Dampa your fears in Sampa

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Dampa your fears in Sampa

At more than 150m up, Sao Paulo’s Sampa Sky is putting people’s fear of heights to the test

Pablo Garcia

Visitors lie with their feet in the air, sit on the glass floor and walk to the edge of a transparent box as they pose for photos in a new sky deck on the 42nd level of Sao Paulo’s tallest building, the Mirante do Vale.

Called the Sampa Sky, the dizzying lookout opened earlier this month.

“I think it’s beautiful, I love it. It was something that was missing in Sao Paulo,” said Sylvia Barreto, who, as one of the first people to step into it, admitted she was a little scared...

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