The highest places on Earth
Since mankind mastered the art of building, people have always aspired to reach the skies, built cathedrals, temples, pyramids and other buildings, from the height of which captures the spirit. Of course, there are a huge number of high places created by human hands in the modern world: skyscrapers, bridges, observation wheels and so on. Let's find out which of them can be considered the highest.
The highest private house.
This unique house called "Falcon Nest" is located in Arizona, USA
The tallest building.
The height of the Burj Khalifa skyscraper, located in Dubai, UAE, reaches 828 meters
The highest hotel.
The height of the 72-storey Dubai hotel JW Marriott Marquis is 355 meters.
The highest open lift.
Lift Bailong Elevator, which name is translated as "Lift a hundred dragons", is located in Hunan, China. It provides transportation of tourists to a height of 330 m.
The highest sand castle.
The sand castle, almost 15 meters high, was built on the coast near the Indian city of Puri.
The highest open bar.
Sky bar rooftop, located in the capital of Thailand, is also known for the filming of the Hollywood movie "Bachelor Party 2".
The highest bridge.
The height of the Chinese bridge of Beipanjiang, passing through the Niju River, is 565 meters.
The highest water slide on a cruise ship.
A 10-decker water slide is located on the Royal Caribbean cruise ship named as Harmony of the Seas.
The highest apartment house.
The height of the residential skyscraper at 432 Park Avenue, New York, is 425.5 meters.
The highest restaurant.
Scirocco Restaurant, located on the 63rd floor of the State Tower in Bangkok, Thailand.
The highest roller coaster.
The height of the attraction Kingda Ka in the amusement park Six Flags Great Adventure (Jackson, USA) reaches 140 meters.
The highest swimming pool in the building.
The pool is located on the 85th floor of the Lotte World Tower building in Seoul (South Korea).