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    Nine Stairs



    For many, the stairs are something to avoid, unless you're determined to lose some weight.


    But lovers of nature and spectacular views are more than used to climb steps and more steps to recreate the view.

    This list of steps is also a challenge for those who are a little dizzy.

    Created leveraging recesses of mountains and landforms, and sometimes directly on the spot to go, will be the stars of curses and anecdotes alike.







    Peldaños del Cañón

    Where you are: Pailon del Diablo , Ecuador


    Where are they going?
    Designed to descend to the bottom of one of the most famous waterfalls in South America, along the way, lost in the fog in many cases, it is extremely slippery and steep for several tens of meters to a lookout where you can see a dramatic effect, accompanied hummingbirds,gulls and other local birds
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    El pozo de Chand Baori


    Where you are: India


    Where are they going?
    The decline of these steps leads to a huge pool, built in the tenth century to overcome the lack of rainfall in the region and store water for long periods. The structure has a total of 3,500 steps, and down to a depth of 30 meters. It is up then with water, clear

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    Stairs Elbe Sandstone Mountains


    Where you are: Dresden , Germany


    Where are they going?
    Stairs carved into the stone itself of these mountains.
    They date from the 13th century and have been eroded by wind and water, but there are still being used daily by tourists. 487steps, though not enough, were restored and expanded in the eighteenth century to facilitate transit

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    The ladder Haiku


    Where you are: Oahu , Hawaii


    Material: metal


    Where are they going?
    On the small island of Oahu there is this tremendous journey of 3922 steps,climbing, cross and down a hill of 850 meters.
    They were created to facilitate the installation of a satellite in 1942. In principle wood, were modernized in the '50s, but since 1987 are closed to the public.

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    The Inca Trail


    Where you are: Peru


    Where are they going?
    An ancient trade route linking the city of Cuzco to Machu Pichu.
    For the rugged geography of the area, the Inca Trail and forced detours around to evolve between hills andmountains.
    The result: miles and miles of stairs, in some cases very precarious, as the famous floating staircases.

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    Ladder Via Crucis

    Where you are: Bermeo, Basque Country, Spain

    Where are they going?
    This endless row of stairs attached to the rock coast where a small churchdating from the tenth century and seems to be of Templar.

    To reach the hermitage of San Juan de Gaztelugatxe have to climb 231 steps and there are gaps in the steps that are identified as the footsteps of St. John himself, who are given different healing powers.For example, you have to put your feet in them as a solution for corns or left hats, scarves or chapelas,to cure the headache.

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    Spiral staircase in the Taihang Mountains


    Where you are:
    At the boundary between the provinces of Shanxi and Henan , China


    Where are they going? This spiral staircase of almost 100 meters have been installed recently in an attempt to attract thousands of tourists each year to the beautiful Taihang Mountains .


    Before undertaking the ascent asks visitors to sign forms to ensure they do not have heart problems orlungs, and are under age 60. And is that a slip in a narrow metal ladder as you certainly can lead to heaven, as the song of Led Zeppelin.

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    Wayna Pichu
    Where you are: Machu Picchu , Peru

    Where are they going?
    Stairs carved into the rock that crown a climb of about 360 meters from MachuPicchu itself.

    In some sections, the ascent is complicated to pass through narrow sections and smallsteps and eroded.

    The rise time is calculated from one hour and 90 minutes.
    He said soon: 90 minutesclimbing stairs! Only allowed promotion to 400 tourists a day and closes access from 1pm. Just in case.

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    The Rock of Guatapé

    Where you are: Antioquia , Colombia

    Where are they going?
    The rock is an authentic stone monolith of 220 meters.
    The steps are constructed with cement, directly on the rock and making a curious place that facilitated clearagestructure.
    Some 702 steps are to be followed to reach its peak.

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    Nice interesting places bro.. Gotta visit at least one of them someday.......

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    Beautiful share........

    Must include one more, stairs of a village in china, which is used for children to go to school.
    let it rain over me....

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    amazing places................................
    “India won’t change because we are not changing .”


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