1. Dachstein Stairway to Nothingness – Austria
Situated near the town of Schladming. The 100m long suspension bridge offers spectacular views of the Alps, but at such dizzying heights only the bravest are likely to test their mettle.
2. Tokyo Skytree Observation Decks – Japan
The Tokyo Skytree is the world’s tallest tower, third-tallest structure, with a height of 2,080 feet (634 meters), and has Japan’s two tallest observation decks: the lower one is located at 1,148 feet (350 meters) and has a section of glass flooring. The upper one, which has floor-to-ceiling windows and 360-degree-views of the city, has a height of 1476 feet (450 meters). On a clear day, Mount Fuji can be seen from the observation decks.
3. AlpspiX Viewing Platform – Germany
At the base of Alpspitze peak, visitors will find the AlpspiX Viewing Platform hovering 13 meters (42 feet) over an empty void in the shape of an ‘X’ with two protruding platforms.
4. EdgeWalk CN Tower – Canada
EdgeWalk is CN Tower’s most thrilling attraction in its history, and the first of its kind in North America. Located on the roof of the CN Tower’s restaurant at a height of 1,168 feet (356 meters), it is the world’s highest full circle hands-free walk.The EdgeWalk allows visitors to slip into climbing harnesses and walk around the edge of Canada’s tallest structure.
5. The Ledge – United States
At 1,353 feet and 110 stories above the streets of downtown Chicago, The Ledge at Willis Tower’s Skydeck will transform any visitor’s–or local’s for that matter–experience with the Windy City. The four boxes that make up The Ledge experience in Willis Tower, are made from half-ton panels of glass. The walls consist of three layers, each half an inch thick.
6. Cliffwalk – Canada
The Cliffwalk is a 700-feet (213 meter) walkway attached to a granite cliff face above the Capilano River in British Columbia, Canada. The highest point is 300 feet (90 meters) above the river.
To attach the Cliffwalk, 16 anchor points were drilled 19 feet (six meters) into the rock face using 1,825 bolts, and 40 tons of steel were used.
7. Matteo Thun’s Viewing Platform – Italy
The best views of Italy’s Merano region are from this binocular-shaped viewing platform, high above the gardens’ huge oak forest.
8. Stegastein Lookout – Norway
Commissioned by the Norwegian Highway Department as part of a project to improve the appearance of the country’s tourist routes, the lookout allows visitors to look straight down into the Aurlandsfjord, 2,000 feet (609 meters) below.
9. The View from The Shard – England
London’s highest and best view. The Shard is the tallest building in Western Europe and The View From The Shard is located on floors 68, 69 and 72.
The best panoramas are from floor 72, at a height of 800 feet (244 meters).
10. Grand Canyon Skywalk – United States
The Grand Canyon Skywalk is a transparent horseshoe-shaped cantilever bridge and tourist attraction in Arizona near the Colorado River on the edge of a side canyon in the Grand Canyon West area of the main canyon.