The 10 most extreme panoramic platforms in the world

 
 

Suspension bridge of the Grand Canyon of Arizona, United States

Suspension bridge of the Grand Canyon of Arizona, United States

The suspension bridge of the Grand Canyon of Arizona looks like a horseshoe. It is 1,219 meters high, extending 20 meters along the rim of the canyon. When standing on the bridge, one can feel a rush of adrenaline. The bridge is built with 10cm thick glass, which … See more
The suspension bridge of the Grand Canyon of Arizona looks like a horseshoe. It is 1,219 meters high, extending 20 meters along the rim of the canyon. When standing on the bridge, one can feel a rush of adrenaline. The bridge is built with glass 10cm thick, which can support a weight of 70 tons (equivalent to 14 African elephants), and the wind of 160 kilometers per hour.

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Observation platform of Iguazu Falls, Brazil

The Iguazu Falls are one of the most famous tourist destinations in the world. This platform is so close to the falls that, once in it, one receives the freshness of the water of the falls. The deafening sound of falling waters prevents other sounds from being heard. It is very impressive … See more
The Iguazu Falls are one of the most famous tourist destinations in the world. This platform is so close to the falls that, once in it, one receives the freshness of the water of the falls. The deafening sound of falling waters prevents other sounds from being heard. It is very impressive to see the falls falling from a height of 80 meters from the platform.

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Sky Tower of Auckland, New Zealand

The tower in Auckland has a height of 328 meters, being the highest building in the southern hemisphere. In the construction process, 2,000 tons of reinforced steel, 660 tons of normal steel and 15,000 cubic meters of concrete were used. This tower can withstand winds of 200 … See more
The tower in Auckland has a height of 328 meters, being the highest building in the southern hemisphere. In the construction process, 2,000 tons of reinforced steel, 660 tons of normal steel and 15,000 cubic meters of concrete were used. This tower can withstand winds of 200 kilometers per hour and an earthquake of 8 degrees. When the weather is fine, you can see the landscape 82 kilometers away.

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“Top of the Tyrol”, Austria

The “Top of Tirol”, at 3,000 meters above sea level, is situated above the Stubaital glaciers, in the Tyrol region, in Austria. In consideration of the bad climatic conditions, the materials of construction of steel resistant to atmospheric corrosion are used. Through this … See more
The “Top of Tirol”, at 3,000 meters above sea level, is situated above the Stubaital glaciers, in the Tyrol region, in Austria. In consideration of the bad climatic conditions, the materials of construction of steel resistant to atmospheric corrosion are used. Through this platform that extends 9 meters above the summit, tourists can contemplate the wonderful landscape of the Stubaital glaciers.

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Sky Bridge, in Dachstein, Austria

The Dachstein Bridge, called the “balcony of the Alps”, is 2,700 meters above sea level and is built on the surface of vertical rock walls of 250 meters high in the form of a double X. When rising in the bridge, a 360 degree panorama is presented … See more
The Dachstein Bridge, called the “balcony of the Alps”, is 2,700 meters above sea level and is built on the surface of vertical rock walls of 250 meters high in the form of a double X. When rising in On the bridge, a 360-degree panorama is presented to tourists, including views of Slovenia in the south and the Czech Republic to the north.

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Hanging observation platform in Switzerland

Crossing the passage through the steel and titanium structure, visitors can reach the hanging observation platform, where they can contemplate the landscape of Lake Maggiore. In addition to the natural landscapes, tourists can also get to know the local history and culture through … See more
Crossing the passage through the steel and titanium structure, visitors can reach the hanging observation platform, where they can contemplate the landscape of Lake Maggiore. In addition to the natural landscapes, tourists can also get to know the local history and culture through photographs and descriptions on the railings.

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Observation platform of the Aurand Fjord, Norway

This platform is located on the Aurand Fjord, with a height of 610 meters above sea level. In the selection of the best tourist attractions in Norway, this platform achieved the first place. It has a V shape, and the curved part serves as a support for the entire structure. In the … See more
This platform is located on the Aurand Fjord, with a height of 610 meters above sea level. In the selection of the best tourist attractions in Norway, this platform achieved the first place. It has a V shape, and the curved part serves as a support for the entire structure. At the end of the horizontal part there is a large glass to ensure the safety of visitors.

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Observation platform of Illawarra, Australia

It took five months to build the Illawarra observation platform in Australia, which was recently opened to the public. This platform is located on the precipice of Knights Hill, near the Robertson elevation, in the south of the country. The platform is surrounded by treetops … See more
It took five months to build the Illawarra observation platform in Australia, which was recently opened to the public. This platform is located on the precipice of Knights Hill, near the Robertson elevation, in the south of the country. The platform is surrounded by treetops that are 25 meters high. Tourists can experience the feeling of walking in the jungle on this steel structure platform.

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Zafra (Badajoz) will have a Business Activation Point

Zafra (Badajoz) will have a Business Activation Point

The vice president, spokesperson and counselor for Employment, Enterprise and Innovation, Cristina Teniente, has made an institutional visit to Zafra, where she has announced the opening of a Business Activation Point (PAE) in this municipality, throughout this year, and the project for the renovation of the meat pavilion of the fairgrounds.

The vice president, spokesperson and counselor for Employment, Enterprise and Innovation, Cristina Teniente, has made an institutional visit to Zafra, where she has announced the opening of a Business Activation Point (PAE) in this municipality, throughout this year, and the project for the renovation of the meat pavilion of the fairgrounds.

Accompanied by the secretary general of Employment, Entrepreneurial Activity and Technological Innovation, Sergio Velázquez, the vice president has held a working meeting with the mayor of Zafra, Gloria Pons, in which these two “important agreements” for the town have been closed.

At a press conference after the meeting, Lieutenant said that the future Zafra PAE will be the sixth center of this type in the region, adding to those already in operation in Merida, Cáceres, Badajoz, Don Benito and Plasencia, and has added that with the Segedana locality “in principle, the Extremadura network of Business Activation Points is closed”.

It will work, like the rest of PAE, as a space in which all the resources that the regional Administration puts at the disposal of companies and entrepreneurs are concentrated.

Thus, the citizens of Zafra and the southern area of ​​the province of Badajoz can access through this center to general guidance services on the implementation of business projects, meetings for the development of business plans or viability, information and advice on public aid, procedures and internationalization consultations.

The owner from Extremadura of Employment, Business and Innovation has highlighted that since the opening of the first office, the one in Mérida in May 2012, the PAE network has served almost 7,000 users and has processed the creation of 522 companies, 456 of them as self-employed, the regional government informs in a press release.

On the other hand, the vice president has announced that the regional government will sign an agreement with the city to develop the project that will renew the pavilion of the exhibition grounds.

“It was a vindication for many years and now, finally, we are going to start work to answer it,” he said in this regard, stressing that for the Government of Extremadura the International Livestock Fair Zafra “is an emblem and has to serve as a driving axis of an agri-food industry in the area, of the dynamism of this area linked to the industrial sector and the agri-food sector “.

The meeting that Cristina Teniente has held with the mayor of Zafra has also served to analyze the situation of the town and government projects that are underway in this municipality.

New transportation center

In this sense, the vice president has stressed that the “commitment” of the Government of Extremadura with this city has been evident with actions such as investments in the Hospital de Zafra, of “almost 700,000 euros”, and has stated that the announcement of the last Council of Extraordinary Government to build a new transport center in this municipality “is already a reality”, because “the project is already done and the work is going to be tendered in the coming months”.

In his speech, the vice president has highlighted the “magnificent economic management” that has been carried out in this town, which has achieved “reduce the debt by two million euros” and “move from a livestock fair with deficit to a fair that has been in surplus for three consecutive years “.

He also stressed that last year “created net employment” in Zafra, “with an increase in social security affiliations of 78 people and a decrease of 55 unemployed.” “A change in the trend that we can not waste but rather, on the contrary, support concrete actions to consolidate in 2014,” said Teniente.

Visit to the company segeda

On the occasion of her institutional visit to Zafra, the vice president visited the company Segeda, dedicated to the manufacture of drilling machinery for quarries and civil works, which she considered “an example of what can be done betting on innovation and internationalization and using the tools that the Autonomous Administration puts at your disposal “.

Thus, he referred to Segeda’s commitment to exports and the participation of this company in the innovation programs ‘Dime’ and ‘Impulsa’, which are two initiatives of the regional government, through Extremadura Avante, for the training of agents of innovation in companies and the launching of performances of technological innovation or competitive improvement of low cost and great impact in SMEs.