If you’re scared of heights these amazing tourist locations will terrify you

If you’re scared of heights these amazing tourist locations will terrify you


Are you afraid of heights? Well contemplate being at any of these most terrifying tourist locations in the world at heights to make you dizzy. Although it may be fun and thrilling but it can also give you the creeps enough to even suffer temporary vertigo. Take a look.

1 Devil’s Pool, Victoria Falls, Zambia

During summer, the Zambezi River dries up a bit making it accessible for tourists to walk along the lip of the imposing Victoria Falls. But it’s still a death defying drop from the tip to the bottom and not for the fainthearted.

Devil’s Pool, Victoria Falls, Zambia

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2 Trolltunga, Odda, Norway

Trolltunga is a piece of rock that juts out of a mountain leaving you suspended 2300 ft above sea level. One slip of the foot and you’re history. Trolltunga is located in Odda, Norway.

Trolltunga, Odda, Norway

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3 Islet of Vila Franca do Campo, Portugal

A small town on the island of San Miguel Portugal, the area is dotted with many treacherous cliffs that attract seasoned cliff divers worldwide.

Islet of Vila Franca do Campo, Portugal

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4 Mount Nimbus, Canada

One of the best mountain trails that enable amateur adventure seekers to climb a mountain as the climb includes a safety harness attached to the iron rungs along the mountain. But it also takes nerves of steel to take the challenge and climb up to Mount Nimbus.

Mount Nimbus, Canada

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5 Cliffs of Moher

Located in the Burren region of Claire county Ireland, this is definitely not an activity for amateurs. Even the image is enough to explain everything. Truly one of the most terrifying tourist locations in the world.

Cliffs of Moher

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6 Insanity Stratosphere Ride, Las Vegas

The insanity stratosphere ride suspends you from a mechanical arm at a height of 900 feet atop the stratosphere Tower. This isn’t a ride for those with weak stomachs.

Insanity Stratosphere Ride, Las Vegas

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7 Portaledge Camping at Yosemite

Who in their right mind would want to camp suspended on the side of a cliff? But then the world is home to all kinds of thrill seekers. I’d rather face a dangerous bear anytime.

Portaledge Camping at Yosemite

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8 Climb Mount Hua Shan, China

Don’t let the beginning of this climb in Shanxi China fool you. You may suddenly find yourself clinging to dear life on wooden planks that are held together by what looks like giant staples bolted into the mountain. That’s a heart in the mouth moment for you and a real winner when it comes to terrifying tourist locations around the world.

Climb Mount Hua Shan, China

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