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写真 | 2021年 04月 30日 22:30 JST

High anxiety: World's longest pedestrian suspension bridge opens

People walk on the world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge '516 Arouca', now open for local residents in Arouca, Portugal, April 29. REUTERS/Violeta Santos Moura

People walk on the world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge '516 Arouca', now open for local residents in more

People walk on the world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge '516 Arouca', now open for local residents in Arouca, Portugal, April 29. REUTERS/Violeta Santos Moura
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Hidden between rock-strewn mountains covered with lush greenery and yellow flowers inside the UNESCO-recognized Arouca Geopark, the bridge hangs 175 meters above the fast-flowing River Paiva.    REUTERS/Julio Torres

Hidden between rock-strewn mountains covered with lush greenery and yellow flowers inside the UNESCO-recognizemore

Hidden between rock-strewn mountains covered with lush greenery and yellow flowers inside the UNESCO-recognized Arouca Geopark, the bridge hangs 175 meters above the fast-flowing River Paiva. REUTERS/Julio Torres
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Locals hope the attraction, which cost about 2.3 million euros ($2.8 million) and took around two years to build, will help revive the region, especially after the devastating COVID-19 pandemic.    REUTERS/Violeta Santos Moura

Locals hope the attraction, which cost about 2.3 million euros ($2.8 million) and took around two years to buimore

Locals hope the attraction, which cost about 2.3 million euros ($2.8 million) and took around two years to build, will help revive the region, especially after the devastating COVID-19 pandemic. REUTERS/Violeta Santos Moura
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The bridge opened only to local residents on Thursday, but from Monday everyone can book a visit.  

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The bridge opened only to local residents on Thursday, but from Monday everyone can book a visit. REUTERS/Vmore

The bridge opened only to local residents on Thursday, but from Monday everyone can book a visit. REUTERS/Violeta Santos Moura
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The landscape is calm, but the crossing is not for the faint-hearted. Held up by steel cables and two massive towers on each side, it wobbles a little with every step.  REUTERS/Violeta Santos Moura

The landscape is calm, but the crossing is not for the faint-hearted. Held up by steel cables and two massive more

The landscape is calm, but the crossing is not for the faint-hearted. Held up by steel cables and two massive towers on each side, it wobbles a little with every step. REUTERS/Violeta Santos Moura
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A man takes a picture from the world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge '516 Arouca' in the Portuguese town of Arouca. REUTERS/Violeta Santos Moura

A man takes a picture from the world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge '516 Arouca' in the Portuguese towmore

A man takes a picture from the world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge '516 Arouca' in the Portuguese town of Arouca. REUTERS/Violeta Santos Moura
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Standing on the bridge, the mayor of Arouca, Margarida Belem, said the bridge was part of a wider strategy to encourage more people to move and stay in the region. "There were many challenges that we had to overcome... but we did it," the visibly proud mayor told Reuters. "There's no other bridge like this one in the world."     REUTERS/Violeta Santos Moura

Standing on the bridge, the mayor of Arouca, Margarida Belem, said the bridge was part of a wider strategy to more

Standing on the bridge, the mayor of Arouca, Margarida Belem, said the bridge was part of a wider strategy to encourage more people to move and stay in the region. "There were many challenges that we had to overcome... but we did it," the visibly proud mayor told Reuters. "There's no other bridge like this one in the world." REUTERS/Violeta Santos Moura
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People walk on the world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge '516 Arouca' in Arouca, Portugal.  REUTERS/Violeta Santos Moura

People walk on the world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge '516 Arouca' in Arouca, Portugal. REUTERS/Viomore

People walk on the world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge '516 Arouca' in Arouca, Portugal. REUTERS/Violeta Santos Moura
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People walk on the world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge in the Portuguese town of Arouca. REUTERS/Violeta Santos Moura

People walk on the world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge in the Portuguese town of Arouca. REUTERS/Violmore

People walk on the world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge in the Portuguese town of Arouca. REUTERS/Violeta Santos Moura
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A general view of the world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge '516 Arouca' in Arouca, Portugal. REUTERS/Julio Torres

A general view of the world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge '516 Arouca' in Arouca, Portugal. REUTERS/Jmore

A general view of the world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge '516 Arouca' in Arouca, Portugal. REUTERS/Julio Torres
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People walk on the world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge in Arouca, Portugal. REUTERS/Violeta Santos Moura

People walk on the world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge in Arouca, Portugal. REUTERS/Violeta Santos Momore

People walk on the world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge in Arouca, Portugal. REUTERS/Violeta Santos Moura
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People look at the world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge '516 Arouca' in Arouca, Portugal. REUTERS/Violeta Santos Moura

People look at the world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge '516 Arouca' in Arouca, Portugal. REUTERS/Violmore

People look at the world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge '516 Arouca' in Arouca, Portugal. REUTERS/Violeta Santos Moura
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A general view of the world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge in Arouca, Portugal. REUTERS/Julio Torres

A general view of the world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge in Arouca, Portugal. REUTERS/Julio Torres

A general view of the world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge in Arouca, Portugal. REUTERS/Julio Torres
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People walk on the world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge in Arouca, Portugal. REUTERS/Violeta Santos Moura

People walk on the world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge in Arouca, Portugal. REUTERS/Violeta Santos Momore

People walk on the world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge in Arouca, Portugal. REUTERS/Violeta Santos Moura
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People walk on the world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge in Arouca, Portugal. REUTERS/Violeta Santos Moura

People walk on the world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge in Arouca, Portugal. REUTERS/Violeta Santos Momore

People walk on the world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge in Arouca, Portugal. REUTERS/Violeta Santos Moura
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