World Amazing Stuff: Dangerous staircase

Dangerous staircase

Most dangerous staircases in the world

Montagne de Bueren, Belgium

The Montagne de Bueren is a 374 steps long staircase in Liege. The stairs were built in 1881 to allow soldiers on top of the hill to go down to the centre without having to walk through the dangerous alleys.

Teensy island, San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, Spain

The 237 steps climb to the hermitage - San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, spain.  It is connected to the mainland by a man-made bridge.

Tianmen Mountain, China

Tianmen Mountain is a mountain located within Tianmen Mountain National Park, Zhangjiajie, in northwestern Hunan Province, China. On the mountain there is wealth of rare species of plant. Old trees grow very high to the sky. A 7.2km long cable car was constructed in the park, which is said to be longest passenger cableway of high mountains in the world.

Angkor Wat, Cambodia

Angkor Wat was first a Hindu temple, then subsequently a Buddhist temple complex in Cambodia and now it’s became the largest religious monument in the world. The temples of Angkor, built by the Khmer civilization between 802 and 1220 AD.  The structures of Angkor today, more than 100 stone temples in all, are the surviving remains of a grand religious place.

Tiger and Turtle, Germany

German artists Heike Mutter and Ulrich Genth created the Tiger & Turtle-Magic Mountain out of zinc and steel left over from local mining operations, and its main purpose is to exist as an unusual venue to view the gorgeous German countryside around it.

Haiku Stairs, Hawaii

The Haiku Stairs, also known as the Stairway to Heaven or Haiku Ladder, is a steep hiking trail on the island of Oʻahu. Haiku Stairs is a 2 mile out and back trail located near Heeia, Hawaii. The trail is only recommended for very experienced outdoorsmen and primarily used for hiking.

Stepwell, Rajasthan, India

Chand Baori is a stepwell situated in the village of Abhaneri near Jaipur in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is considered to be among the biggest in the world. This incredible square structure is 13 stories deep and lined along the walls on three sides are double flight of steps. 3,500 narrow steps arranged in perfect symmetry descend to the bottom of the well 20 meters deep to a murky green puddle of water. Built during the 8th and 9th century by King Chanda of Nikumbha Dynasty.