Zhangjiajie grand canyon will be free open to Israeli citizens

On March 21st, According to Zhangjiajie grand canyon scenic spot news: From now on until December 31, 2017, the citizens of Israel with his own passport can be free to visit Zhangjiajie grand canyon scenic spot and Zhangjiajie grand canyon glass bridge. Jewish who is not Israeli with the autograph of glass bridge designer Haim Dotan or the notification of Israeli ambassador in China Zvi Heifetz can be free to visit. For opening free to a single foreign citizen is the first time in China.

It is understood that this year is the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries. The free opening of Zhangjiajie grand canyon scenic spot to Israeli citizens, aims to express the highest respect to Zhangjiajie grand canyon glass bridge designer, and to let more people remember the world travel landscape, bridge construction miracle of Israel and his jewish team in glass bridge contribution creative design and promotion, etc. At the same time, such activities can promote travel exchanges and cooperation between the two countries.

As Israel renowned architect, urban designer, poet, philosopher, educator, artist and the 2010 Shanghai world expo Israel pavilion “Sea shell”, the designer with the concept of “Big sound, elephant invisible” designs a transparent and invisible glass bridge between the cliffs, which is known as the organic integration of traditional culture and aesthetic invisible and friendship bridge.

According to his design idea, Starting in 2010, Zhangjiajie grand canyon glass bridge comes into bridge structure design, material selection, test procedures, etc. In the second half of 2014, Zhangjiajie grand canyon glass bridge has officially started. On December 3rd, 2015, the glass bridge has joining successfully. On August 20th, 2016, the glass bridge has successful commissioned, and begun to receive tourists.

Zhangjiajie grand canyon glass bridge creates the longest glass bridge pedestrian bridge. It is one of  the world’s steepest patent protectors. Tourists said: This is the magical wonders of the world. For the recognition of outstanding contribution to Zhangjiajie travel of Haim Dotan, in February this year, Zhangjiajie people’s government has awarded Haim Dotan as “Honorary citizen”, thus he became the first honorary citizen of a foreign in Zhangjiajie.

Zhangjiajie grand canyon bridge deck is laid by 99 pieces of transparent glasses, with a length of 430 meters, 300 meters high from the bottom, visitors can walk on the bridge to see the cliffs, like walking in the air, very exciting. It is one of the most spectacular 11 bridges in the world by CNN. At present, it has become a world travel card.

Translated by Sophia