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Thirty-nine stories in the air, the glass-enclosed escalator at the Floating Garden Observatory in Osaka's Umeda Sky Building is...well, our feelings are best summed up by a Frommer's writer:

I'm not afraid of heights, but taking an escalator over thin air in an earthquake-plagued nation certainly caught my attention; it made the "floating" observatory feel safe in comparison.

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Just make sure you tie your laces, lest you be sucked under the escalator and dropped 36 floors to your death.

Illustration for article titled Worlds Tallest Escalator, Another Day at the Mall
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