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Video Wonder: Selfies From the Top Of a Hong Kong Skyscraper

If you suffer from vertigo, do not watch this video.

Hanging out in Hong Kong and wondering where to go for the best views of the city? Here is one spectacular but not-so-legal option.

This trio of young fellows scrambled to the top of one of Hong Kong’s skyscrapers—armed with both a selfie stick and DSLR camera. Thanks to their diligent videography, we’re along for the vertigo-inducing ride. 

They’re on the spire of The Centre, Hong Kong’s fifth-tallest building, standing at 1,135 feet. And these three are not the only urban explorers to stand on that spot—in 2014, Daniel Lau and his two friends Airin and Andrew scaled The Centre and filmed themselves eating bananas at its highest point.

Don’t look down? (Photo: Screen shot)

Every day we track down a Video Wonder: an audiovisual offering that delights, inspires, and entertains. Have you encountered a video we should feature? Email ella@atlasobscura.com.