9 of the Best Staircases in the World to Climb
Grazer Burg is one of 9 of the Best Staircases in the World to Climb.

1. Grazer Burg

Hofgasse 15, Graz, Steiermark
Parlamentsgebäude · Innere Stadt · 6 Tipps und Bewertungen

Viator.comViator.com: The building’s Double Spiral Staircase, or the “Stairs of Reconciliation” as it’s commonly called, are designed to run in opposite directions while conjoining at the end.

The Exorcist Steps is one of 9 of the Best Staircases in the World to Climb.

2. The Exorcist Steps

8.2
3600 Prospect St NW, Washington, D.C.
Aussichtspunkt · 42 Tipps und Bewertungen

Viator.comViator.com: Washington DC’s famous 97 stone steps located at the end of M Street gained some serious attention during the filming of the 1973 hit, The Exorcist.

Escadaria de Selarón is one of 9 of the Best Staircases in the World to Climb.

3. Escadaria de Selarón

9.1
R. Manuel Carneiro (R. Joaquim Silva), Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Historische und geschützte Stätte · Santa Teresa · 300 Tipps und Bewertungen

Viator.comViator.com: It totals 250 steps covered in tiles collected from countries around the world.

Потемкинская лестница is one of 9 of the Best Staircases in the World to Climb.

4. Потемкинская лестница

8.5
Приморский бульвар (ул. Приморская), Odessa, Oblast Odessa
Aussichtspunkt · 142 Tipps und Bewertungen

Viator.comViator.com: From the bottom of the steps, a person sees only steps but once he reaches the top and looks down, the steps are invisible, leaving him with a view of just the landings.

Golden Gate Heights Mosaic Stairway is one of 9 of the Best Staircases in the World to Climb.

5. Golden Gate Heights Mosaic Stairway

9.2
Moraga St (btwn 15th & 16th Ave), San Francisco, CA
Aussichtspunkt · Golden Gate Heights · 50 Tipps und Bewertungen

Viator.comViator.com: With over 163 steps, the entire process took more than two and a half years to complete and required a grass-roots approach from the local community to raise necessary funds.

Wayna Picchu is one of 9 of the Best Staircases in the World to Climb.

6. Wayna Picchu

8.6
Parque Nacional Machu Picchu (Machu Picchu), Machu Picchu, Cusco
Berg · 58 Tipps und Bewertungen

Viator.comViator.com: Due to the steep climb and slippery terrain, a maximum of 400 climbers are permitted per day. If hiking during the rainy season, be prepared for thick fog and muddy conditions.

Tianmen Mountain is one of 9 of the Best Staircases in the World to Climb.

7. Tianmen Mountain

8.6
(天门山)
Zhangjiajie, 湖南
Berg · 29 Tipps und Bewertungen

Viator.comViator.com: There are exactly 999 steps leading up to a temple. The latest addition to the mountain is the “sky walk”, which allows tourists to look down at the massive hole below from clear glass flooring.

Jardín Escultórico Edward James is one of 9 of the Best Staircases in the World to Climb.

8. Jardín Escultórico Edward James

9.0
Calle 20 de Noviembre, Xilitla, San Luis Potosí
Skulpturengarten · 188 Tipps und Bewertungen

Viator.comViator.com: "Stairway to the Sky" - From the last step, visitors can look out at the entire garden before descending back down.

Tiger & Turtle - Magic Mountain is one of 9 of the Best Staircases in the World to Climb.

9. Tiger & Turtle - Magic Mountain

8.7
Heinrich-Hildebrand-Höhe, Duisburg, Nordrhein-Westfalen
Öffentliches Kunstwerk · Wanheim - Angerhausen · 33 Tipps und Bewertungen

Viator.comViator.com: While the upside down loops are blocked off, the curvy staircase offers visitors captivating views of the Rhine, with the highest stair rising to 49 yards above sea level.