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Pictures: Portuguese Arouca Bridge Not For The Faint-hearted

The Arouca Bridge inaugurated Sunday, offers a half-kilometer (almost 1,700-foot) walk across its span, some 175 meters (574 feet) above the River Paiva.

May 03, 2021

People walk across a narrow footbridge suspended across a river canyon, which claims to be the world's longest pedestrian bridge, in Arouca, northern Portugal.

AP Photo/Sergio Azenha

People walk across a narrow footbridge suspended across a river canyon, which claims to be the world's longest pedestrian bridge, in Arouca, northern Portugal.

AP Photo/Sergio Azenha

People walk across a narrow footbridge suspended across a river canyon, which claims to be the world's longest pedestrian bridge, in Arouca, northern Portugal.

AP Photo/Sergio Azenha

People walk across a narrow footbridge suspended across a river canyon, which claims to be the world's longest pedestrian bridge, in Arouca, northern Portugal.

AP Photo/Sergio Azenha

People walk across a narrow footbridge suspended across a river canyon, which claims to be the world's longest pedestrian bridge, in Arouca, northern Portugal.

AP Photo/Sergio Azenha

A woman walks across a narrow footbridge suspended across a river canyon, which claims to be the world's longest pedestrian bridge, in Arouca, northern Portugal.

AP Photo/Sergio Azenha

People walk across a narrow footbridge suspended across a river canyon, which claims to be the world's longest pedestrian bridge, in Arouca, northern Portugal.

AP Photo/Sergio Azenha

A man looks at a narrow footbridge suspended across a river canyon, which claims to be the world's longest pedestrian bridge, in Arouca, northern Portugal.

AP Photo/Sergio Azenha

People walk across a narrow footbridge suspended across a river canyon, which claims to be the world's longest pedestrian bridge, in Arouca, northern Portugal.

AP Photo/Sergio Azenha