- Portugal has recently opened the longest suspended pedestrian bridge
- The beautiful attraction which took two years to construct cost a total sum of N1 billion
- The bridge is said to hang at a height of 575ft above the river
Portugal made history on Thursday, April 29, as they declared open the world's largest suspended pedestrian bridge.
According to DailyMail, the bridge costs N1 billion ($2.8 million) and took the country two years to complete its construction.
The historic structure at Arouca Geopark is 516 metres in span and 175 metres above the river.
Already, it has witnessed its first set of users and tourists, one of which is Hugo Xavier.
The 42-year-old, who first summoned courage to cross the bridge that is situated between rock-strewn mountains, described his feeling and the experience as extraordinary, according to The Guardian.
Hugo added that it was a unique feel and one that gives that adrenaline rush.
“I was a little afraid, but it was so worth it.
“It was extraordinary, a unique experience, an adrenaline rush.”
Another user of the bridge that is above the Paiva river identified as Rui Brandao while recommending the experience said he avoided looking down.
“I strongly advise you to come even if, like me, you have vertigo.
“I have to say I haven’t felt it at all.”
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported about the new N6.4 trillion China airport that has interesting features as 5G wifi, a yoga room and so forth.
The magnificent facility is situated on a large expanse of land, specifically 7.5 million square feet which equals 98 football fields and is located on the border of Beijing and Langfang, according to Wikipedia.
The N6.4 trillion ($17,000,000,000) Daxing International Airport in Beijing, China also has 4 runways. It is said that 3 more runaways will be added to the existing numbers in the nearest future.