- Bailong Elevator
- 326 metre(s)
- China Mainland (Zhangjiajie National Forest Park)
The world's tallest outdoor elevator is the 326-m (1,070-ft) glass-sided Bailong ("Hundred Dragons") Elevator, the upper 171.4 m of which is above ground and built on the side of a quartzite cliff in the Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, China. The ascent in one of the three double-deck elevators travels at 3m/s and takes 1 minute 58 seconds. Each elevator can carry 46 people per trip, with a total daily capacity of about 18,000.
The upper 171.4 m of the elevator is above ground and built on the side of a quartzite cliff. The ascent in one of the three double-deck elevators takes just 1 minute and 32 seconds. Each elevator has a capacity of 4,900 kg.
The Bailong Elevator allows visitors to view the area's massive karst monolith geolithic formations, including one nearby called "Soldiers Gathering Together".
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