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11 Most Vertigo-Inducing Tourist Destinations

Europe has just opened up their newest and tallest attraction in the Alps called ‘Step Into the Void.’ This attraction consists of a glass box set on the edge of a peak, which looks down about 3,280 feet below. If this doesn’t give you a little vertigo, I don’t know what will. In honor of the grand opening, we have pulled together the most vertigo-inducing tourist destinations around the world.

Check out where you can observe at great heights with only a bungee cord holding you on. See where to enjoy the sights from an observation deck infinity pool, and find out which observation deck is the tallest in the world.

See the Most Vertigo-Inducing Tourist Destinations here…

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    Europe has just opened its tallest attraction, 'Step Into the Void'. This glass cube sits at the top of Aiguille du Midi peak in the Alps where people can get a unique look a kilometer down.
    Find out more at Huffington Post.
    Photo credit Garrondo.

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    Get a breathtaking view of Guangzhou, China from 107th and 108th floor of the Canton Tower. This stands as the world's tallest observation deck
    Find out more at Canton Tower.
    Photo via Wikimedia.

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    Head to level 88 of the Eureka Tower to get a 360 view of Melbourne. Step out onto 'The Edge,' which is a glass cube that allows you to see 300 meters below.
    Find out more at Eureka Skydeck.
    Photo via Wikimedia.

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    Get a breathtaking view of Chicago from the third tallest building in the world at the Willis Tower. Challenge yourself to look down ..... 1, 353 feet below.
    Find out more at Skydeck.
    Photo via Wikimedia.

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    The 12-foot-wide road we are talking about runs through Bolivia and has been labeled 'Death Road.' On one side, you are protected by a solid rock mountain, while on the other side you view a 2,000 foot drop. Are you up for the challenge?
    Find out more at Slate.
    Photo via Wikimedia.

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    Take a dip at the Sands Skypark infinity pool that sits on the 57th level of the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore.
    Find out more at Marina Bay Sands.
    Photo via Wikimedia.

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    Who needs a safety bar when you can be tethered to a bungee cord? Get an outdoor view of the city from the 338 meter-high tower. If you're feeling extra brave you can jump for the thrill of a lifetime.
    Find out more at AJ Hackett.
    Photo via Wikimedia.

  • Grand Canyon Skywalk 9 of 11
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    Get a view of the Grand Canyon off a horseshoe-shaped ledge that projects out 70 ft. into the canyon.
    Find out more at National Park Service.
    Photo via Wikimedia.

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    These famous cliffs (featured in The Princess Bride) have you standing 702 feet above the Atlantic Ocean below. Take a peek, but don't stand too close to the edge on a windy day.
    Find out more at Cliffs of Moher.
    Photo via Wikimedia.

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    Head to the Dachstein/Krippenstein region of Austria to get a unique view of the landscape below ... at 500 meters off the ground.
    Find out more at Dachstein.
    Photo via Wikimedai.

Jacinda Boneau is a fabric designer and founding co-editor at Pretty Prudent, the premier design and lifestyle blog providing inspiration and instruction to help anyone create beautiful things, food, and experiences for their friends and family.

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