(NEWSER) – China’s newest attraction is simply too popular for its own good. Officials closed the world’s tallest and longest bridge only 13 days after it opened because demand has been too great. “We’re overwhelmed by the volume of visitors,” a spokesperson for the attraction told CNN. The 1,410-foot bridge hangs 1,000 feet above the stunning Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon, setting for the movie Avatar. At 20 feet wide and with a glass bottom offering staggering views, the bridge in Hunan Province has drawn tens of thousands of thrill-seekers since it opened Aug. 20. Capacity is limited to 8,000 people per day but the demand has been 10 times as high, CNN reports. (It costs $20 to go on the bridge.) A statement via the Weibo blog site said management shut the bridge on Friday due to “urgency to improve and update” it… see more

source: newser.com