London's Coolest New Attractions
The skyline of London is shifting before our eyes, and these cool new attractions are well worth the price of admission
- By Farhad Heydari
- June 24, 2013
(Courtesy of The O2)
Brace yourself: Up at the O2 is a vertiginous walk atop the O2 arena (formerly Millennium Dome), which played a starring role in the pre-title sequence of the James Bond film The World Is Not Enough. The excursion lasts 90 heart-pounding minutes and was inspired by similar climbs at Sydney’s Harbour Bridge. Thrill-seekers don bespoke climbing suits, shoes, and safety harnesses to access a viewing platform on the arena roof, walking along a tensile fabric walkway 175 feet above the ground.
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