an unusual height, then these skywalks are for you. These nerve-breaking platforms are great for those looking for adventure, great views and a one-of-a-kind experience.

Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge

Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Zhangjiajie, Hunan, China

Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge

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If you’re not afraid of heights, then the Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge will never fail your expectations. The bridge is 300 meters above the ground with a glass bottom to entertain your love of heights. At 430 meters long, Zhangjiajie is the world’s longest and highest glass-bottomed bridge which opened on August 20, 2016.

Coiling Dragon Cliff Skywalk

Tianmen Mountain Scenic Area, Yongding, Zhangjiajie, Hunan, China

Coiling Dragon Cliff Skywalk

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A total of 99 spine-tingling turns and curves make up the Coiling Dragon Cliff Skywalk. It opened in August of 2016 and is one of the three glass skywalks in the area. The skywalk is nearly 1,400 meters above sea level and is built along the steep cliffs of the mountain.

Glacier Skywalk

Icefields Parkway, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada

Glacier Skywalk

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This Skywalk gives spectators two beautiful views to watch while enjoying the walk 280 meters above a glacier-formed landscape. The snow-capped mountains are a spectacle above the skywalk and the Sunwapta Valley’s waterfalls, wildlife and icefield give you a thrill below your feet. The Glacier Skywalk opened in May 2014.

Grand Canyon Skywalk

Meadview, Peach Springs, Kingman, Grand Canyon, Arizona, USA

Grand Canyon Skywalk

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At a height of 1,219 meters above a riverbed of the Colorado River, you will never forget the Grand Canyon Skywalk. The glass bridge is a must see for your photo ops. However, cameras, headphones and other metal objects are not allowed on the bridge. Professional photographers can take paid-for photos of you at your request.

Titlis Cliff Walk, Engelberg, Switzerland

Grand Canyon Skywalk

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Imagine yourself crossing a 1-meter wide suspension bridge that sways lightly in the wind. Plus, the same bridge is 3,041 meters above sea level. If you think that’s a bright idea, then you better experience it at Titlis Cliff Walk in Switzerland. The Cliff Walk gives you a panoramic view of the Uri Alps of Italy and a glacier just beneath the bridge.

Stairway to Nothingness, Ramsau am Dachstein, Austria

Stairway to Nothingness, Ramsau am Dachstein, Austria

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Will you dare to look down? Experience great views of the mountain ranges through a 100-meter long suspension bridge wrapping the mountain. Plus, the bridge goes an extra 14 steps down to a platform which provides additional views of the Austrian Alps.

Supertree Grove, Gardens by the Bay, Singapore

Supertree Grove, Gardens by the Bay, Singapore

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There are no mountainous surprises to look for but the Supertree Grove still remains an attraction in Singapore. The 128-meter long bridge gives complete views of the city and the surrounding greenery of Gardens by the Bay.

Langkawi Sky Bridge, Kedah, Malaysia

Langkawi Sky Bridge, Kedah, Malaysia

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The Langkawi Sky Bridge now features glass viewing panels to the virgin forest below you. This landmark hangs at 700 meters above sea level at the top of Machinchang Mountain. It was completed in 2004, closed for upgrading in 2012 and reopened in December 2015.

Capilano Suspension Bridge, North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Capilano Suspension Bridge, North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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Since 1889, the Capilano Suspension Bridge has been in existence. It stretches across the Capilano Canyon. In 2011, a new suspension bridge opened with glass bottom viewing platforms. The bridge is suspended 70 meters above the ground.

Chamonix Skywalk, Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix, France

Chamonix Skywalk, Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix, France

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This is definitely not for those who are afraid of heights. The skywalk is 1,035 meters above the nearest ground below it. It is designed to withstand up to 200kph wind speed and the changes of weather. Chamonix Skywalk gives full 360-degree views of the breathtaking snowy mountains and valleys below.


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