This trip you will not forget the rest of your life
Driving one of these lifts, without a doubt, will be remembered for a lifetime.
Lift Bailong Elevator or Hundred Dragons Elevator, is located in the national Park of Zhangjiajie in the Hunan province, China. He moved along the slope of the massive mountain range for a couple of minutes picking up tourists to the top of the mountain with a height of 330 m, free. Elevator is listed in the Guinness Book of records as the tallest Elevator in the world in open space.
So that visitors had to overcome more than 1000 stairs, climbing to the top of the tallest monument in the United States — the gateway Arch in St. Louis, the memorial was equipped with a lift. The cab doors are made of glass, so visitors can see the internal structure of the building.
The height difference between the channels, the Union and Ford Clyde in Scotland is about 24 m. Initially they were connected by 11 locks, but when the channel decided to close, in the 30 years they were asleep. During reconstruction in the late twentieth century instead of the bulky engineering of the system channel is equipped with rotary ship’s hoist. The time of revolution of the wheel-lift is about 15 minutes.
In the inner part of the world’s largest cylindrical aquarium with salt water, located in the lobby of the hotel “Radisson Blu” in Berlin, the engineers hid a transparent Elevator. During the ascent it becomes available to visitors 360-degree views of the underwater Kingdom, represented by 1,500 fish of 97 different species.
Hill Hammetschwand, the altitude of 1132 m, is the highest point of the Peninsula Bürgenstock. To get to the top on an Express Elevator, which is less than a minute rises to a height of 152 m.
Elevator SkyView provides the opportunity to admire the views of Stockholm from a bird’s flight. At a speed of 1 m/s glass gondola moves on the roof of the largest spherical buildings in the world, Stockholm Globe Arena, and delivers its passengers to a height of 130 m above sea level.
The second name of the building, the Lloyd building in London — the house inside out. He got it for what utilities, stairs and elevators, the architects placed outside. The walls of all 12 of the elevators are made of glass, while lifting it provides an unobstructed view of the surroundings. Access to the building is limited to staff, but during the annual Open House London to go to the Lloyd building and ride the Elevator can be anyone.
In the list of the tallest buildings in the world Taipei 101, located in Taipei, got only 5th place, but the skyscraper elevators are unmatched in speed and are the fastest elevators in the world. They ascend at a speed of 60.6 km/h. the Trip from the 5th floor to the observation decks on the 89th takes only 39 seconds.
In the Museum of the legendary car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz in Stuttgart without a theme the industry has not done even the design of the elevators. Lifts stylized futuristic capsules reminiscent of a line of concept cars. They effortlessly whisk visitors to the 9th floor from which to start exposure.
Floor elevators 328-metre sky tower in downtown Oakland are partially made of glass. As the Elevator rises with a speed of 18 km/h up under the feet of the passengers opens up the abyss.
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