Top 10 amazing staircases across the globe

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Stairs are created by people to cover far distances and go to new heights. Although their existence is often forgotten, some staircases are really amazing because of wonderful views, and they are covered by our list.

Spiral Staircase

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This Chinese staircase is built in mountains and it offers a thrilling mountaineering experience because of its height. That’s why only healthy people who are less than 60 years old are allowed to use this authentic elevator.

Stairs Above The Sea

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It’s an artificial stone staircase located in on a small rocky island in Spain, and its basic purpose is connecting it to the country. On this island, there is an ancient chapel, which people can access by a narrow road when they cross a stone bridge. They need to go up this staircase with about 230 steps.

Awaji Hyakudanen stairs

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This Japanese staircase is located in a famous complex with many gardens of different levels, which also belongs to a local resort. There are about 100 floral platforms and terraced gardens, and visitors reach them by this long cascading staircase.

Haʻikū Stairs

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This Hawaiian site is often called the Stairway to Heaven, and it’s all about a steep hiking trail. This amazing and beautiful staircase contains almost 4000 steps and it offers stunning views to all outrageous visitors. Today, it’s closed to people, but they ignore that.

Moses Bridge Stairs

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Its history has started almost 4 centuries ago. This staircase is in Fort de Roovere, Netherlands, a place that was considered an island and was surrounded by the moat with no bridge. The latest restoration discovered a discreet and sunken access bridge with 2 sets of stairs.

Rue Foyatier stairway

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It leads everyone to Montmartre, which serves as a major travel attraction in Paris. There are 300 steps that duplicate the funicular railway taking tourists to the top of a local basilica where they can enjoy great views in a matter of a few seconds.

El Peñol Stone

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It’s built in La Piedra, a Colombian monolith stone formation. Some rock breaks were used to construct this famous staircase, and visitors need to climb 650 steps to see a view of the whole perimeter.

Inca Trail staircase

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This trail is ancient and it leads to the well-known Machu Pichu. It makes a few detours among mountains and hills, and it descends from one of the highest points with a staircase that contains 1500 steps. Some of these steps are granite, while others are known as floating.

Universe Cascade

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This Scottish staircase belongs to the private property, and people can visit it only 1 day a year.  It’s a true masterpiece because it’s built in the shape of a cascading waterfall. Its design is quite dramatic and it has 25 landings.

Girnar Stairs

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There are almost 10000 steps to climb by people who dare to visit this site in Girnar, India. This rocky trail is tiring and intimidating for some of them, but it provides everyone with a stunning panoramic view of mountains. It’s worth giving this adventurous and beautiful experience a try.

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