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How many stairs to the tops of these iconic tall places?
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How many steps does it take?
Something about the human spirit makes us want to climb and conquer, and making it to the top of these 10 iconic places would certainly give you bragging rights.
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Willis Tower - 2,109 stairs
If you were to opt for the stairs in芝加哥'sWillis Tower- 美国最高的建筑物之一 - 您将面临2,109个楼梯，从基地到103楼Skydeck。在钢铁建筑的领域内，这是世界上最高的。
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Eiffel Tower - 1,665 stairs
If 1,665 steps sounds like a lot, don't worry. Visitors to theEiffel Towerin巴黎只能允许爬楼梯到二楼观察平台。要到达那里，你必须通过这种标志性的金属结构攀爬674步。这是一个很棒的运动，你不必在升降机排队等候！
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帝国大厦- 1,860 stairs
It's 1,860 steps to the 102nd floor observatory of the帝国大厦in纽约, but only 1,576 to the observatory on the 86th floor. Usually, it's better to take the elevator that gets you there in less than one minute. Each year, the building hosts a Run-Up event where runners from around the globe race to the top.
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华盛顿纪念碑 - 896楼梯
The Washington Monument obelisk inbepaly下载app rises about 555 feet above the National Mall, offering visitors to the top views that extend some 30 miles in any direction. Forgoing the elevator (which isn't allowed) would require climbing 50 landings of stairs to the observation level Washington Monument obelisk – almost 900 steps!
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Christ the Redeemer - 220 stairs
Visitors toRio de Janeiro's most iconic attraction,Christ the Redeemer, will first have to take a 20-minute train ride to the top of Corcovado Mountain, then climb an additional 220 steps to the base of the statue. For those who would rather not make the climb, there's the option of elevators or an escalator.
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Chimney Rock - 491 stairs
Most visitors toChimney Rock State Parkchoose to take the 26-story elevator to the top to enjoy the sweeping views, but ambitious travelers – or those looking for bragging rights – can take Outcroppings Trail to the top instead. This option involves climbing up 491 steps, and you'll be rewarded with views of Kings Mountain some 75 miles away.
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Statue of Liberty - 354 stairs
To get from the pedestal to the head of theStatue of Libertyin纽约, you have to climb 354 steps up a corkscrew staircase with small, triangular steps. From the observation level inside her crown, you'll be rewarded with 180-degree views of the Big Apple below.
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Big Ben - 334 stairs
议会的伊丽莎白大厦Big Ben, is one ofLondon's most iconic landmarks. On a climbing tour, you'll ascend 334 steps to the belfry where you can stand behind the clock face, hear Big Ben strike the hour and see the inner workings of the clock in the mechanism room.
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爱好者山- 11,674 stairs
The Guinness Book of World Records-recognized longest staircase can be found on Niesen Mountain with a whopping 11,674 stairs – that's more than three times as many as in the Burj Khalifa. The staircase was built for maintenance workers to have access to the train tracks, but once a year, the steps are opened for the Niesen Staircase Race.
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Burj Khalifa - 2,909 stairs