13 Crazy Places To Visit Before You Die


1) Half Dome in Yosemite

Half Dome at Yosemite

Where: California, USA

The granite ridge rises more than 4,737 feet (1,444 m). While the summit can be climbed in several ways, the most common is to follow a 13.7 km path from the bottom of the valley, which includes several hundred feet of granite stairs.

2) Dachstein Staircase

Dachstein Stairway

Where: Schladming, Austria

This ‘Ladder to Nothing’ is a glass platform that protrudes from the edge of a cliff, where you can see 1,300 feet (396 m) directly below the feet to the bottom of the mountain.

3) Enter the void

Step in to the void

Where: Pico Aiguille du Midi, near Chamonix, France

The minimalist glass box is the tallest glass floor in the world and offers unobstructed panoramic views of the French Alps, with a fall of 12,604 feet (3,842 m).

4) Skywalk in the Grand Canyon

Skywalk at the Grand Canyon

Where: Arizona, USA UU

The transparent horseshoe-shaped bridge is built 4,000 feet above the Colorado River. There is a straight fall of 700 feet (213 m) below the observation deck.

5) Madness in the stratosphere

Insanity at the Stratosphere

Where: Las Vegas, USA UU

If conquering a peak is not enough for an adrenaline junkie like you, how about turning while sitting in a narrow seat, suspended 900 feet (274 m) above the streets? Still too meek? The ride spreads things by tilting it at a 70-degree angle so your body can look straight down at speeds of up to 3 ‘G’.

6) Cliff of Trolltunga

Trolltunga Cliff

Where: Odda, Norway

This piece of rock, called Troll’s Tongue in English, protrudes horizontally from a mountain at about 2,300 feet (700 m) on the north side of Lake Ringedalsvatnet.

7) Edgewalk in CN Tower

Edgewalk at CN Tower

Where: Toronto, Canada

You can buy tickets (around $ 200) for a 20-30 minute ride on the roof edge of the CN Tower restaurant, suspended at 1,168 feet (365 m) above the ground.

8) Hua Shan plank walk
Hua Shan Plank Walk

Where: Huayin, China

Called the “most dangerous trek in the world,” this trek consists of steel rod ladders and narrow wooden planks, with only a rusty chain to hang on. The Chinese government has now laid much safer roads, but adrenaline junkies prefer the dangerous route, which in some areas has a straight fall of 2,000 m (2,000 feet).

9) Lion’s Head

Lion’s Head

Where: Cape Town, South Africa

Get a panoramic view of the sprawling city and the surrounding ocean from the top of the mountain, sitting at 2,200 feet (670 m) above sea level.

10) Burj Khalifa
Burj Khalifa

Where: Dubai

At 1,821 feet (555 m) above street level, At the Top SKY, is the world’s highest outdoor observation platform.

11) Sky Deck in Willis Tower

Sky Deck at Willis Tower

Where: Chichago, USA UU

The glass box, called ‘The Ledge’, is suspended at 1,353 feet (412 m) in the air and extends 4.3 feet from the Skydeck.

12) Infinity Pool at Marina Bay Sands
Infinity Pool at the Marina Bay Sands

Where: Singapore

If sweating to the top just for the view is not your scene, how about looking at a spectacular horizon while resting in the longest elevated pool in the world, with an edge of 146 m, at 191 m (626 ft) above the ground ?

13) Sky Bridge

Sky Bridge

Where: Langkawi, Malaysia

The bridge is 410 feet long and 2,300 feet above sea level. It is suspended by 8 cables from a single pylon 81.5 m high, and hangs about 328 feet (100 m) above the ground.

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