May 28, 2014
The feeling of being in one of the highest places in the world with the best spectacular looks, observation decks, and stunning viewing platforms can never be explained in words. Although daredevils come with different types of people, climbing in one of the highest skywalks in the world is truly a spine chilling encounter. These scary, breath taking and awesome structures allow tourists to see the snow covered mountains, stunning landscapes and a variety of animal and plants species which lie low in a pleasing and amazing manner. These are one of the most terrifying places on earth and its only the-heart-of-a-lion kind of people can dare to climb in these heart stopping places. However, this should not create Goosebumps since they always turn out to be the best places to hang out and have an experience of its own. Here is a list of the most scary-but-wonderful skywalks that might even scare the most daring zombie!
Dachstein’s Stairway to Nothingness, Austria
A wonderful experience to this amazing place takes you through Austria’s highest bridge measuring 328 feet and straddles a drop of a scaring length of 396 meters. It is located near the city of Schladming with an amazing length of 100 meters. Spectacular views of the Alps are not only the major attractions in this terrifying skywalk, the 14 steps that descend from the cliff which are surrounded by glass walls is enough to make a trip to this place a remarkable one!
The Ledge at Skydeck Chicago, USA
This is the tallest building in the world was constructed to pay tribute to America ingenuity and is composed of four boxes that are made from half ton panels of glass. This has attracted hundreds of visitors annually and is in a position to provide a view of four major states of USA from a horrific distance of about 50 miles. The informative guides and the glass walls which create unobstructed views are some of the reasons which make this place among the best skywalks of the modern world.(image by JR_in_NYC)
Grand Canyon Skywalk, USA
This is a good epitome of the modern skywalk providing a horseshoe look of the great cantilever bridge which creates a platform for the thousands of daring visitors who wish to enjoy an awesome vacation in this wonderful place. This skywalk provide a 500 to 800 feet view of the roaring Colorado River and is sure to scare the hell out of the light hearted fellows and give an outstanding adventure to the daredevils.
Shanghai World Financial Center, China
This is a mixed use building located in a famous town of Pudong and stands out to be one of the most amazing features in this wonderful country. It is a multipurpose hall containing a number of hotels, restaurants and conferences offering picturesque views with the world’s highest observation deck. This bottle opener shaped building is surrounded with glass and stands at a stunning distance of 1555 feet and offers fabulous view of the famous riverside Bund.(image by Mr.Philux)
CN Tower, Toronto-USA
This is one of the most important structures in the region serving major communications hub within the city and also the tallest in the region. The Tower’s glass floor has the most unique features and has only 2.5 inches suspending visitors and contains more than 110 stories. Visiting this place you will be amazed to see the world’s tallest cellar and an unforgettable romantic setting. The best walks and stunning 360 degrees view points are some of the attractive features that will ensure total enjoyment.
These are some of the sites which leave a permanent mark which you will always live to remember. Try to explore the amazing structures and you will never be disappointed!
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