10 Amazing Viewing Platforms

10 Amazing Viewing Platforms

Collection of the most spectacular lookouts, observation decks, and viewing platforms from all over the world.

Top of Tyrol

Beautiful viewing platform located 3,000 m above sea level at the Stubai Glacier in Tyrol, Austria. [link]

Top of Tyrol

Iguazu Viewing Platform

Spiral viewing platform located over Iguazu waterfall in Brazil. [link]

Iguazu Viewing Platform

Dachstein Skywalk

Located 2.700 m above sea level, this cool skywalk is one of the most popular destinations in Styria, Austria. [link]

Dachstein Skywalk

Willis Tower Skydeck

Formerly named Sears Tower, Willis Tower is a 108 story skyscraper in Chicago, Illinois. Glass boxes extend out 4.3 feet from the Skydeck on the 103rd floor, providing amazing views of the city. [link]

Willis Tower Skydeck

Il Binocolo

Spectacular metal viewing platform located in Merano BZ, Italy. [link]

Il Binocolo

Landscape Promontory

Located in Switzerland, Landscape Promontory is a high scenery platform designed by Paolo Burgi as a part of Cardada project. [link]

Landscape Promontory

Infinity Room

Infinity room at the House On The Rock in Wisconsin extends 200 feet out over the scenic valley and 150 above the valley floor. [link]

Infinity Room

5 Fingers Viewing Platform

Creative viewing platform in Krippenstein, Austria was cleverly named “5 Fingers” by virtue of its hand-like shape. [link]

5 Fingers Viewing Platform

Grand Canyon Skywalk

Grand Canyon Skywalk is a tourist attraction along the Colorado River on the edge of the Grand Canyon in Arizona, U.S.A. [link]

Grand Canyon Skywalk

Aurland Lookout

Breathtaking viewing platform designed by Todd Saunders and Tommie Wilhelmsen, located in Aurland, Norway. [link]

Aurland Lookout

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  1. setzer

    Amazing…

  2. thatisocool

    the Aurland Lookout looks like someone could easily fall off of it…

  3. aditia

    wew stunning, but very scary to be in that high

  4. ukee

    aurland looks like a place for a suicide.

  5. Geoff

    There’s a glass pane on the Aurland Lookout :)

  6. ajayjshah

    I was just in AZ about a month and went to the Grand Canyon Viewing Sidewalk. Crazy intense and insane scenery from up there.

    Well put together and quite a spectacular piece of architecture, to say the least. Much of the sidewalk was glass-like too :)

  7. Aarti Harish

    I like the Willis Tower Skydeck…looks very scary…but very exciting….

  8. joe

  9. cole

    it’s the sears tower, not the willis tower, and by the way, those are all incredible

  10. Cesar Al'ban

    The Sears Tower was renamed recently Willis Tower, Cole. All of them amazing. I just saw that there’s a window pane in Aurland after someone posted it… Quite scary, anyway!

  11. Jamface

    @cole No, they renamed the Sears Tower a while ago.

  12. John Myrstad

    Aurland Lookout

    If you want to see the actual view have a look here: http://www.360cities.net/image/stegastein-aurlandsfjord-norway

  13. tarun malik

    wow….all those are wonderful n scary… enjoy it..

  14. wien

    the from norway was funny

  15. Machine

    3 out of 10 from austria, nice ;-)

  16. Paul

    I’ve been to the Infinity Room at the House on the Rock. I went when I was young and I would never go again. Despite the laws of physics and cantilevering and whatnot I’d expect it to fall over when I’m in it. In fact I’d be hard pressed to get on any of these!

  17. abercrombieandfitchlondon

    gosh, they all look so awefully high for me.
    terrified~~~
    the secenes are gorgeous, though.

  18. Francisco

  19. Vibha

    Great places…wana go there

  20. klaus

    Amazing Pictures! Willis Tower Skydeck - omg.

  21. Karin L.

    Creative, innovational, sensational and I would like to experience them all!

  22. Reilly

    Cole, you ought to get your facts straight before saying someone’s wrong, when truly you’re the one who is.

    P.S. The Aurland Lookout has a plexiglass railing. Any one of these places could be suicide spots, or a drunk wandering over it.

  23. nEthing4Her

    No problem.. those handrails seem to go all the way down. LOL

  24. Toby Simpson

    well, there are so many tourist attractions that you find on asia and europe. i would really love to travel a lot “`’

  25. tair

    the Aurland Lookout has a glass barrier

  26. tse

    I love the last one

  27. red

    what about the spiniker tower? ;)

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