Bailong Elevator

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Bailong Elevator

The Bailong Elevator is a glass elevator built onto the side of a huge cliff in the Wulingyuan area of Zhangjiajie, China that is 1,070 feet (330 m) high.A.k.a “Hundred Dragons Elevator,” the sight-seeing elevator, which takes two minutes to ride from the base to the top, can carry 50 people in one trip with a total of 18,000 people daily. Construction of the elevator began in October 1999 and was finished in 2002 for public use.The project was met with fierce criticism from environmentalists who were angry that it was sited in the middle of a World Heritage Site.

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Locationcliff in the Wulingyuan area of Zhangjiajie

highest and heaviest outdoor elevator in the world

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