Elevator Baylong - the highest lift in the world

Elevator Baylong - the highest lift in the world

Elevator Baylong located in China in the province of Hunan and lifts the tourists to a height of 360 meters - the observation deck of one of the peaks of the spectacular Rocky Mountains.

Elevator Baylong - the highest lift in the world

The two-storey elevator car can accommodate 50 people. The complex includes three such lift capacity of 3750 kg each. The walls of the elevator, of course, transparent.

Elevator Baylong - the highest lift in the world

on the construction of the lift works started in 1999 and ended in 2002. The cost of construction was approximately $ 18 million.

lift construction project in the reserved place, protected by UNESCO, met fierce opposition of environmentalists. Tubing should be mounted in a quartz sandstones in thousands of locations.

Elevator Baylong - the highest lift in the world

The system is equipped with sensors of the earthquake, and in case of danger, three elevators must be evacuated for a short time on top of all travelers.

Elevator Baylong - the highest lift in the world

This facility is included in the Guinness Book of Records as the highest lift open from the cockpit visibility, the highest two-story sightseeing elevator, the fastest passenger elevator and most powerful elevator.