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Couple dangle from glass suspension bridge for wedding

A Chinese couple marked their wedding day in their own special way — by dangling underneath a glass-bottom suspension bridge overlooking a gorge.

Couple exchanged vows on platform hanging from bridge 180 metres above the ground

A newly married couple lie on a canvas mat as they are lowered from a glass bridge during a promotional event for the tourist spot on Chinese Valentine's Day, August 9, 2016, in Pingjiang, Hunan province, China. (China Daily/Reuters)

A Chinese couple marked their wedding day in their own special way — by dangling underneath a glass-bottom suspension bridge overlooking a gorge.

Bride Jiang Huizhu and groom Zhou Wenlong wed on Tuesday, Chinese Valentine's Day, and descended onto a small platform attached to a bridge 180 metres above ground in Shiniuzhai National Geological Park in Hunan province for the occasion.

They lay on their backs on the platform, posing for celebratory photos amid the lush scenery.

"[It's to] challenge ourselves," the bride said. "We'd like to celebrate the festival in a special way."

The glass bridge, in Shiniuzhai National Geological Park, is suspended 180 metres above the ground. (China Daily/Reuters)

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