For those tired of riding the same old elevators, the Taipei 101 and Louvre should be added to your list of must-visit places. Continue reading to see more. Click here for first picture in gallery.

Louvre Elevator

At the push of a button, the elevator inside the Louvre, Paris rises to the occasion. Sometimes sticking with technology like hydraulics is better, and this lift proves it. That’s not all, a slide-out walkway appears once the circular platform comes to a rest for guests to board/disembark.

Taipei 101 Elevator

Taipei 101’s elevator is touted as the world’s fastest, reaching a top speed of 37.7MPH. It carries passengers from the 5th floor to an 89th floor observatory in just 37-seconds. To accomplish this feat, each elevator boasts an aerodynamic body, high-tech emergency braking systems, and a triple-stage anti-overshooting system.


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