From Here The Stairs Look Normal - But When I See The Bigger Picture I Am Totally Speechless
Some of the most beautiful works of art are done by not one single artist, but a collaboration of many. These staircases from around the world showcase magical pathways just waiting to be walked.
San Francisco, USA
163 incredible steps run up 16th and Moraga Street in San Francisco. Over 300 neighborhoods joined in to create such a masterpiece.
This beautiful staircase is world famous. Called Escadaria Selaron, it was painted by a Chilean artist.
It's kinda like you're in a real life BIG, walking up and down a giant set of piano keys. Unfortunately, it doesn't play a tune.
You can find these beauties in Lebanon. The rugged yet stunning staircase brings such beauty to the area.
Another gorgeous set of colorful steps in Beirut, this brightly colored beauty has a geometric pattern to it.
The detail on these steps is astounding. The pictures show landscapes like boats and building, in an amazing amount of color and intricacy.
Philadelphia Museum of Art, USA
Created for a Salvador Dali exhibit in 2005, these steps prove that not all of the art was held within the walls of the museum.
Seoul, South Korea
Beautifully bright fish adorn these stairs in South Korea.
These 112 steps are known as the Holsteiner Stairs. Not only are they beautifully painted in bright and bold colors, they are also decorated with German words and phrases, translated into things like, “to forgive”, “innocence”, “cause”, and “to laugh”.
Caltagirone, Sicily, Italy
This beauty was built in 1608, and is called the Staircase of Santa Maria del Monte. It is 142 steps and one of the oldest staircases on the list. Made up of thousands of tiles, it is often used as a backdrop for festivals and illustrated using thousands of flowers or candles.
Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
The pure beauty of this case of stairs is phenomenal. The detail almost too perfect to believe it's real.
Seoul, South Korea
These lead up to a musical theater in South Korea. What a welcoming way to start the experience of musical theater before you even step inside.
Stairs of Peace in Syria
Students painted this staircase in hopes it would create feelings of joy among the hardships in the area.
Part of an origami exhibit, these paper creations adorn the steps beautifully.
This can't help but make you smile. The rainbow painted steps are both bright, yet subtle.
This incredible painting in France could be in a museum, rather than on a staircase.
This modern stunner was created by the duo Zag and Sia in Paris, France. The street artists are talented and fresh, often building beautiful works of art in public places.
This gorgeous floral design is unlike the others, as it is painted on the side of a staircase in Iran. Simply beautiful.
Proving that beauty can emerge from even some of the most random places, these staircases are nothing less than stunning. Whether created by a single artist or collaborated on by a community, we think they are fantastic.
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