Ruyi Bridge in Taizhou, Zhejiang, China
The pyramids of Giza in Egypt, the picturesque island of Santorini in Greece, and the Amazon rainforest in Brazil are a few popular bucket list destinations, and for good reason! But what if we told you that there's a new place that needs to go on your list, and it just might take the top spot. Located at the Shenxianju Scenic Area in Taizhou, Zhejiang, China, the Ruyi Bridge is a sight to behold. The bending glass-bottomed structure is enough to make your stomach drop, yet the views just might be worth the impending acrophobia. The bridge spans the east and west canyons of Shenxianju, and it soars more than 459 feet in the sky. In a social media post from the Shenxianju Scenic Area, the architecture was referred to as "fairy draped silk," and we can see why. The dreamy bridge almost seems to float in the sky with ease and effortlessly connects the canyons to each other in a twisted swoop.
If you're looking for an adventure, look no further than this bending bridge. Inspired by jade ruyi, a curved decorative object that symbolises power and good fortune in Chinese folklore, this three-bridged structure is sure to fuel your wanderlust. Whether you want to experience a whole new kind of thrill or you're looking for lesser-known destinations, make sure this phenomenon has a spot on your bucket list. Adventure is out there, you just have to find it (and overcome any fear of heights you might've had!). Next stop, China.