This glass walkway high among the trees in China's Henan Baoquan Tourist Resort offers breathtaking views - but would you be brave enough to walk along it?

Situated in the Ya Tian Xia section of the resort, the world's largest glass floor observation platform officially opened to the public on 24 April.

The tourist sensation also boasts a second record title, with the tallest elevator inside a mountain also on site.

Henan Baoquan Tourist Resort is located in Xinxiang City, Henan Province, China. With a total area of 110 sq km (42.47 sq mi), it is a national forest reserve, a national key ecological public welfare forest and a Taihang macaque reserve.

Here, the annual average temperature is only about 10°C (50°F), with a pleasant climate and fresh air.

The resort is a typical canyon ecological sightseeing area, there are many high gorges, majestic canyons and super high waterfall groups where you can enjoy the wonders of nature.


In order to allow visitors to take in as much of the beautiful scenery as possible, the largest glass floor observation platform was created.

The viewing platform covers an area of 716.09 sq m (7,707.2 sq ft), is about 125 m (410 ft 1 in) long and 77 m (252 ft 7 in) wide, and is a two-story structure.

The upper platform covers 700 sq m (7,534 sq ft) and has a 28 m (91 ft 10 in) overhang; the lower platform covers 1,100 sq m (11,840 sq ft) and has a 15 m (49 ft 2 in) overhang.


A stroll on the observation deck not only covers landscape sightseeing, but also offers a variety of thrill-seeking experiences such as bungee jumping and cliff walking.

On the other hand, the tallest elevator inside a mountain can lead visitors to the mountain top quickly to enjoy a broader view. 


The elevator is an L-shaped tunnel (flat cave + shaft), the flat cave is about 372 m (1,220 ft 5 in) long, the shaft is about 336 m (1,102 ft 4 in) high, and the main body of the elevator is located in the mountain. During the uplifting process, visitors can also enjoy a special sound and light display inside the elevator.

Of course, it's always good to get in touch with nature, so the question is, do you dare to stand on this glass platform to enjoy the stunning scenery?

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