Lion of Lucerne, Switzerland-hewn in by Lukas Ahorn. It commemorates the Swiss Guards who were massacred in 1792 during the French Revolution, when revolutionaries stormed the Tuileries Palace in Paris, France. Mark Twain praised the sculpture of
At least 4000 feet in the air a three-foot-wide walkway clings to one face of Tianmen Mountain in Zhangjiajie, China, above a rocky ravine. With a glass bottom, the tourist attraction provides a crystal-clear view of where one wrong step could take you.