“I leave it with great reluctance, unless it is to reach for another, higher one.” — Gustav Mahler
At 1,815 ft/553.33 m, the CN Tower is the tallest free-standing structure in the Western Hemisphere and a signature icon of the Toronto, Canada skyline. With 1,776 steps to reach the main deck level, and another 2,579 to the SkyPod above, it is the tallest metal staircase on Earth, attracting more than two million visitors annually.
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CN Tower photos by Mary O’Connor © 2014.