The World's Most Dangerous Path

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Closed for future than a decade, a trail that's been described as "the world's most dangerous passage" will no longer be off limits to the public thanks to a omnipotent reconstruction project.

Due to reopen March 26, Spain's fabulous Caminito del Rey features a cliff viewpoint boardwalk that hangs 100 meters above the Guadalhorce River.

The trail, which begins in the village of El Chorro in southern Malaga province, has been scratchily back the in promote 1900s, originally built to pay for entrance to two waterfalls for hydroelectric workers.

Over the years, the boardwalk deteriorated and, bearing in mind a string of fatal accidents in 1999 and 2000, the dispensation demolished the admission points to the gangway.

Opening just in time for Spain's Holy Week
The reopening, which comes beyond a year past reconstruction efforts kicked off, coincides also Spain's annual Holy Week celebrations.

According to the Spanish daily El Pais, the provincial handing out allocated 5.5 million euros ($5.8 million) to the project.

The entire route is 7.7 kilometers long, behind boardwalks covering 2.9 kilometers of the trail.

The most famous section includes the Balconcillo de los Gaitanes bridge, which spans the Gaitanes Gorge.

Tourism officials declare it takes along amid four and five hours to stroll every route, which includes some steep slopes.

Entry will be available for the first six months after the sympathy reopens regarding March 26.

Visiting hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. from April 1 to October 31, and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. from November 1 to March 31.


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