Skywalks are one of the favourite places for the travellers who enjoy amazing views of nature. This is also one of the greatest adventurous around the world. In our Nature, there are many Natural skywalks that are amazing to experience. There will be a never ending view of mountains, oceans and jungles and your eyes will experience a never ending beauty of nature. So, here we are listing 10 extraordinary skywalks around the world.
Extraordinary and Terrifying Skywalks Around the World
1. Grand Canyon Skywalk, USA
The remarkable skywalk is only opened a few years ago and it is one of the beautiful adventures of the world. The skywalk is 4,000 feet above the canyon floor in the USA. The owner of the skywalk is Hualapai Tribe. They have set few rules for visitors like they cannot take personal belongings and cameras while going on the skywalk. The terrifying experience and adventurous feeling of walking on the skywalk will be a lifetime experience.
2. Bridge Climb Skywalk, Australia
It is one of the most popular skywalks in the world. It has a height of about 1700 feet. While you are standing on the skywalk you can view the beauty of the city that will be an amazing experience.
3. The Sky Deck, United States
The Sky Deck is a 108 story skyscraper located in Chicago. Willis Tower was once the tallest building in the world. The tower also offers sky deck. There are glass boxes that are located in the tower in order to give you an adventurous and amazing view of the city. The width of the Skydeck is around 1.3 metres. It is also the highest building in Western Hemisphere.
4. SWFC Skywalk, China
The skywalk has been located in Shanghai World Financial Centre. The lightning of the Shanghai can be best viewed from the SWFC skywalk and walk on the transparent glass will be an enthralling experience. The Shanghai World Financial Centre has three observation decks. The highest has been situated on the 100th floor and have an approximate length 474 meters.
5. Glacier Skywalk, Canada
The skywalk is located in Alberta, Canada. It is also one of the most visited places in Canada. The skywalk is very near to Columbia Icefields that will give you stunning views of glaciers all around. The height of the skywalk is 280 meters which is above Sunwapta Valley. When you will see down you will see the amazing rock formation of nature and when your eyes will go upward you will see the rocks has been covered with a white sheet.
6. Sky Tower, New Zealand
The Sky Tower situated in New Zealand is an observation and telecommunications tower. It has a height of 328 metres. The tower authority also offers observation deck and also a glass fronted elevator with an amazing 40 seconds ride.
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7. Tiefenbachkogl Viewing Platform, Austria
They provide stunning views of the Tyrolean Alps in Austria. Tiefenbachkogl Mountain view along with the mountains, glaciers and valleys will be a lifetime experience. The skywalk also provides a 360 view of the surroundings. The mountain is also very famous among the travellers who can go down the mountains after enjoying the scenic beauty.Austria also has some of the highest bungee jumps in the world.
8. Skywalk on Tianmen Mountain, China
The Tianmen Mountain in China is very famous among tourists. The drive to the mountains is one best experiences of life It also has an elevated arch as you can see in the picture. The walk on the mountains will also be an adventurous experience especially when you are walking on the cliff footpath that i very terrifying and at the same time adventurous. Some part of the cliff footpath is made up of glass that can even terrify you more.
9. Oryukdo Skywalk, South Korea
It has opened very recently in 2013. The place is also one of the main attractions for the visitors who come to see Oryukdo Island. It is a U shaped skywalk with the floor made up of glass. The person will feel like as if he is walking on the ocean. It is located on the high cliff in the Nam-gu district of Busan.
10. EdgeWalk, Canada
The EdgeWalk is located on the CN tower which is the third tallest tower in the world. The Edgewalk located on the 116th floor will be thrilling experience. It is located 356 metres above the ground. The authority has allowed people in group of six to walk on the Edge. People have been attached to a safety rail. The Edgewalk is for sure is not for the faint hearted people as you can see in the picture.
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