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The newly opened glass-bottomed bridge touted as the world’s highest and longest is shut down due to overwhelming tourist numbers

2 months ago
Sky Canaves
spokesperson for the attraction spanning the Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon said the demand among visitors was ten times the bridge's daily capacity of 8,000, leading to its closure just 13 days after it opened on Aug. 20.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.