Elevador di Santa Justa is an elevator lift officially recognized as a monument of national importance to Portugal. The construction of the elevator had a direct purpose – to help the inhabitants of Lisbon to overcome a steep slope that runs along two streets. The lift in the Neo-Gothic style has a height of 45 meters.
Eriksson-Glob is the largest spherical type construction in the world. On the outside of the arena are two lifts in the form of a nacelle. They carry visitors to the top in 20 minutes so that they can view the city from a height.
Lift Hammetshvand is the highest open lift in Europe. It is located in the Swiss city of Bürgenstock and was built in the distant 1905. With the help of the lift, visitors can climb to a height of more than 150 meters per minute and view the city and the stunning beauty of the lake.
Sky Tower is a radio tower in Oakland, 328 meters high, inside which passes an elevator. It can take people to the observation deck in 40 seconds. Fans of thrill riding on this type of transport will be a special pleasure, because it has glass walls and floor.
“Gateway to the West”, St. Louis, USA. This is the highest arch in the world, because its height reaches 192 m. The cantilever elevator is integrated into the structure of the structure together with the cab from the Ferris wheel. So the arch received 8 small trailers, which run at an interval of 10 minutes.
World famous Eiffel Tower. Many people talked about this structure and we do not want to repeat it, we will only tell about the elevator. At a height of 324 meters, it raises visitors in stages: from the first floor to the second one can be reached only with the help of elevators inside the legs of the tower, and the modern high-speed elevator will already deliver to the top from the second floor.
The Bailong lift in China raises passengers along a steep slope to a height of about 360 meters. Enjoying a speedy ride, the owner of the coupons on the rise receives as a gift a picturesque view of the surrounding rocks. By the way, the two-story cabs of this lift are completely transparent.
The CN Tower was the tallest building in the world until 2007, because its height is 553 meters. The elevator inside the tower rises at a speed of 22 kilometers per hour and raises visitors to such a solid height in 50 seconds. Look at the city from the height you can still in the elevator, because it has glass walls.
Taipei 101 is a skyscraper in the heart of Taiwan. Inside it there are about 60 elevators that lift visitors to a height of 502 meters in 39 seconds. It turns out that the speed of their movement reaches 60 kilometers per hour.
Burj Khalifa, Dubai. In the highest building in the world (828 m) there are 57 elevators. Each of them moves at a speed of 10 meters per second, lifting visitors to the top in 35 seconds. Sensations, as if you swept a rocket.