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World's longest suspension footbridge built in just 10 weeks

01 August 2017, 11:00 | Lionel James

Zermatt: 'Longest' hanging pedestrian bridge opens in Switzerland

Measuring 1621 feet long the newly opened Charles Kuonen Suspension Bridge is the world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge according to Zermatt Tourism

A almost 500m (1,640ft) bridge for hikers billed as the longest hanging pedestrian bridge in the world has opened near the Swiss town of Zermatt.

The super thin bridge - 25.6 inches wide, to be exact - spans almost a third of a mile long that challenges hikers to proceed in places at almost 28 stories above ground.

The super-narrow bridge over the Grabengufer ravine, near Zermatt, measures 1,620 feet long (or about a third of a mile), and hangs 278 feet in the air.

The highest point of the bridge stands at 85 metres from the ground.

The bridge is situated on the Europaweg that connects the villages of Zermatt and Graechen.

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According to a press statement, Zermatt Tourism body said, "Thrills above the precipice".

The suspension bridge has replaced an older one that was gradually being damaged by falling rocks, reported CNN.

Plus, hikers can take in stellar views of the Matterhorn, Weisshorn and Bernese Alps along the way.

The bridge is constructed with steel, is the longest pedestrian suspension bridge that cuts the journey across the valley from three to four hours to a mere 10 minutes.



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