Skip to comments.The scariest pool in the world, 55 stories above ground
Posted on 06/27/2010 9:19:10 AM PDT by DogByte6RER
The scariest pool in the world, 55 stories above ground
The "Sands Skypark" in Singapore is a pool, greenway and casino with an usual location. The whole thing sits atop not one, but three skyscrapers that make up the Marina Bay Sands hotel. The infinity pool itself is nearly 500 feet in length and features no discernible edge. So what would happen if you swam over?
Don't worry, you wouldn't just plummet to the streets below. Instead, you'd fall where the rest of the water does: a basin that also acts as a filter for the water and sends it back up to the pool. Sounds pleasant, right? We haven't see a picture of it, but we imagine you just get right out of that basin yourself, rather than get forced around in tubes Willy Wonka-style.
The skypark, designed by architect Moshe Sadie, is itself is nearly 1,250 feet long, and is a new addition to the $6 billion dollar hotel. An interesting note: the hotel-topping casino is free for visitors, but residents of Singapore have to pay a $70 entrance fee as the government there is trying to discourage gambling.
Down below is a picture of the Marina Bay Sands in all its glory
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Looks like the monorail at disneyland
How gaudy looking is that?
Niiiice . . . is this for real?
My freinds boss designed this thing.
Fear fear fear fear...
Devil's Pool, Victoria Falls.
eyep...real..discover channel has a show called “Build It Bigger”...the had the whole story...????...of course “Danny” the host reminds me of a 12 yr old whinny brat with social problems.
That whole thing gives me the heebeegeebees.
I would find those pools with the glass wall between you and the shark tank a little more unnerving.
that’s just crazy
Are they actually paying for all this construction, unlike Dubai?
Here is another video on the pool:
You won’t catch me swimming in there.
There is no discernable edge to the pool!
You know, if American exceptionalism wasn’t quashed at every turn, we could have really cool developments like this.
ADHD being only the start
Here are MORE pictures of it!
I’d bet the bath houses in Frisco are lots scarier places than This quaint little pool.
I noticed in the pictures that there weren’t any swimmers except for one photo op and there were NO people on the deck lounges of the pool. I wouldn’t be there either.
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