Dubai unveils a new zip line among towering skyscrapers
Dubai unveils a new zip line among towering skyscrapers Two people ride the world's longest urban zip line with a speed of up to 80 kilometers per hour on a one kilometer run from 170 meter to ground level, at the Marina district of Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
Dubai unveils a new zip line among towering skyscrapers
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Dubai has an offer for thrill-seekers. It is a new way to see its dazzling skyscrapers. It is offering a ride. It is on one of the world's longest zip lines.

The zip line is 558 feet high. It is called XLine. It opens this week. It is in Dubai's Marina neighborhood. Riders brave enough whiz past some of Marina's tallest skyscraper. This goes on for 3,280 feet. They travel at a speed of 50 miles/hour. 
 
A similar zip line opened two years ago. It opened near the world's tallest skyscraper. That is in Dubai. The new zip line is double the length. Couples can try the thrill together. They can ride two zip lines. These run next to one another.

The zip line starts at the top of one of the Marina's towers. It lands near the Marina Mall.

Tickets cost around $180. That is per person. This is 650 dirhams in Dubai.

Source URL: https://www.tweentribune.com/article/junior/dubai-unveils-new-zip-line-among-towering-skyscrapers/

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Why might someone want to go on this new zip line?
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COMMENTS (30)
  • cmanz-wim5
    12/19/2017 - 12:56 p.m.

    It sounds fun to do and I would love to try it some day! The story was easy to understand and the questions we also easy as well.

    • DeborahK-hug
      5/02/2018 - 11:06 a.m.

      yeah i agree with you it fun it almost make me feel like i want to try it.

  • Loghan-
    1/17/2018 - 02:29 p.m.

    to get A thrilling experience

  • CatoJ-hug
    4/30/2018 - 11:12 a.m.

    Someone might want to go on the zip line to have fun with you couple and to for an experience of a life time

  • MarkellM-hug
    5/01/2018 - 11:06 a.m.

    it like cool but the y mint not go an it because it mite fell

  • FaithC-hug
    5/01/2018 - 11:10 a.m.

    Someone would what to go on the new zip line because they would what to get some where faster then diving a car.

    • AlexC-hug
      5/02/2018 - 11:12 a.m.

      I agree with you. The view of the city would give you an idea about the whole view of the city

  • EmileeT-hug
    5/01/2018 - 11:11 a.m.

    Some one would probably want to go there because they would enjoy going up high

  • ValerieV-hug
    5/01/2018 - 11:11 a.m.

    Someone might go on the new zip line because the want to the beautiful lights and the whole city the will also like to see new things.

    • ElizabethS-hug
      5/02/2018 - 10:50 a.m.

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      Valerie V-hug I think that is a great reason because i would go for that reason to

  • SergioI-hug
    5/01/2018 - 11:12 a.m.

    This would be a great place for a vacation I would love to go on one of them.

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