glass walkway at china's tianmen mountain park
glass walkway at china's tianmen mountain park
nov 24, 2011

glass walkway at china's tianmen mountain park

a glass walkway in china’s tianmen mountain national park all photographs © dingyun juan, courtesy tianmenshan


a new trail path in china’s tianmen mountain national park offers visitors an unusual experience: the floor and rails of the pathway are composed of glass, offering walkers a vertigo-inducing look at the sheer drops and wilderness below. the walkway spans three feet wide, composed of glass 2.5-inches thick.

measuring approximately 200 feet (61 meters) long, the walkway is raised almost a mile into the air at about 4700 feet (1430 meters), inviting comparisons to the grand canyon ‘skywalk’ in arizona, USA. the passage joins the west cliff at the yunmeng fairy summit, where tianmen mountain and zhang jiajie meet. visitors to the tianmen mountain bridge are requested to wear shoe covers to keep the glass transparent and clean.



glass walkway at china's tianmen mountain park views looking down the 200-foot path



glass walkway at china's tianmen mountain parkvisitors look out over the edge of the cliff known as ‘heavenly gate mountain’



glass walkway at china's tianmen mountain park a small lookout section



glass walkway at china's tianmen mountain park a traveler looks down the 4700-foot drop



  • Fantastic but Id be vomiting by now.

    charles says:
  • Looks great,

    But please post an picture looking downwards!

    Jordy says:
  • wow! that’s amazing and scary.

    mimosa says:
  • Any construction images? That must have been a freaky place to work, …

    Howie says:
  • OH MY GOSH!! I would freaking out soo bad!! :O

    Fierce Diva says:
  • Fantastic

    crmogrovejo says:
  • amazing! i would like to go!

    Rossella says:
  • This is so cool! Challenge accepted. I’ll try not to pee my pants.

    Gijs says:
  • no way… i just got frozen!

    @DONVODKI says:
  • hmm… oh my god….it look so crazy.

    jacobs says:
  • sick! good job

    vladimir says:
  • This is My target this new year…….. !

    Asif says:
  • sssssssooooooooooooooooooooooooo cccccccccccccooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooollllllllllllllllllllllllllllll

    Pizzballz says:
  • Wow!!!!!!!

    PlaPrats says:

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