Road to the sky: the world's highest outdoor Elevator takes passengers at 326 meters above the groundPictolic
Those who are looking for adventure and yearn for a new portion of adrenaline will enjoy a ride on the tall Elevator that is located right on the cliff in China national Park, Zhangjiajie. The height is incredible, and the beauty is incredible! And you see, what wonderful views from glass cabins of the highest lift in the world.
Lift Balun placed in one of the most beautiful places of China — Zhangjiajie National forest Park. It is called the "hundred dragons Elevator" and it is officially listed in the Guinness Book of records as the highest outdoor Elevator in the world.The construction of the grandiose lift was completed in 2002. It consists of three double-deck elevators that raise brave passengers on the wall of a sandy cliff on site review to a height of 326 meters.From this point offers incredible views of the scenic mountainous area of Wulingyuan. This place has become a source of inspiration for the creators of the film "Avatar", which are sketched with Chinese landscapes, mysterious mountains of Pandora.Visitors for a fee, meet face-to-face with their fears. They rise to dizzying heights in just two minutes. Each Elevator can hold up to 50 passengers. The day the famous lift visited by about 20,000 guests.Lift Bailon was completed in the same year, when the mountain system Wulingyuan became a world heritage site (UNESCO). Some believed that lifting the design is very out of place and disrupts the natural beauty of the reserve. Others supported the project and noted that the lift will ease the burden on already overcrowded mountain road.
To contemplate these kinds of curious tourists went to a plateau about three hours. Sometimes they had to stay overnight to achieve the desired goal, but now all the barriers are gone, and every day the number of visitors increases.
The highest Elevator in the world was closed for 10 months in 2002-2003, due to security concerns. Hoists are equipped with a special alarm that passengers could evacuate quickly in case there's an earthquake. In this region of China, they happen quite often.If you are wondering to go here or not, make up your mind. You may have to stand in a queue to the Elevator a few hours, but the beauty and height, which take your breath away and you feel dizzy, experience of a lifetime.