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Another death-defying glass walkway for China

Zhangjiajie National Forest Park one of the many mountainous regions that will feature a glass walkway in China.
Zhangjiajie National Forest Park one of the many mountainous regions that will feature a glass walkway in China. Image by Viktor Lövgren / CC BY 2.0

China has gained another terrifying glass walkway, this time around a cliffside in Shiniuzhai National Geological Park in Hunan province. The newest in a spate of recent glass walkways being built around the country is unique in that it plays musical notes as visitors walk along it. The 180-metre-long, 300-metre-high walkway is fitted with electron components that play musical notes as visitors step on the glass. This comes as a new glass bridge was unveiled in Zhangjiajie earlier this week, while a glass cantilever platform opened  near Chongqing last month. Read more: chinadaily.com.cn