The ArcelorMittal Orbit is a new observation tower in the heart of the Olympic Park in East London.
The 115m steel tower was designed by artist Anish Kapoor and architect Cecil Balmond and has two viewing platforms. It will open to the public in 2013.
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The Orbit was open during the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. It is now closed to the public until late 2013 while the park is redeveloped.
Olympic Park, London, E15 2DU
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Although when it was designed and being built it was easy to dismiss Anish Kapoor's wiry, metal sculpture as brash; brazen and out of place with the landscape, it's actually difficult to imagine the Olympic Park without it. All those images beamed around the world have displayed it at its best and when you stand at various DLR platforms and other viewing platforms around the City, there's a...more