Incredible Cliff-Top Dwellings
Tiger’s Nest Monastery
Taktshang, also known as the Tiger’s Nest, is an incredible Buddhist monastery snuggled in a ten-thousand-foot cliff in the Bhutanese mountains.
The Swallow's Nest
Located in Ukraine and overlooking the Black Sea, this home was built in 1895 for a Russian general.
Bridal Veil Falls
Located in Telluride, Colorado, this residence is also a hydroelectric plant that supplies 25 percent of Telluride’s electricity. Photo source: Terry Foote (cc)
The Pole House
Located near Melbourne, Australia, the Pole House is one of the famous landmarks on the Great Ocean Road. Photo source: vlad (cc)
Salish Lodge & Spa
Located just east of Seattle, Washington, this incredible resort was made famous in the TV series Twin Peaks. Originally built in 1919, the lodge was completely refurbished in 1988.
The Hanging Temple
Located near Mount Heng in the province of Shanxi, China, this temple is over 1,500 years old. Photo source: Gisling (cc)
Located just south of Seville, the cliff-top town of Ronda is split by a one-meter-deep canyon named El Tajo.
Castellfollit de la Roca
Located in Catalonia, Spain, this cliff-top town will get your attention when you open your bedroom window in the morning.