World’s longest suspension footbridge opens in Czech Republic

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The world’s longest suspension footbridge is ready to open within the Czech Republic in Might.

Set within the Dolni Morava ski resort, within the northeast of the nation close to the Polish border, Sky Bridge 721 is known as after its size in metres (which converts to 2,365 toes).

Simply 1.2 metres broad and dangling 95 metres above the bottom, this hanging new attraction appears to be like set to be a knee-trembling stroll by the nation’s Bohemia area.

Suspended over a valley within the forested Jeseniky Mountains, the bridge has six supporting ropes to seize onto both aspect of you and unspoiled, tree-covered slopes on view under.

“We don’t suggest entry for people who find themselves afraid of heights with accompanying emotions of dizziness, shaking of the top, emotions of fainting and lack of ability to maneuver,” warns its administration firm, Dolni Morava Resort.


Nepal’s Baglung Parbat Footbridge, 280km west of Kathmandu, had been the world’s longest suspension footbridge till now at 567 metres lengthy.

Sky Bridge 721 took two years to assemble, with Czech tourism officers hopeful it’ll assist entice nature lovers and journey travellers to the world. Tickets begin from £10.50 (305 Czech Koruna), with added charges for the addition of a chairlift journey to the doorway.

The bridge can be house to an interactive storytelling tour you may entry in your smartphone, weaving within the historical past of the nation – as you stroll round an hour-and-a-half-long path, it makes use of augmented actuality to provide data as you attain set markers.

The Czech Republic (now extra generally often known as Czechia) lifted all its remaining Covid-19 journey restrictions on 9 April, that means you now not have to check, quarantine and even present proof of vaccination to go to.

It joins a rising checklist of greater than a dozen restriction-free journey choices in Europe, which have dropped all testing and paperwork for holidaymakers.

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