(CNN) — London thrill-seekers will soon be able to see the city's famous skyline from a whole new angle -- thanks to a new zip line opening in July. The concept is the brainchild of Zip World, a Welsh adventure company now branching out to the capital. London's new urban zip wire is described as the "biggest, fastest of its kind." The 225-meter (738.2-foot) descent will allow riders to travel at speeds of 50 miles per hour. Riders will be treated to a panoramic, 360-degree perspective on London, glimpsing monuments from Big Ben to The Shard.
Zip wire obsession
A similar inner-city zip wire was recently installed in Paris for two weeks in June.
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"Giant zip lines and the greatest cityscape in the world -- it seemed such an obvious idea to put the two together," says Barry Shaverin, founder of Zip World London. "And Archbishop's Park is one of London's best kept secrets -- we really want to help it get the attention it deserves."
Tickets -- £22.50 (roughly $29) for an individual adult -- are predicted to sell out fast. The zip line will be up for 12 weeks from July 6, 2017 onwards.
London for adrenaline junkies
In December 2016, a zip line across the Thames was installed by the London Fire Brigade. Riders raised more than £1 million for Evelina London Children's Hospital.
Want to fly through the air elsewhere? Here are some of the coolest zip lines across the globe:
Zip World Penrhyn Quarry: Bethesda, Wales, United Kingdom
Adrenaline rushes in the Welsh countryside.
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Zip World has three Welsh outposts -- all of which are worth a visit.
Zip World Penrhyn Quarry: Bethesda, Wales, United Kingdom LL57 4YG
Zip World Slate Caverns: Llechwedd Slate Caverns, Blaenau Ffestiniog, Wales, United Kingdom LL41 3NB
Icy Strait Point: Alaska, United States
There are six zip lines at Icy Strait in Alaska.
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In coastal Alaska, adventurers can enjoy the zip wire at Icy Strait Point. Six zip lines propel riders above the rainforest at 60 mph -- combining an adrenaline rush with gorgeous scenery.
Icy Strait Alaska: 108 Cannery Road, Hoonah, Alaska, 99829 United States
Eden Project: Cornwall, United Kingdom
Thrill seekers at the Eden Project can plummet across Cornwall at 50 mph.
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England's longest and fastest zip wire is located at the Eden Project in Cornwall, a popular visitor attraction in southwest England. Thrill-seekers plummet across Cornwall at 50 mph.
Eden Project: Bodelva, Cornwall, United Kingdom PL24 2SG
Skyline Eco-Adventures: Haleakala, Maui, Hawaii
There are five different zip wire options at Hawaii's Skyline Eco-Adventures.
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In Hawaii, zip line enthusiasts can enjoy five wire options at Skyline Eco-Adventures, Haleakala in Maui. Riders travel across canyons with 90 foot/27 meter drops.
Skyline Eco-Adventures: 18303 Haleakala Hwy, Kula, HI 96790, United States
ZipOhio: Hocking Hill, Ohio, United States
ZipOhio whizzes over the Hocking River.
ZipOhio at Hocking Hills Canopy Tours launches two wires at a time from the midst of the tree canopy. Riders then swoop down towards the Hocking River. Hocking Hill also offers an "X-Tour" -- a 2.5 to 3 hour, professionally guided tour, across the river and through caves.
ZipOhio: 19852 Ohio 664, Logan, Ohio 43138, United States
ZipFlyer Nepal: Pokhara, Nepal
Nepal claims the world's steepest, longest and fastest zip wire.
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Zipflyer Nepal is the world's steepest zip line -- with an elevation drop of 600 meters (2,000 feet.)
Nepal's wire is not for the faint-hearted -- it also claims to be the world's fastest and longest. For those who can brave the drop, ZipFlyer Nepal also offers stunning views across forest canopies.
ZipFlyer Nepal: Pokhara, Nepal.
Sky Adventures: Arenal Park Costa Rica
Rainforest views: Sky Adventures in Costa Rica.
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In Costa Rica, Sky Adventures offers a thrilling zip line circuit, located in Arenal Park. Riders are rewarded with spectacular bird's-eye views of the forest below.
Sky Adventures Arenal Park: Arenal Volcano Park 21007, Costa Rica