Are you a lover of adrenaline and strong emotions? Well don't miss the attraction that we show you today! This is Over the Edge, the highest swing in the world. It is part of A’DAM Lookout, a viewpoint located on the top floors of the A’DAM Toren in Amsterdam.
As we will tell you in more detail below, the swing is 100 meters high and offers spectacular views of the Dutch city. Of course, we warn that this attraction is only suitable for the bravest. Would you like to discover more details about the Over the edge and the A’DAM Lookout viewpoint? Well you know what you have to do! Be very attentive to what we tell you next!
Launched in August
In case Amsterdam did not already have enough incentives, the Dutch capital has just welcomed a spectacular attraction that will delight lovers of the adrenalin. We refer to Over the Edge, an impressive swing that was inaugurated on August 26. As we have mentioned before, it is located on the edge of the A’DAM Toren, a building located in front of the Central Station and the EYE Film Institute.
You may have liked swings as a child, but getting on the new Dutch Over the Edge has nothing to do with a children's game, although it is true that there are some children who have dared to ride. Without a doubt, these are tremendous people. brave. And, as we have mentioned before, this slide is located 100 meters high. In fact, it is considered the highest swing on the planet. Of course, if you plan to visit Amsterdam soon and fear can not, we recommend that you try it, since the swing allows you to contemplate wonderful views of the city.
The swing is made up of four seats secured with fixings and is powered by a motor hydraulic. As you can imagine, riding on it is not free. In fact, adults must pay 12.50 euros, while the price for children is 6.50 euros.
Even if you are not going to climb the slide, we recommend that you visit the A’DAM Lookout viewpoint. It is an observation deck that offers unparalleled panoramic views of Amsterdam. From here you can see the historic city center, its port, the Dutch polder landscape and the famous canals that, as you well know, belong to the UNESCO World Heritage list. On the other hand, it is important to keep in mind that when you visit the viewpoint, you can also enjoy an interactive experience that will allow you to learn more about the history and culture of Amsterdam. To make matters worse, the viewpoint also has a terrace and two restaurants that also offer wonderful views of the Dutch capital.
As for the tower, it was designed by Arthur Staal for the Royal Dutch Shell oil company. In fact, the building was the headquarters of the company from 1971 to 2009. It has 22 floors where different multifunctional spaces can be found: offices, restaurants, bars, a disco, a hotel ...
Without further delay, we leave you with our Gallery, where you will find more images of the Over the Edge. Before, if you want, you can take a look at this video published by the RT Youtube channel. It will help you get an idea of what it feels like to ride on this spectacular slide located in Amsterdam. The images have already surpassed 30,000 visits.
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