Sites (or significant elements thereof) where an elevator is currently used to transport visitors vertically (ie excluding funiculars and cable cars).
|Abbey of St Gall
|To the monastic library which is located on the third floor of the building
|There is an elevator for tourists in the belfry of the Church of Saint-Éloi in Dunkerque and in the belfries of Arras and Lille. (Nomination file, p. 35, 38, 63)
|Blaenavon Industrial Landscape
|To descend the "Big Pit"
|To get to the Big Room without walking too far
|City of Luxembourg
|To get between the Grund and the historic centre
|Heritage of Mercury
|In the Wedding Tower
|An elevator has been installed in the 1930s to go from the Terrasses des Ponchettes to the Colline du Château. (Nomination file, p. 62)
|Paris, Banks of the Seine
|Salvador de Bahia
|Elevador Lacerda (Lacerda Elevator): Inaugurated in 1873
|Statue of Liberty
|Available to the top of the pedestal
|Venice and its Lagoon
|"There are two new visitors lifts installed in the 50 meter high pillars of the bridge that allow walking over the bridge's platform, from where there is a view of the port and the Abra bay." (Wiki)
|Wieliczka and Bochnia Royal Salt Mines
|Used to bring tourists back to the surface after going underground by stairs
|Works of Antoni Gaudí
|Pedrera (to Gaudi's chimnies)
|World's tallest full-exposure outdoor elevator with biggest carrying capacity
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