Places, offering the most spectacular views in the world
Words are not enough to describe the beauty of some parts of our amazing planet. As the saying goes, better to see once than hear a hundred times.
Observation Deck "Sky Walk", Austria
Suspension bridge "Sky Walk" is located at an altitude of about 2700 meters, close to the mountain station. It was constructed in 2005. The observation deck of the bridge is a balcony on a cliff Hunerkogel. Paul on this site is partially made of glass, and it is significantly higher than the viewing platform at Niagara Falls in the United States or at the Iguazu Falls in Brazil.
The observation deck at the top of the Rockefeller Center, New York, USA
Rockefeller Center - a complex of 19 buildings, covering an area of 89,000 square meters between 48th and 51st streets in New York. Family built Rockefeller Center is located in Midtown Manhattan. In 1987 the complex was declared a National Historic Landmark.
Iguazu Falls, Brazil, Argentina
Iguazu River located on the border of the Argentine province of Mizayones and the Brazilian state of Paraná. Waterfall River divides the upper and lower Iguazu. The river rises near the city of Curitiba, and most of it takes place on the territory of Brazil, but almost all the waterfalls are on Argentine territory. Before flowing into the river San Antonio, Iguazú forms the border between Argentina and Brazil.
Roppongi Hills Mori, Tokyo, Japan
Roppongi Hills - a 54-storey skyscraper located in Roppongi Hills in Tokyo. Erected in 2003, the skyscraper is named after the builder, Minoru Mori, and is the center of the district. This is the fifth of the height of a skyscraper in Tokyo - 238 meters. Basically the building is used for offices, but there also are shops, restaurants and other tourist facilities. The 53rd floor is the name of Mori Art Museum and from the viewing platforms on the 52 th and 54 th floors, you can enjoy views of the city. The main construction company Mori office is also located in this building.
Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth, England
This 170-meter tower is located in Portsmouth. This is the main project of restructuring the Portsmouth Harbor, which was obtained by The National Lottery grant. The shape of the tower was chosen from several options for residents of the city. The project was developed by "HGPArchitecs" with the help of technical consultant Scott Wilson. The tower is made in the form of a sail, so it reflects the maritime history of the city. The opening of the tower took place October 18, 2005.
"Sky Walk" over the glacier, Canada
Feel the adrenaline, step into the exciting world where you lies deep beneath the glacier, and above it the birds fly. Wildlife, stones and the road leading along the edge of the cliff to the site on which a thin layer of glass separates you from the abyss, depth of 280 meters.
Sky 100, Hong Kong
"Sky 100" - a circular observation deck on the hundredth floor of the International Commerce Center, designed by architectural firm "Kohn Pedersen Fox" in West Kowloon, Hong Kong. Playground opened April 17, 2011 and now it is Hong Kong's highest observation point - 393 meters above sea level. "Sky 100" is located two floors below the hotel "Ritz-Carlton", located in the same building. On the site you can get on the express elevator, which whisk you from the second to the hundredth floor in just a minute.
Bayok Tower - 2, Bangkok, Thailand
The tower - the 85-storey skyscraper height of 304 meters. Located it is a miracle in Bangkok, capital of Thailand. This - the tallest building in the city, it is located hotel "Bayok Sky" - the tallest hotel in Southeast Asia and the seventh in height throughout the world.
A walk on the tops of trees, Australia
The only such attraction in the state, and almost unique in the world. Suspension steel road goes through the rainforest and into the middle of the road you can admire the wonderful view from the observation tower, rising 50 meters above the ground. Stunning views at an altitude of 710 meters above sea level: the rainforest, lush crown and delightful Pacific Ocean.
Burj Khalifa, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Burj Dubai - is a skyscraper in Dubai. He is the tallest structure built by man in the world, its height is 828, 8 meters. Construction began on September 21, 2004 and will end on October 1, 2009. The official opening of the building took place on January 4, 2010, and marked the beginning of a new quarter called Lower Dubai area of 2 square kilometers near the downtown. The main architect of the project was made by Adrian Smith and chief design engineer - Bill Baker.
Canton Tower, Guangzhou, China
Canton Tower is known as China's TV tower, as well as astronomical and Sightseeing Tower, or the tower of Guangzhou. Tower height of 600 meters. Construction of the tower was completed in 2009 and the tower was opened September 29, 2010 for the Asian Games 2010. Tower proudly bore the title of the world's highest, while Tokyo Tower "Skaytri" does not appear in 2011. Then the tower was the highest in China, but in 2013 it eclipsed the Shanghai Tower. Now it is the fifth-altitude autonomous standing of the world design.
Shad Tower, London, United Kingdom
Tower Schad, even called Remnant represents a 87-storey skyscraper in London. The construction of the skyscraper began in March 2009, the frame construction was completed March 30, 2012, and 5 July tower was opened. All works were completed in November, and February 1, 2013 opened a viewing platform.
Shanghai World Financial Center, Shanghai, China
Shanghai World Financial Center - it's incredibly high skyscraper, located in one of Shanghai's districts. Building was designed by "Kohn Pedersen Fox" and construction company "Mori". The skyscraper are offices, hotels, conference halls, viewing platforms and a lot of different shops on the ground floor. One of the hotels located in the building - "Park Hyatt Shanghai". It's 174 rooms and several suites. The hotel occupies the 79-th to the 93rd floor of the building, which is higher than the "Grand Hyatt Shanghai", which occupies 53 th to the 87th floor of a nearby skyscraper Jin Mao. "Park Hyatt Shanghai" - the second tallest hotel in the world after the "Ritz-Carlton" in Hong Kong, which occupies a 102-th to the 118th floor of the International Commercial Center.
Is all this is not fantasy?