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This historic ski jump is unlike any other, as it has been converted into a penthouse apartment suspended 200 feet in the air. The modern living space at the top of the Holmenkollen competitive arena in Norway was previously a waiting area for competitors during the 1952 Winter Olympics. When on the rooftop terrace, guests can catch glimpses of the Northern Lights on clear nights. Continue reading for a video, more pictures and additional information.

Holmenkollen Ski Jump

Lodging company AirBnB commissioned the project as part of a promotional contest, in which the company will give away the first night’s stay to the winner of an essay competition. The increasingly popular website that coordinates ‘places to stay from local hosts in 190+ countries’ is known for offering accommodations in unusual venues. The apartment’s webpage humorously advises would-be guests, ‘Please do not apply if you are scared of heights,’ according to My Modern Met.