The world’s longest bridge and tunnel sea-crossing, the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge, has just opened. At 55 km, it’s a whopping 20 times longer than The Golden Gate Bridge.

Spanning the sea from an artificial island near Hong Kong International Airport to Macao and the mainland Chinese city of Zhuhai, the bridge contains enough steel to build 60 Eiffel Towers. WOW.

It is designed to last 120 years, two decades longer than the lifespan of most major sea-cross bridges.

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The bridge will also shorten the journey time from Hong Kong International Airport to Zhuhai from four hours to 45 minutes.

Hong Kong Tourism Board’s Regional Director Australia, New Zealand and South Pacific, Andrew Clark said the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge would reinforce Hong Kong’s position as Asia’s gateway and foster further economic and tourism development.

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“The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge will be a fantastic tool to further enhance the destination’s tourism offering by putting a wealth of diverse cultural attractions.”

HKTB Regional Director – Australia, New Zealand, and South Pacific, Andrew Clark

The mega-project is set to become an instant and iconic landmark for Hong Kong and the Greater Bay Area and has already been named by The Guardian as an architectural Seven Wonder of the Modern World.

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A fast and convenient cross-border bus service is available to take travellers across the new bridge between Hong Kong, Macao and Zhuhai.

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