Arcelormittal Orbit: the highest slide in the world

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Located in the heart of London's Olympic Park, Arcelormittal Orbit is the imposing structure in the shape of DNA that houses the lo highest slide in the world. Created on the occasion of the Olympic Games, hosted by the English capital in 2012, this immense structure 115 meters high.

ArcelorMittal Orbit's plexiglass covered slide, built in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, has aheight of 76 meters and one lunghezza of 178 meters, which makes it not only the tallest in the world, but also the longest.



The descent begins at over 80 meters high and the duration of the descent is almost 1 minute. There speed average descent is 20 kilometers per hour, with peaks even higher than 25 kilometers per hour in some sections.

How to reach us

This immense structure, which houses the tallest slide in the world, is located next to the London Olympic Stadium and Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park nell鈥橢ast London.

To reach the area you can get there on the train and get off at Stratford or Hackney Wick train stations. Once there, follow the signs for Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Opening time

Arcelormittal Orbit

Monday to Friday from 11:00 to 17:00 (last admission at 16:30)

Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 to 18:00 (last admission at 17:30)

Slide

Monday to Friday from 12:00 to 14:00 and from 14:00 to 15:30

Ticket prices

The cost of Admission, which allows you to access and visit both the tower and try Orbit, the longest and highest slide in the world, is 15 pounds for adults and 10 pounds for children.



Requirements 

To experience this thrilling attraction, you must have at least oneminimum age of 8 years and have a minimum height of 1 meter and 30 centimeters.



Where stay

Surely this attraction is always part of a trip or vacation to London. Therefore, if you have not yet booked accommodation in the English capital, we recommend that you book when in advance, to prevent the rates from rising.

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