5 Sky-High Lookouts Around the World

  • Norway's Aurland Lookout.

    Norway's Aurland Lookout.

  • Glacier Skywalk in the Canadian Rockies.

    Glacier Skywalk in the Canadian Rockies.

  • Grand Canyon Skywalk in Arizona.

    Grand Canyon Skywalk in Arizona.

  • Construction of the platform in Aiguille du Midi.

    Construction of the platform in Aiguille du Midi.

  • Tianmen Mountain's Walk of Faith in China.

    Tianmen Mountain's Walk of Faith in China.

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Cantilevered out over the west rim of Arizona’s most famous landmark, the Grand Canyon Skywalk offers vertigo-inducing views from a horseshoe-shaped glass deck that hovers more than a kilometer above the Colorado River.

This article originally appeared in the April/May 2014 print issue of DestinAsian magazine (“Rocky Mountain High”).

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