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Don't look down - the ‘world’s longest’ hanging pedestrian bridge opens in Switzerland

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Hikers are seen making their way across the ‘Europe Bridge’ AP photo Hikers are seen making their way across the ‘Europe Bridge’ AP photo

Called the "Europabruecke," or Europe Bridge, hikers in Switzerland face a new challenge to test their fears.

The bridge is called the 'world's longest' hanging pedestrian bridge spans a distance of about 1,620 feet across the Granbengufer ravine near the town of Zermatt, in southern Switzerland.

The bridge is about 26 inches wide, meaning that hikers must gently pass one another when headed in opposite directions.

But if the narrowness of the bridge or its length didn't make you fearful, the height may, since it is suspended as much as 278 feet above the Granbengufer ravine near the town of Zermatt in southern Switzerland.

The bridge is equipped with a system which prevents it from swinging, according to The Sun.

The views are stunning - unless you look down!

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