Glass Box Suspends Thrillseekers Over The French Alps [Video]

Experience what it feels like to step off a mountain cliff 3,000 feet in the air.

Tourists who find themselves in the French Alps should make their way to peak of Aiguille du Midi, where this death-defying attraction recently opened its doors. The new installation is a crystal box suspended over 3,000 feet above the ground, and can withstand winds of more than 220km/hour. Now known as Europe’s tallest attraction, “Step Into the Void” is only reachable by cable car, and will take visitors almost 20 minutes to get to.

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Inspired by the “Skywalk,” which is the glass walkway that overlooks the Grand Canyon, architect Pierre-Yves Chays thought it would be rewarding to bring the idea to France.

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If the Alps are outside your grasp, here is a video that displays the breathtaking views seen behind three layers of tempered glass.

Source: My Modern Met, Chamonix

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