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    A man poses on the balancing rock 1000 meters above sea level at Kjragbolten in Norway

    Can the beautiful views be simultaneously fatal? These places, across the world, are appealing for the risk they present to the brave hearts and the stats of the ever-increasing death toll, in addition to their spectacular views.

    Here’s a handpicked list of 25 riskiest spots across the globe that have taken plenty of lives and are sure to take more.

    Bathophobia: Fear Of Falling From A High Place

    1. Golden Rock, Myanmar

    The golden rock in Myanmar is a religious but scary place to visit

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    2. Trolltunga, Norway

    A girl sits at the cliff edge at Trolltunga

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    3. Preikestolen, Norway

    A solo traveler at the edge of a cliff at Preikestolen in Norway

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    4. Kjeragbolten, Norway

    A man poses on the balancing rock 1000 meters above sea level at Kjragbolten in Norway

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    5. Atlanterhavsveien, Norway (Atlantic Ocean Road)

    The Atlantic Ocean Road at Atlanterhavsveien in Norway appears to be leading to nowhere

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    6. Devil’s Pool at Victoria Falls, Zamibia

    Tourists taking a bath at the Devil Pool at Victoria Falls

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    7. Half Dome, Yosemite

    A view of the Half Dome Yosemite above the clouds

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    8. Grand Canyon, Arizona

    Many views of the scary grand canyon

    9. Gozo Cliffs, Malta

    The high arch of Gozo Cliffs at Malta

    10. Trift Bridge, Switzerland

    Tourists crossing the scary Trift Bridge in Switzerland

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    11. Aizhai Long-span Suspension Bridge, China

    The view of the city below from the Aizhai suspension bridge in China

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    12. Mount Hua Plank Walk, China

    Tourists walk on a thin plank at Mount Hua in China

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    13. Swallow’s Nest, Ukraine

    The fort at the edge of the cliff in Ukraine

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    14. Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park, Madagascar

    The many views of Tsingy de Bemaraha in Madagascar

    Encavmaphobia: Fear Of Getting Burned

    15. Namaskaro – Gateway to Valhalla, Iceland

    The boiling gateway to Valhalla at Namaskaro in Iceland

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    16. Grand Prismatic Spring, Yellowstone National Park

    The scary looking Grand Prismatic Spring

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    17. Dallol Town, Ethiopia

    The hottest water body at Dallol Town

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    18. Boiling Lake, Dominica Island

    A young lady takes a snap at the boiling lake of Dominica

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    19. Erta Ale, East Africa

    A man at night takes guard at the Erta Ale Volcano

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    20. Door To Hell, Turkmenistan

    A woman stands at the edge of the door to hell in Turkmenistan

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    21. Fire Mountain, Java and Indonesia

    The red smoke emerging from the Mt Merapi Fire Mountain

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    Aquaphobia: Fear Of Water And Drowning

    22. Blue Lake, Russia

    A diver tries to find his way back to shore in Blue Lake in Russia

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    The ‘bottomless lake’ has little visibility for the divers. One can only see vast stretches of blue-green, but that too only extends as far as the light reaches.

    23. Truk Lagoon, Micronesia

    A young explorer at one of the largest ship graveyards of Truk Lagoon

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    One of the world’s largest ship graveyards, Truk Lagoon is hidden by the eerie waters and protected by coral ridges and a gam of sharks. Additionally, there are unused explosives inside the lagoon.

    24. Bolton Strid, England

    The beautiful bolton strid has 100 percent kill record

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    Don’t be fooled by the beauty of the river. The Bolton Strid is claimed to have a cent percent death rate, killing anyone who has ever tried to take a dip in the water body.

    25. Gullfoss – The Icy Pit to Hell, Iceland

    The Icy Pit to Hell at Gullfoss in Iceland

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    Scared much? Let us know which of these fears haunt you the most.


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