Elevators

Sites (or significant elements thereof) where an elevator is currently used to transport visitors vertically (ie excluding funiculars and cable cars).

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Abbey of St Gall To the monastic library which is located on the third floor of the building
Bellinzone To Castelgrande
Blaenavon Industrial Landscape To descend the "Big Pit"
Carlsbad Caverns To get to the Big Room without walking too far
City of Luxembourg To get between the Grund and the historic centre
Graz Schlossberglifte
Heritage of Mercury Almaden
Paris, Banks of the Seine Eiffel Tower
Salvador de Bahia Elevador Lacerda (Lacerda Elevator): Inaugurated in 1873
Statue of Liberty Available to the top of the pedestal
Valletta Barakka Lift
Valparaiso Ascensor Polanco
Venice and its Lagoon Campanile
Vienna Haas House
Vizcaya Bridge "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)
Wulingyuan World's tallest full-exposure outdoor elevator with biggest carrying capacity

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A connection should:

  1. Not be "self evident"
  2. Link at least 3 different sites
  3. Not duplicate or merely subdivide the "Category" assignment already identified on this site.
  4. Add some knowledge or insight (whether significant or trivial!) about WHS for the users of this site
  5. Be explained, with reference to a source