Amazing Staircases Around the World   Leave a comment

Spiral Staircase in Taihang Mountains, China

A 300-foot (91,5m) staircase along a mountain face in the Taihang Mountains in Linzhou,

China, offer the thrill of mountaineering without the danger.

The hike up the stairs provides a great experience one will not easily forget,

and no special gear is needed.

 

Stairs Above the Sea, Spain

This beautiful staircase is located on the island Gaztelugatxe in Spain. Gaztelugatxe is a tiny islet

on the coast of Biscay belonging to the municipality of Bermeo, in Basque Country .

It is connected to the mainland by a man made bridge. On top of the island stands

a hermitage that dates from the 10th century, although certain discoveries

indicate that the date might be the 9th century.

The hermitage is accessed by a narrow path, crossing the solid stone bridge, and going

up 237 steps, although other sources cite the number as 229 or 231 steps.

 

Canyon Steps, Ecuador
 
This famous Canyon Staircase is located next to the waterfall Pailon del Diablo in Ecuador.
The Paílón del Diablo is a fairly large waterfall (located on the Pastaza River) just 30
minutes away from the town of Baños in Ecuador. It is considered to be one of the
most popular attractions in the area. While visiting Ecuador one should not miss
this wonderful twisting stairs/steps
 
Chand Baori, India
 
Chand Baori is a famous stepwell situated in the village of Abhaneri near Jaipur in
the Indian state of Rajasthan.
 
It was constructed in 800 CE. Its 3500 narrow steps in 13 stories extend 100 feet
(30 m) into the ground, making it one of the deepest (and largest) stepwells in India.
 
 
Haiku Stairs, Hawaii, USA
 
The Haʻikū Stairs, also known as the Stairway to Heaven or Haʻikū Ladder, is a steep hiking trail
on the island of Oʻahu.
 
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Posted September 27, 2013 by kitokinimi in Uncategorized

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