Glass Corridor in the Cloud - Huangtengxia Glass Corridor in Qingyuan

Glass Corridor in the Cloud China
Glass Corridor in the Cloud China (source from http://blog.sina.com.cn)

Opened in 2019, Qingyuan Huangtengxia Glass Corridor, or the glass corridor in the cloud, was set to be the highest glass corridor in the world.  Extending to the air, it offers spectacular views of the surrounding scenery.

Suspended Glass Corridor
Suspended Glass Corridor (source from http://www.htxpl.cn/xinwen/582253.html)

Raising the stakes for visitors who like to challenge their fear of heights, the glass corridor is 500 meters high, or 1,640 feet, smashing the record of 300 meters (980 feet), set by Zhangjiajie glass bridge.

Beautiful Suspended Glass Corridor
Beautiful Suspended Glass Corridor (source from http://www.sohu.com)

Quick Facts

Name: Huangtengxia Tianmen Suspended Glass Corridor (Chinese: 黄腾峡天门悬廊)
Open Hours
: 09:00 to 21:00
Ticket: 198 Yuan(about US$30)
Height: 500 meters (1640 feet)
Length(straight line): 368 meters or 1104 feet
Length(the single circle): 168 meters or 551 feet
Investment: 268 million yuan (around US$40 million)
Location: Huangtengxia Tourist Attraction, Qingcheng District of Qingyuan City, Guangdong Province, China

What is special?

Located in southern China's Qingyuan city, Huangtengxia Glass Corridor is the world's longest and tallest single-column cantilevered glass corridor, and has the world's largest circular waterfall and the world’s largest single piece of glass.

The transparent glass, with a thickness of 6 cm and transparency of 99.9%, is the world's most advanced glass material. The largest single piece of glass is 15 square meters, equal to the size of a bedroom, making it the world’s largest single piece of glass.

The Big Racket - Beautiful Suspended Platform

Suspended Glass Corridor looks like Big Rocket
Suspended Glass Corridor looks like Big Rocket (source from http://blog.sina.com.cn)

The Huangtengxia Glass Corridor, the beautuful suspeded platform, is supported by three large columns of the steel-concrete structure. The appearance is like two rackets crossing on the mountain, and therefore, was called “Big Racket”.

The Light Show and Water Fall

Installed with the music, light and waterfall system, the 168 meters (551 feet) long hanging glass corridor is proud of its shocking waterfall in the daytime, and the amazing light show at night. When the night falls and lights (more than 2000) on, visiting the hanging corridor will definitely put yourself into a magic world.

Beautiful Light Show from Suspended Glass Corridor
Beautiful Light Show from Suspended Glass Corridor (source from http://www.htxpl.cn/xinwen/582253.html)
Beautiful Light Show from Suspended Glass Corridor
Beautiful Light Show from Suspended Glass Corridor (source from http://www.htxpl.cn/xinwen/582253.html)
Beautiful Light Show from Suspended Glass Corridor
Beautiful Light Show from Suspended Glass Corridor (source from http://www.htxpl.cn/xinwen/582253.html)
waterfall from suspended circular glass corridor
waterfall from suspended circular glass corridor (source from http://blog.sina.com.cn)

Is the Suspended Glass Corridor Safe?

Circular Suspended Glass Corridor
Circular Suspended Glass Corridor (source from http://www.htxpl.cn/xinwen/582253.html)

It takes 12 months to finish the construction. The glass corridor can bear nearly 400 tons, equal to the weight of 4,000 people (based on 75kg/person). In order to further enhance its safety, 20 dampers were installed in the corridor.

How to Get there?

From Guangzhou: Qingyuan is about 90 km from Guangzhou. You could take the bus from Guangzhou Bus Station to Qingyuan Shijiao Bus Station(清远石角汽车站). Then take bus No.218 to Fengyu Xing Chun Station(凤宇新村), and transfer to Bus No.206 to Shi Jie Du Suo Station(市戒毒所) from where is 3.6 km to Qingyuan Huang Teng Canyon.

From Shenzhen: If you are in Shenzhen, you could take the bus from Shenzhen Longhua Bus Station(深圳龙华汽车站) or Shenzhen Futian Bus Station(深圳福田汽车站) to Qingyuan ZhongGuan Bus Station(清远中冠汽车客运站), then transfer to bus No.208 and get off at Dong Cheng Xiao Xue Station (东城小学站), and lastly, transfer to bus 24 and get off at Huang Teng Canyon Station(黄腾峡站).

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