Zhangjiajie Park, China: Petrifying new glass skywalk in one of the world's most spectacular national parks

A new glass skywalk opening this week in China threatens to break the most fearless of travellers.

On Tianmen Mountain in Zhangjiajie Park, the 100-metre-long, 1.6 metre-wide skywalk is made entirely of glass and clings to the side of Coiling Dragon Cliff.

Drop something?

Drop something? Photo: Getty Images

Towering a sickening 1000 metres above the scenery below, the walkway winds its way around one the many formidable, forested towers this spectacular national park contains.

See also: World's most spectacular and scary footpaths

When you arrive at the mountain's summit, 1528 metres above sea level, you can take a selfie at its scenic temple.

A tourist selfies on a glass-bottomed skywalk on the Panlong (meaning coiling dragon) Cliff on Tianmen Mountain in Zhangjiajie, China.

A tourist selfies on a glass-bottomed skywalk. Photo: Getty Images

See also: World's scariest footpath reopens

In the same park, you can also traverse the world's highest and longest glass bridge in Zhangjiajie, which is 430 metres high and suspended over a 300 metre-deep valley.


And for those travellers who really have something to prove, you'll soon be able to bungee jump from the bridge's centre into the valley below.

Nopety nope nope nope.

Nopety nope nope nope. Photo: Getty Images

See also: China opens terrifying glass bridge

See also: Transparent hotel rooms hang from side of cliff