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China: Brave bathers take a dip in world’s first high-altitude pool 02:23

China: Brave bathers take a dip in world’s first high-altitude pool

China, Zhangjiajie
July 22, 2017 at 14:17 GMT -00:00 · Published

Brave bathers got the first chance to take a dip in the world’s first high-altitude glass bottomed pool at Wanfu hot spring hotel in Zhangjiajie, Saturday.

The 0.6 metre deep and two metres wide dipping pool hangs off the side of a nine-story steel structure building overlooking the verdant Hunan hills.

One visitor shared her experience, "I think I pushed my limits today. I have a fear of height and water. It is a real breakthrough for me."

CEO at Wanfu international hot spring hotel Zhang Shiming said Zhangjiajie was already “famous worldwide for its mountains and water” but he wanted to “develop other tourism resources” to “attract more tourists from all over the world."

Zhangjiajie also boasts a glass-bottomed bridge, the world’s tallest and longest pedestrian bridge, stretching 300 meters across a canyon at a vertigo-inducing height of 299 metres (980 feet) above the ground.

China: Brave bathers take a dip in world’s first high-altitude pool 02:23
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Brave bathers got the first chance to take a dip in the world’s first high-altitude glass bottomed pool at Wanfu hot spring hotel in Zhangjiajie, Saturday.

The 0.6 metre deep and two metres wide dipping pool hangs off the side of a nine-story steel structure building overlooking the verdant Hunan hills.

One visitor shared her experience, "I think I pushed my limits today. I have a fear of height and water. It is a real breakthrough for me."

CEO at Wanfu international hot spring hotel Zhang Shiming said Zhangjiajie was already “famous worldwide for its mountains and water” but he wanted to “develop other tourism resources” to “attract more tourists from all over the world."

Zhangjiajie also boasts a glass-bottomed bridge, the world’s tallest and longest pedestrian bridge, stretching 300 meters across a canyon at a vertigo-inducing height of 299 metres (980 feet) above the ground.

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