Don't look down: World's longest suspension bridge

Geneva - This bridge is not for the acrophobic.

Switzerland has inaugurated the world's longest suspension foot bridge along a trail toward the famed Matterhorn that features majestic Alpine views.

World's longest suspension bridge

On 26 July 2017 - A Swiss tourism official said the 494 meter bridge can cut hiking time on the Europaweg trail by at least 3 hours between the southwestern towns of Graechen and Zermatt.

Before the opening on 29 July 2017 - Alpine explorers had to descend into the town of Randa and scale another ascent since a shorter foot bridge was closed in 2010 due to unstable terrain.

Only 65 centimeters wide, the bridge soars as high as 85 meters above the ground, traversing over the deepest-cut valley in Switzerland.

Swiss media said the structure surpasses Germany's 459 meter 'Titan-RT' as the world's longest suspension bridge.

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The towering 'Europabruecke' bridge in Switzerland - soaring in the skies at 494 meters above the ground. 

The skyline - view must be breathtaking as you walk over the new suspension bridge in Switzerland. 


This is the renowned suspension bridge in Germany known as 'Titan- RT'  at a height of 459 meters. There is a 35 meter difference in the two bridges. 

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