In a significant development, India’s first glass bridge has been built in Bihar’s Nalanda in an attempt to attract both local and international tourists. These are not pictures from China, but of India where India has surprised everyone by constructing its first glass bridge in Bihar.
The purpose of the bridge is to draw both domestic and foreign tourists towards it. Also, it is being decorated in a state-of-the-art way, so that the tourists can come here and enjoy the view.
The zoo safari, boasting of a variety of flora and fauna has already been recognized by the Central Zoo Authority. So double treat for tourists!
The 200-feet high, 85-feet long and six-feet wide glass bridge, which will allow 40 visitors at a time, is being constructed on the lines of 120-metre-high glass bridge in Hangzhou province of China.
It is the first such bridge in Bihar and second in India after Lakshman Jhula at Rishikesh. Divisional forest officer Nefamani K said, “The transparent sky glass bridge is a part of Nature Safari, which is being developed in an area of 500 acres on the historical Budh Marg. It is expected to open for public any time next year.”
“Besides this, air cycling with the help of ropes, Bihar Darshan and cafeteria will be other attractions of the safari. Cottages are also being built for safe and comfortable stay of visitors,” the forest officer added.
“This, along with the zoo safari, which also near completion, new cabin-like Gondola ropeway and the beautification of Venu Van are expected to significantly add to the footfalls of domestic and overseas visitors,” said hotlier Satya Prakash.