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The hanging houses (Casas colgadas) in Cuenca are the most famous buildings on the edge in Spain and its shape is the traditional container of the bottle of “Resoli” a typical beverage in this town.
Check out the Meteora Monasteries in Greece …
The above url will show you the monasteries and nunneries of Meteora, Greece.
Wow, these are gorgeous!
Missed the best one…
Farsha Cafe at Sharm El Sheik Egypt… positively magical & breathtaking.
Going to leave that task to the professional light bulb-changers, thank you very much.
The House on the Rock is famous for many things, but the original house built into the cliff and the Infinity Room could both be classified as cliffhangers. https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/house-rock
Skellig Michael in Ireland - 560 steps to the top without a rail.
I want to visit all of these and more.
There is a monastery in Montenegro that was built into a cliff
I don’t think I visited this place, but I think I saw it while visiting other parts of the country. I plan to visit there again, and will have to keep this in mind.
Hozoviotissa, Amorgos Island, Greece. A monastery erected in the middle ages on a notorious “God-forsaken” cliffside, to invite God’s return. The building is 8 stories high, but only 15 feet wide to fit in the small notch in the cliff above the rocky shore hundreds of feet below.
Wow! Eight stories high and 15 feet wide is difficult to even imagine.
I would suggest https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/meteora
I think is jaw-dropping enough