Europe’s Tallest Tourist Attraction is a Glass Cube in Thin Air
By Nishi Jain On 20 Dec, 2013 At 05:36 PM | Categorized As Far-Out, International | With 0 Comments
Warning: Those with a fear of heights, vertigo issues, and general weak-heartedness might want to stay away.

Picture Source: Luxury Travel Advisor

A glass cube has been suspended from a peak high up in the Alps for visitors to enjoy a stunning view of the mountains below. It is being claimed as the highest tourist attraction in Europe.

“Step into the Void”, for that’s what it’s been named, opens to public tomorrow. Tourists get an awe-inspiring view a kilometer down, covering the snow-covered Alps, including Mont Blanc, Europe’s highest mountain.

Can’t feel my feet! [Picture source: Huffington Post]

A French tourism company has achieved this incredible feat – it took them 3 years to build the structure. The cube has transparent glass on five sides, floor included. It is made of tempered glass supported by metal, and hangs from Aiguille du Midi Mountain on French land.

For those who are too chicken-hearted (like us) to do some real adventure like bungee-jumping or sky-diving, this is the best way to experience some adrenaline rush.

Tell us if your legs don’t shake a little when you step onto the cube, and we’ll put your picture in our hall of fame.

Nishi Jain

About - Nishi Jain spent five years studying English literature at Delhi University, at the end of which she realized 'all art is useless'. Another two years editing novels and writing newspaper articles, and shouting herself hoarse in street plays, she realized that erudition never got anybody anywhere. So, she took off and visited the four corners of India, came back, and announced that the best thing in the world was cheesecake. Now, she just writes, plays ping pong, and eats cake on the sly.

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