World’s longest suspended footbridge opens in Czech Republic

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(CNN) – Walking from one mountain to another, hanging high above the ground, just below the huge valley cracks, is not for the foolish hearted.

But thrill-seekers – and infrastructure lovers – will flock to this Dolni Morava Vacation Resort To scale the new world’s longest suspension footbridge in the northeast of the Czech Republic.
Under construction for the last two years, the 721-meter-long-span (2,365 feet), apt name Sky Bridge 721, Officially opened on 13 May. The walkway promises spectacular views of the Jaseniki Mountains surrounded by clouds and overall lightning, though a bit of a terrifying experience.

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Sky Bridge 721, the world's longest suspension pedestrian bridge, is officially open to adventure-seekers.

Sky Bridge 721, the world’s longest suspension pedestrian bridge, is officially open to adventure-seekers.

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Austrian blogger Victoria Fellner visited Sky Bridge 721 as part of a preview event earlier this week, sharing photos on it. Instagram account.
Said Fellner CNN Travel Taking her first step on that bridge gave her an “effective feeling”.

But this initial fear subsided as she admired the surrounding landscape.

“I was afraid the suspension bridge would shake a lot, but it wasn’t that bad,” Fellner said. “The view is really impressive and you can even see the forest below through the lattice! Luckily I’m not afraid of heights.”

The Sky Bridge 721, suspended by a cable, hangs 95 meters above the valley floor and extends between 1,110 and 1,116 meters above sea level. The bridge is accessible by cable car and walking is a one-way deal. After exiting the walkway on the other side, visitors can make their way along a lined forest path with signs detailing Czech history. There is also a corresponding virtual reality phone game.

The walkway claims to be the world's longest suspended footbridge.

The walkway claims to be the world’s longest suspended footbridge.

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The 1.2-meter-wide Sky Bridge is open to children of all ages and heights, but is not suitable for pushchairs or wheelchairs.

Tourists currently have to book Sky Bridge 721 tickets ahead of time at Dolni Morava WebsitePrices for adults start at 350 Czech koruna (about $ 14.60).
Dolni Morava, located on the Czech border with Poland, is a vacation spot that is also home to ski slopes, and Alpine roller coaster Known as the second longest, mountaintop restaurant and attraction in Europe Sky Walk – Curved structure with wooden walkway and slide located 1,116 m above sea level.

Sky Bridge 721 is about a 2.5-hour drive from the Czech capital, Prague.

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