Spiral Staircases from Around the World

I love spirals and when they’re three-dimensional as in spiral staircases, they are even more interesting. Here are some spiral staircases from around the world.

These are the stairs that we trudged up in order to cross the bridge to see the Guggenheim at night.
Stairs at night leading up to the bridge in BilbaoSpiral staircase in the Cardiff Museum in Wales.Spiral staircase in the Cardiff Museum in WalesA bright red spiral staircase in NDSM, an industrial area across the river from Amsterdam.A bright red spiral staircase in NDSM, an industrial area across the river from AmsterdamWe were not allowed to take photos of the photos in the Amsterdam’s FOAM museum so I contented myself taking photos of the architectural details and signage, generally shades of white and grey, bare metal and bleached wood, industrial modern and discrete.
The spiral staircase in the FOAM Photo Museum in Amsterdam, HollandWild wrought-iron spiral staircase in the Crumlin St. Gaol (Jail) in Belfast, Ireland.Spiral staircase in the Crumlin St. Gaol (Jail) in Belfast, IrelandThis spiral staircase leads to a shrine in the mountains above Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.Spiral staircase leads to a shrine in the mountains above Puerto Vallarta, MexicoSpiral wrought-iron staircase in Jodhpur Fort, India.Spiral wrought-iron staircase in Jodhpur Fort, IndiaThis spiral staircase in Vientiane, Laos incorporates some traditional Laos design in the railings.Spiral staircase in Vientiane, LaosSpiral staircase of glass and metal in an university building that was an interesting mix of historical and modern in Rosario, Argentina.
Spiral glass staircase in Rosario, ArgentinaDescending into Ghent’s spooky Belltower, Belgium.
the Belltower stairs in Ghent, BelgiumMore of the Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Structure.

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3 responses to “Spiral Staircases from Around the World

  1. Spirals are so fascinating, right? I just posted about another spiral staircase on my blog, do check it out 🙂

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