20 Hazardous Tourist Attractions People Actually Visit

11Anzhaite Long-span Suspension Bridge, China

At over a thousand feet up this long span suspension bridge is one of the highest in the world. Although driving over the top should be relatively safe, working underneath the bridge can definitely make for some precarious situations.

12Half Dome, USA

Although in the early 20th century this peak was declared perfectly inaccessible, since then thousands of hikers have made the steep climb up its rocky slope with the assistance of a couple of cables attached to the top.

13Swallows Nest, Ukraine

When you think of precariously positioned places, probably one of the last things to come to mind would be a castle. The Swallows Nest in Ukraine, however, was built directly over the edge of a cliff overlooking the Black Sea.

14Xuankong Temple, China

Legend has it that the hanging temple in China’s Shanxi Province was built by one man. 1500 years later it still stands, or hangs, off the edge of a cliff almost 300 feet above the riverbed below.

15Mount Kjerag rock, Norway

This world-famous rock is precariously locked between two cliffs on Mount Kjerag in Norway. Every year it attracts thousands of visitors bold enough to get their picture taken standing (or crawling) on it. Just don’t look down.

16CN Tower Edgewalk, Canada

On the 116th floor of the CN Tower, there is a sidewalk that loops around the outside of the building. Every year between the months of May and October tourists can strap themselves in and lean out over the city to get a spine-tingling adrenaline rush.

17Mont Margeriaz, France

This mountain in France’s Savoie region is certainly worth the climb. As beautiful as the view can be, however, don’t get too close to the edge. Falling over would not end well.

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18Grand Canyon, USA

There is no way we could get through this list without mentioning one of the world’s most famous canyons and at over a mile deep, dangling your feet off the edge is sure to give you a rush.

19Perrine Bridge, USA

Approximately 480 feet above the snake river in Idaho you will find the only man-made structure in the United States where BASE jumping is allowed year-round without a permit.

20The Huntington Ravine Headwall, USA

Formed by a glacier over thousands of years, this headwall on Mount Washington is only accessible by one steep, winding trail. In recent years hikers have been killed by everything from avalanches to icefalls so ascend at your own risk.


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