Are you that kind of person who never prefers stairs to elevators? Do you love that feeling in stomach when you are going up? Then you should put these elevators on your list, you will have the most thrilling rides of your life!
The Bailong elevator in Hunan, China
This glass elevator located in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park rises nearly 1070 foot up a sheer cliff and it serves for a scenic overlooking down the valley below. The ride takes 2 minutes and it is considered to be highest and heaviest outdoor elevator in the world. However the future of this elevator is uncertain as it causes the environmental issues.
The Gateaway Arch in St. Louis, Missouri
If you go to the top of Arch, you will sit in egg-shaped compartment containing five seats and a flat floor. This 630 foot high elevator is clad with stainless steel and it is the world’s tallest arch. A trip to the top takes 4 minutes.
The Falkirk Wheel in Falkirk, Scotland
Boarding an elevator in a boat? Not impossible! This rotating boat lift connects sides of canals, Forth and Clyde Canal with the Union Canal. There is a 79 foot difference in height of two canals at the wheel.
Aquadom in Berlin, Germany
This Aquadom is 82 foot tall cylindrical acrylic glass aquarium with a transparent elevator inside of it. It resides in the lobby of Berlin’s Radisson Blu Hotel. There is hundred different species in a tank that holds million liter of water and it is the largest cylindrical tank aquarium in the world.
Hammetschwand Lift near Lake Lucerne, Switzerland
It is 499 foot tall and it is considered to be the tallest exterior elevators in Europe. It can carry 8 passengers and whisk them up in less than one minute. And that vies is just wonderful!
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Silvia M.//SMC Editor
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