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Lifestyle Trends | Extreme Tourist Attractions | Trendspotting

21-09-2011 A Sight For Sore Eyes

Cities in America, Canada and Australia have invented thrilling new experiences to attract more tourists to their sights. Edgewalk at the CN Tower has become Toronto’s most extreme attraction. Thrill seekers walk along the edge of one of the world’s tallest buildings at a height of 356 metres and 301 Moved Permanently 116 stories above ground level with wind in their faces and breathtaking views of Lake Ontario beneath them.

Similarly, Sydney Skywalk is an exhilarating 40-minute outdoor experience on top of Sydney Tower, 260 metres above the harbour city. Would you feel comfortable standing on an entirely glass balcony suspended 103 stories in the air? Chicago’s Sears Tower opened its new set of glass balconies coined The Ledge which boasts glass floors that are an inch and

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a half thick. Although the floors can withstand five tonnes of weight, most people who have graced the platforms for the view will recommend staying stationary while on them.  The pictures below give you a sneak peek of what it would feel like to actually be there!

Edgewalk - Toronto CN Tower

 

The Ledge - Glass Balcony Chicago

 

Skywalk - Sydney Tower

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