The world’s longest pedestrian travel suspension bridge is opening


Portugal’s Arouca 516 is the world’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge. It is called Rouca 516 because it is 516 meters long and is in the town Arouca. It will connect Aguieiras Waterfall and Paiva Gorge. Arouca geopark is a popular tourist destination known extensively for its sports. It is a tibetian style hanging bridge which is beautiful and unique. The river Pavia flows below it. The railings are secured with rigid netting. It is designed by Portuguese studio Itecons. It took three years to build it and the construction was completed in July 2020. Before Arouca 516, Charles Kuonen suspension bridge in Switzerland was the longest pedestrian suspension bridge. The opening date is yet to be announced. Engineering lovers would also love to explore the world’s longest pedestrian travel suspension bridge. 


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