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10 Most Terrifying Places In The World To Look Down – Part 1

If you’re afraid of heights, the places listed below are not for you. We’ve gathered 10 most terrifying places in the world to look down, that you can visit and safely experience feeling of walking on air or falling into abyss. Check them out below.

Also check: 40 Incredible Travel Destinations That You Probably Don’t Know About

1. Aiguille du Midi, Mont Blanc, Alps, France

In December 2013, the world’s highest glass skywalk called “Step into the Void” opened at the top of the Aiguille du Midi peak (3842 meters high). The skywalk allows to view 1035 meters straight down.

Aiguille du Midi (1)

Aiguille du Midi (2)

Aiguille du Midi (3)

More info: Dailymail

2. Burj Khalifa, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

From the top of the world’s tallest stretches truly amazing view. If you are brave, you can lean out and look down from the terrace at the top.

Burj Khalifa

Dubai from the nosebleed seats

More info: Reddit

3. Grand Canyon Skywalk, Arizona, USA

This unusual glass floor terrace was built by the Hualapai Tribe. You can look into more than 200-meter abyss.

Grand Canyon Skywalk (1)

Grand Canyon Skywalk (2)

Grand Canyon Skywalk (3)

More info: Las Vegas Online Guide

4. Willis Tower Skydeck (also known as Sears Tower), Chicago, Illinois, USA

If you want to take a good look around Chicago, the best view you can find is on the 103 floor of the Willis Tower. Its observation deck, called “The Skydeck” includes “The Ledge” – retractable glass balconies extended approximately 1.2 m (4 feet) from the facade. The Ledge allows visitors to look through the glass floor to the street 412 m (1,353 feet) below. The glass floor can withstand the weight of 4.5 tonnes.

Willis Tower Skydeck (1)

Willis Tower Skydeck (2)

Willis Tower Skydeck (3)

Source: Flickr

5. CN Tower, Toronto, Canada

The CN Tower consists of several substructures. One of them is the Glass Floor located at an elevation of 342 metres (1,122 ft). If it’s not enough for you, on August 1, 2011, the CN Tower opened the EdgeWalk, an amusement in which you can walk on and around the roof of the main pod of the tower.

CN Tower now

cn tower edgewalk

CN Tower glass floor

More info: Wikipedia

6. Langkawi Sky Bridge, Malaysia

Langkawi Sky Bridge is a 125 meters long (410 ft), and 1.8 meters wide, curved pedestrian cable-stayed bridge in Malaysia. It is located 660 metres (2,170 ft) above sea level at the peak of Gunung Mat Chinchang on Pulau Langkawi island.

Langkawi Sky Bridge (1)

Langkawi Sky Bridge (2)

Langkawi Sky Bridge (3)

More info: Wikipedia

7. The Blackpool Tower, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Blackpool Tower is a tourist attraction in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, inspired by the Eiffel Tower in Paris. With a height of 158 metres (518 feet), it was opened to the public on 14 May 1894. The top of the tower is known as The Blackpool Tower Eye – the highest observation deck in North West England.

Blackpool Tower viewed from the Central Pier. Sunday 31st May 2009

The Blackpool Tower (2)

More info: Wikipedia

8. Tianmen Mountain, China

Tianmen Mountain are known for “The Walk Of Faith”, a glass walkway built off the side of a cliff. This 60 meter long walk 1,430 meters above the sea level is not meant for the faint of heart.

Tianmen Mountain 1

Tianmen Mountain 2

Tianmen Mountain 3

More info: enpundit

9. Sky Tower, Auckland, New Zealand

The Sky Tower is a 328 metres (1,076 ft) tall observation and telecommunications tower located in Auckland City, New Zealand. It offers outstanding views and if you are brave enough, you can take a SkyWalk around the 1.2 metre wide platform or leap off and fall 192 metres straight down with SkyJump attraction.

Sky Tower

Sky Tower SkyJump

Sky Tower SkyWalk

More info: skycityauckland

10. Alpspitze, Alps, Germany

Alpspitze is a mountain of Bavaria, Germany. It offers beautiful view from the “AlpspiX Viewing Platform”. AlpspiX is a construction of two curved metal walkways crossing over each other, making the shape of an X. It reaches out 13 metres (42 feet) over a 1,000 metre-high cliff.

AlpspiX 1

AlpspiX 2

More info: Dailymail

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