10 of the World's Most Unique Elevators
Have you ever seen an elevator interior that left an impression on you? Maybe one right here in Toronto? All around the world, elevators are moving past basic functionality to include an impressive array of design elements that offer rider’s a one of a kind experience. Keep reading to learn more about ten of the world’s most unique elevators and where you can find them.
Located in the Radisson Blu Hotel in Berlin, Germany, this elevator transports passengers through the middle of a giant cylindrical aquarium. Riders can experience the aquarium’s marine life up close through the transparent elevator walls.
2. Bailong Elevator
Also known as the Hundred Dragons Elevator, the Bailong Elevator is located in Zhangjiajie, China, and is one of the tallest outdoor elevators in the world.
3. CN Tower
Another excellent example of an impressive elevator interior can be found in the CN Tower, right here in Toronto. The high-speed elevators within offer passengers a breathtaking view of the city through glass panelled walls and flooring.
4. Gateway Arch
This famous American landmark located in St. Louis, Missouri, houses an elevator that operates in much the same way as a Ferris Wheel, making it incredibly unique.
5. Hammetschwand Elevator
Located in Hammetschwand, Switzerland, this outdoor lift is one of the tallest in Europe and offers its passengers a truly spectacular view of Lake Lucerne and the Swiss Alps.
6. Lloyds of London
The famous Lloyds of London building in London, England features glass elevators mounted on the exterior of the edifice, giving passengers an incredible view of the city.
7. Maritime Museum Birdcage Elevator
Another Canadian elevator to make the list can be found at the Maritime Museum in Victoria, British Columbia, home to the world’s oldest birdcage elevator still in operation.
8. Mercedes-Benz Museum
The Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart, Germany features an elevator that is just as sleek, modern and sophisticated as you’d expect from the world-famous car makers.
The Skytower elevator in Auckland, New Zealand is not for the faint of heart. This high-speed elevator features glass panels in the floor so passengers can watch the elevator climbing the tower and quickly dropping as it descends.
Located in Stockholm, Sweden, the Skyview elevators are two glass gondolas that traverse the sides of the world’s largest spherical building, the Ericsson Globe.
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