World’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge opens in Switzerland

(CNN) Comprising an awesome 1621 feet and increasing as high as 279 feet, the recently opened Charles Kuonen Suspension Link in Switzerland has broken the particular record for the world’s longest people suspension bridge, according to Zermatt Travel and leisure. The bridge offers hikers sights of the Matterhorn, Weisshorn and Bernese Alps.

The bridge, that has replaced an older bridge that was broken by falling rocks, was called after its chief sponsor, the psychologist and co-owner of a Switzerland winery.

It spans the area between the towns of Zermatt and thus Grchen. According to Edith Zweifel, the actual spokesperson for the travel board, the cuts the journey across the vly from three to four hours to a pure 10 minutes. (The total journey time taken between Zermatt and Grchen is about 2 days. )

    Globe’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge

    A short while guide: Architect Paulo Mendes weil Rocha