Aqua Dom in Berlin, Germany
There is a new opportunity to become a part of the marine life – to ride a transparent elevator, which is right in the center of a 25-meter glass aquarium. This sight in the Center for Marine Life in Berlin, Aqua Dom, is the largest cylindrical reservoir in the world with more than 1 million liters of water where around 1,500 fish of 97 species live.
Elevator Baylong in Zhangjiajie, China
If you have ever dreamed of climbing a mountain but you were too afraid of heights, the journey on this elevator will bring this dream to life. Bailong elevator (the elevator of a hundred of dragons) is one of the highest in the world, which is located in the open air and built on the edge of a rock in Zhangjiajie. Passengers can be assured that they will see an inimitable view through the glass walls of the elevator, which rises on a steep mountain rock to a height of 330 meters.
Sky View in Stockholm, Sweden
This elevator provides an opportunity to see the unique view of the sky. Two glass lifts rise up two ways outside the largest spherical building in the world, Errikson Globe. The elevator raises the passengers to the height of the building, which is about 130 meters above sea level.
Hammetschwand Elevator in Burgenstock, Switzerland
This is the highest external lift in Europe, which lifts passengers up a cliff slope for 153 meters directly to the top of Hammetschwand in less than 1 minute. Undoubtedly, in route to the top, you will see a panorama of the Swiss Alps and Lake Lucerne.
Elevator in the West Gate, Arch in St. Louis, Missouri, USA
This structure was designed by the architect Eero Saarinen in 1947. At the highest point, the arch reaches a mark of 192 meters, which is also equal to the width of its base.
Four years before the end of the arch construction, the architect died, but shortly before that he had changed the design of the arch by adding an elevator inside that greatly simplified the visitors’ ascent to the top. Before that they had to overcome 1,000 steps to the top of the memorial.
Lacerda Lift in Salvador, Brazil
This passenger lift is one of the main attractions of the city of Salvador. It connects the Upper Town, which is the historical center, with the Lower Town, where business and financial districts are located. Construction of the elevator began in 1869. The lift consists of 2 towers, one of which has 4 elevator shafts, and the other is the place where the counterweights are installed. Each of the 4 cabins can accommodate a maximum of 32 passengers.