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10 Amazing Architecturally Staircases around the World

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These amazing stairs might even make you stand up to your fear of heights.
While we’ve seen some pretty impressive staircases inside homes, a three-bedroom cottage just doesn’t offer the opportunity to be so, shall we say … adventurous with stairs. But go outside, where the space and the architectural opportunities have no bounds, and you can create some really cool — almost death-defying — stair designs. Take a look at some of the most impressive around the world:

Some pics source by: housebeautiful

1. “Tiger & Turtle – Magic Mountain” in Duisburg, Germany

Created out of zinc and steel by the German artists Heike Mutter and Ulrich Genth, this 69-foot tall staircase feels like a walkable roller coaster. Physics (and a no-entry sign) will stop you from making it over the the loop, but there are LED lights built into the handrails so visitors can appreciate this 249-step climb even at night.

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