The function of footbridge is to provide passage over challenging obstacles. For example, it is made to connect two mountain peaks so the passage is more accessible for human. However, it is not the only function of footbridges these days. More often than not, they are now design for adventurous travelers who seek thrills. There are many footbridges around the world with wonderful designs built in breathtaking places. If you are a fan of thrill seeking adventure, might as well visit some destinations that have terrific footbridges to visit.
Terrific footbridges worth travelling for in the world
Doing something thrilling is considered as a must-activities for some travelers. Those who also enjoy outdoor trip often prefer for doing something that challenges their adrenaline. One of a must try outdoor activities is by crossing the footbridge. Here are most terrific footbridges you can visit for your next travel plan:
Sochi Skybridge looks terrifying for those who hate height or anything adrenaline-pumping. This is pedestrian bridge located in Sochi, Russia. It is even said to be the longest including the 700-meter-long zip wire. The bridge itself stretches at 439-meter-long. It has two platforms offering stunning view of The Black Sea. If you feel brave enough, try the bungee jumping platform located in the center of the bridge.
Taman Negara National Park Bridge
Taman Negara National Park Bridge is located in Malaysia, precisely in Titiwangsa Mountain. This bridge is at 530 meter-long and one of the most popular attraction in the country. The bridge has narrow structure across the top of the trees of Taman Negara. For your information, It is the largest national park in Malaysia. It looks less modern than Sochi Skybridge but it makes the experience of crossing the bridge even more thrilling. However, rest assure that the bridge is safe since the rope is under regular check every morning.
El Caminito Del Rey
El Caminito Del Rey is located in Malaga, Spain. This bridge is only one meter wide. However, it rises over 100 meter above the river below. That’s what make crossing this bridge terrifying. It connect the cliff which was originally built to provide workers at the hydroelectric power plants at Chorro Falls and Gaitanajo Falls. However, it has become a popular tourist attraction especially for thrill-seekers.
Kokone Yume is located in Oita Japan. It is a suspension bridge built in 2006 that stands at 175 meter above the Naruko-gawa River. This bridges stretches at 390-meters long. This is one of the most popular attractions for travelers and visitors who want to see the view of the Shindonotaki Falls. Hiking across the bridge to experience yourself how thrilling it is. Then, soak your tiredness away in a hot spring nearby.
Peak Walk By Tissot is located Bernese Oberland, Switzerland. It was built in October 2014. It is also the first pedestrian suspension bridge to connect two mountain peaks open on Glacier 3000 Switzerland in the world. It has 107 meter long, connecting View Point peak and Scex Rouge Peak. Crossing this terrific suspension bridge will give you one-in-a-lifetime experience. It is even open all year around.