WATCH: China's Insane Cliff Swing Is Not for the Faint-Hearted

By Tom Smith, September 17, 2018

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Attention thrill-seekers! We bring you news of a brand-new tourist attraction that is sure to make the hairs on your body stand up.

The 320-meter-high swings on the side of Fuxi Mountain in Henan province officially opened to daredevils over the weekend, according to NextShark.

The attraction underwent the final phase of testing earlier this month, with a number of brave volunteers strapping themselves in and being catapulted across the valley to test the swings’ safety.   

Construction of the swings was finally completed last week, with the initial construction cost estimated at a jaw-dropping RMB5 million. 

The swings are attached to four metal beams which measure four meters, six meters, eight meters and 20 meters high respectively. There's also a double-seater swing for fearless couples.

Screengrab via Xinhua/Youtube

Screengrab via Xinhua/Youtube

Image via Kankan News/Weibo

Image via Kankan News/Weibo

Anyone who wants to ride the swings must be between the ages of 16 and 45, weigh between 40 and 90 kilograms and be taller than 120 centimeters. Every rider is also required to wear protective clothing throughout the ride, and must have their blood pressure tested before being allowed on.

The swings aren’t the only attraction at Fuxi Mountain that will appeal to thrill seekers. The mountain also boasts a 98-feet-high glass bridge, which opened in June 2018. 

So, only one question remains. Are you brave enough? 

[Top image via Xinhua/Youtube]

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