15 Most Dangerous Places to Take a Selfie

By Sameer Kapoor on Jan 24, 2019
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Time to take a selfie! Its one word that hasnt featured in dictionary yet has come to represent the biggest phenomenon of 21st century. If you think that you can take your selfie only in front of landscapes, towers, celebrities, forests etc then you are wrong! These days the selfie addicts are going to the extreme and photograph themselves from the top of the towers, high cliffs and terrains that leave you gasping with awe and thrill. Today Triphobo will show you atleast 15 such dangerous places where people have taken their selfies. Imagine capturing yourself at the worlds most dangerous places where tremor creeps into your veins and pumps up your blood pressure.

1. The Centre Building, Hong Kong-1000 foot skyscraper

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The viral video of three teens who climbed atop on one of Hong Kongs tallest skyscrapers, 1,135 feet above the city created a tremour. Daniel Lau, the videographer, used a Selfie stick tool and a wide-angle lens on his camera to produce the extreme video. To add more to the thrill, his companions, fellow extreme photographers Anrew Tso and Airin S., ate bananas while perched atop the buildings antenna.

2. Hanging atop the Votive Church  Vienna, Austria

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Extreme stunt site Mustang Wanted is known for their epic photos. One of their most liked stunts features a man on top of the new-Gothic church that rises 325 feet into the air. The selfie takes an aerial-like snap that captures the church, building and ground below.

3. Rohtang Pass, India

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Rohtang Paas has meandering heights that can leave dizzying experiences for you. Take a selfie at its stupefying heights and you shall experience extreme adventure and thrill.

4. Dras, India

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Get ready to be clicked at this snow covered and the second coldest inhabited place on the planet. The valley starts from the foot of the Zoji-la pass and has a whooping elevation of 10, 764 feet above sea level.

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5. Running with bulls in Spain

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Running with the bulls can be one of the most terrifying moments that one can have in a lifetime. There have been people who wish to document their pictures in front of danger personified. Beware! Capturing a cool Selfie could also mean getting trampled to death by angry bulls!

6. Statue Selfie on top of Christ the Redeemer  Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Lee Thompson, founder of the British adventure travel company decided to climb this world renowned landmark. The Flash Pack, convinced the Brazilian tourist board to let him climb the world-recognized landmark. Wow! Look at the whooping heights!

7. The Princess Tower  Dubai, UAE

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Alexander Remnev is now well-known for his hair-raising stunt photography atop multiple high-rises. But one of his most shared photos features him with a brave friend on top of Princess Tower in Dubai, the world's tallest residential building, which rises 1,350 feet. It appears Remnev does not use safety gear and has claimed that Dubai has a lot of open towers to climb. Check out this Dubai Itinerary 3 Days, or if you some more days Dubai Itinerary 5 Days.

8. Phuktal Monastery, India

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The Phutkal monastry is an awesome dwelling that is built onto the cliffside like a honeycomb. The heights and the climbs can be a little dangerous for an outider. A selfie here and you can be proud.

9. Gurudongmar, India

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This is the perfect place for those who wish to take up the daredevil status. Take a selfie at its surreal heights where oxygen also thinks twice to breathe into you.

10. Splash Mountain Selfie  Disneyland

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Today, people can't wait to take their photographs clicked on their ride experinces. Take a selfie at Disneyland's Splash Mountain and flaunt it to people around you! Ride, thrill, adventure and ultimate fun!

11. Roopkund Glacier, India

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Try taking your selfie at the Roop Kund, the infamous mysterious skeletal lake in Uttarakhand. Crossing ice and snow, ascending to a dizzying height of 16,000 ft, thin air, changing climate and hailstorms, make reaching Roop Kund one of the toughest.

12. Kishtwar Kailash Road, India

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The road between Kishtwar and the base camp of Kishtwar Kailash is one of the scariest roads in the world. Located in the Kishtwar District of Jammu & Kashmir, the road in some places is only wide enough for one vehicle, and in many places bordered on one side by cliffs and on the other side by a drop of hundreds of meters into the valley unprotected by guard rails. Fancy a selfie here?

13. Russian Skyscraper

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One of Russia's urban climbers, these two souls have climbed up some of the highest structures in the former-Sovier Union. This guy made it to the top of Moscow's Kotelnicheskaya Embankment Building. Ugh! tough isnt it?

14. Six Flags

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Here's a selfie from high atop the abandoned Six Flags amusement park in New Orleans.

15. River Rafting, Mori, India 

Rafting on River Tons, the largest tributary of Yamuna is considered the most challenging river rafting route in India. It offers one of the most technical river rafting expeditions and has plenty of rapids from grade 3 and 5, spaced with flat waters. An excellent river camping site, relaxing walks, ample angling opportunities and great white water make it an ideal getaway for adventure seekers. A selfie while rafting might just add to your thrill.

Let us know if you have ever taken or come across a selfie taken at a dangerous place!

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