13 Most Terrifying Places to Look Down!

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These are 13 Most Terrifying places to look down in the world!!

#1 Burj Khalifa
Burj Khalifa
Where: Dubai
The Burj Khalifa has the world’s highest outdoor observation deck at a cool 1,821 ft (555 m) above street level!

#2 Hua Shan plank walk
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Where: Huayin, China
It is called the ‘most dangerous hike in the world’! This walk consists of steel rod ladders and narrow planks of wood, with just a rusty chain to hang on to. The Chinese government has now carved out much safer paths, but adrenaline junkies prefer the dangerous route, which in some areas has a straight 7,000 ft (2,134 m) drop!

#3 Sky Deck at Willis Tower
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Where: Chichago, US
This glass box, called ‘The Ledge’, is suspended 1,353 ft (412 m) in the air and extends out 4.3 ft from the Skydeck.

#4 Lion’s Head
2Where: Cape Town, South Africa
Sit on the summit of the Mountain at 2200ft (670m) above sea level and get a panoramic view of Cape Town spread below!

#5 Infinity Pool at the Marina Bay Sands
5Where: Singapore
If sweating your way to the top just for the view is not your scene, how about gazing at a spectacular skyline while lounging in the world’s longest elevated pool, with a 146-m vanishing edge, 191 m (626 ft) above the ground?

#6 Sky Bridge
6Where: Langkawi, Malaysia
The bridge is 410 ft long and 2,300 ft above sea level. It’s suspended by 8 cables from a 81.5 m high single pylon, and hangs at about 328 ft (100 m) above ground.

#7 Half Dome at Yosemite
7Where: California, US
The granite crest rises more than 4,737 ft (1,444 m). While the summit can be ascended in various ways, the most common is by following a 13.7 km trail from the valley floor, which include several hundred feet of granite stairs.

#8 Dachstein Stairway
8Where: Schladming, Austria
This ‘Stairway to Nothingness’ is a glass platform jutting out of the edge of a cliff, where you can see 1,300 ft (396 m) straight down beneath your feet to the bottom of the mountain.

#9 Step in to the void
9Where: Aiguille du Midi peak, near Chamonix, France
The minimalist glass box is the world’s highest glass floor and offers unobstructed panoramic views of the French Alps, with a a sheer drop of 12,604 ft (3,842 m).

#10 Skywalk at the Grand Canyon
10Where: Arizona, US
The transparent horseshoe-shaped bridge is built 4,000 ft above the Colorado River. There is a straight 700 ft (213 m) drop beneath the viewing platform.

#11 Edgewalk at CN Tower
11Where: Toronto, Canada
You can buy tickets (about $200) to take a 20-30 minute walk on the edge of roof of the CN Tower’s restaurant, suspended 1,168 ft (365 m) above ground.

#12 Insanity at the Stratosphere
11755667_877746212317393_7962450568028673557_nWhere: Las Vegas, US
If conquering a peak isn’t enough for an adrenaline junkie like you, how about spinning while sitting in a narrow seat, suspended 900 ft (274 m) above the streets? Still too tame? The ride spices things up by tilting you at an angle of 70 degrees so that your body faces straight down at speeds of up to 3 ‘G’.

#13 Trolltunga Cliff
13Where: Odda, Norway
This piece of rock, called Troll’s Tongue in English, juts horizontally out of a mountain about 2,300 ft (700 m) above the north side of Lake Ringedalsvatnet.

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