Visitors to eastern Taiwan’s Fengbin Skywalk encouraged to wear helmets

20-meter transparent section of skywalk allows visitors to watch ocean waves, cliffs below

Taiwan News
Date: 2020/09/15
By: George Liao, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

The Fengbin Skywalk. (CNA photo)

.TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Fengbin Township Office in Hualien County has drawn up measures to lend helmets to people visiting the Fengbin Skywalk for free to increase their safety.

Touted as “the most thrilling skywalk in Taiwan,” the 150-meter Fengbin Skywalk is built from an old narrow trail constructed during the Japanese colonial period that traversed the face of cliffs, connecting two coastal villages.

A 20-meter transparent section of the skywalk, built from steel H-beams and tempered glass, is intentionally placed 50 meters above the sea and allows visitors to enjoy the ocean waves crashing against the shore and the majestic cliffs under their feet.    [FULL  STORY]

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