World’s Most Dangerous Tourist Attractions


Travelling can be different. While for some it is comfort and a chance to completely relax that matter in a good journey, for others it is extreme and adrenalin. Some people love spending their free time on a nice civilized beach sipping on a cocktail and listening to some calming music, others would rather risk their health, sometimes even lives to experience something totally new. If you belong to the latter group, you should check the list of world’s most dangerous destinations. Would you dare choosing one of these for your next vacation?

6. El Caminito Del Rey, Spain

Originally built as a pathway between two power plants in the beginning of the 20th century, it is now one of the most dangerous and still extremely famous tourist attractions. The pathway is only 1 meter wide and runs along the cliff which is 100 meters high. The walkway has been officially closed for quite a long time, but tourists from around the world kept risking their lives, and many paid the highest price (official records report 5 deaths during 1999-2000). Thus instead of keeping the attraction closed and trying to prevent people coming here the authorities decided to renovate the path to make it safe again. It was officially reopened in 2015, and though many safety improvements have been implemented, it is still one of the most thrilling places with one of the greatest views a man can experience.

5. Poison Garden, UK

A part of the Alnwick Garden complex, set in the late 18th century and now patronized by Duchess of Northumberland, is far from being a garden in its regular meaning. Featuring lots of poisonous and narcotic plants, some of which may easily kill through a simple touch or breath, it was set to be something very special, and it is indeed. Jane Percy, the Duchess, inherited the gardens in total neglect, so she had a huge field for her imagination to unfold.

One of the craziest ideas was to include a number of plants that are literally dangerous for those who come to look at or, which is way worse, smell the beauty of nature. Visitors are kept at a safe distance from the most aggressive sorts, but there are numerous records of people having fainted during garden tours.\