You need to be fit and have nerves of steel to risk climbing these dizzying stairs, whose number of steps is breathtaking…
San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, Spain
241 steps, cliffs, sea and wind – San Juan de Gaztelugatxe attracts tourists. Countless visitors climb this rocky islet off the Basque coast in northern Spain, especially since the famous Game of Thrones series was filmed there . There is no castle there, only a small church.
The Vessel, United States
Visitors who are not afraid of the effort can climb a work of art in New York (USA). The Vessel is a 15-story building made up of 154 interconnected staircases. To admire the panorama from its highest belvedere, you just have to climb 2500 steps.
La Piedra, Colombia
From the height of its 70 million years, a rock, La Piedra, offers one of the most beautiful views of Colombia. Located near the village of Guatapé, in the northwest of the country, it stands at 220 m. Those brave enough to tackle the seemingly daunting 700 or so steps of the staircase will be rewarded at the top with breathtaking scenery.
The Haiku Staircase, United States
Climbing in paradise can be a very expensive endeavor in Hawaii (USA). The Haiku staircase, nicknamed Stairway to Heaven, has no less than 3,922 extremely slippery steps and has been in very poor condition since a storm in 2015. It is also prohibited to the public. Those who dare to climb its 600 m of steps risk not only a fine, but also their life.
The Steps of Batu Caves, Malaysia
It’s not just Hindus who make the pilgrimage over this rainbow to reach their place of worship. Every year, the steps of Batu Caves, a shrine near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, are trodden by hundreds of thousands of pilgrims. The shrine is attracting more tourists since the 272 steps got a colorful makeover!
The double helix staircase, Vatican
The double helix staircase, where you never meet, is a delight for visitors to the Vatican Museum. It was designed in the 1930s by the Italian architect Giuseppe Momo, inspired by a 16th century staircase linking the Vatican Palace to the higher Villa Belvedere.
Tiger & Turtle – Magic Mountain, Allemagne
Apart from the roller coaster, visitors have access to the entire course of the Tiger & Turtle – Magic Mountain, a set of stairs forming a roller coaster in Duisburg, Germany, which offers an exceptional view of this city in the Ruhr area. . The sculpture owes its name to the fact that it stretches out in the landscape with the grace of a tiger and can be discovered at a snail’s pace. The roller coaster was invented to keep Americans away from their sins.
The Chand Baori Well, India
Chand Baori is one of the largest stepwells in India. Formerly this architectural marvel provided its water to the population of Abhaneri. Even when the water level fell to its lowest level, the villagers still had access to fresh water, thanks to its 3500 steps.