If you’re afraid of heights, turn back now. These are the most incredible (and mortifying) places to stand…and look down.(via: distractify)
Mont Blanc, French Alps
Atop the 12,600 foot Aiguille du Midi peak is a glass cage named “Step into the Void.” Visitors enjoy the view of Mont Blanc, Europe’s highest mountain, from what is the world’s highest glass floor.
The tallest building in the world, Burj Khalifa in Dubai
Burj Khalifa is 2,700 feet tall. For perspective, that’s around twice as tall as the Empire State Building. If you’re brave enough, you can overlook Dubai from what is likely the most awe-inspiring observation deck in the world.
The Grand Canyon Skywalk
The Grand Canyon Skywalk is owned and operated by the Hualapai Indian tribe. Beneath the viewing platform is a straight 700 foot drop.
Skydecks at the top of the Willis (Sears) Tower, Chicago
CN Tower in Toronto
The CN Tower is a 1,800 foot high communications and observation tower. Whether you’re on the observation deck or outside of it, the tower offers amazing views of the city.
Langkawi Sky Bridge, Malaysia
Blackpool Tower, England
Blackpool Tower was opened to the public in 1894. It stands at a height of 518 feet, with an observation deck at the very top. The tower overlooks the piers and amusements of this Victorian town.
Walk of Faith, China
The Walk of Faith is a glass walkway built on the side of the 4700 foot tall Zhangjiajie Tianmen. You arrive by cable car, and as long as you don’t suffer from vertigo, the leisurely stroll is an unforgettable experience.
Sky Tower in Auckland, New Zealand
Sky Tower is over 1,000 feet tall and dominates the Auckland skyline. If you’re brave enough to leave the observation deck, you can go for a walk on the top of the tower and if you’re a maniac, you can even bungee jump off it.
Alpspix Viewing Platform in Germany
Around 325 feet up the Alpspix mountain is this short bridge that offers amazing views of the valley. Beneath the bridge floor is a sheer drop.
Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth, England
Trolltunga Cliff in Norway
The bridge between the Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Dachstein Stairway in Austria
Shanghai Pearl Tower in China
Lion’s Head Mountain over Cape Town, South Africa
The Heavenly Stairs in China
Rooftop swimming pool at the Marina Bay Sands Hotel in Singapore
Cliff Walk in Vancouver, Canada
Harbor Bridge Climb in Sydney, Australia
Half Dome Mountain, Yosemite National Park, USA
Insanity at the Stratosphere Hotel in Las Vegas, USA
Royal Gorge Bridge in Colorado, USA
I didn’t know I could be afraid of heights while looking through a computer screen. Still, these places are incredible!