London Eye – Europe’s tallest ferris wheel. A top attraction as London Symbol
London Eye also known as the Millennium Wheel has become a world-famous symbol of London since opening. It provides incredible panoramic views of London. It has already won over 85 awards for national and international tourism, outstanding architectural quality and engineering achievement.
London Eye- facts, structure, height, history
The entire structure is 135 metres (443 ft) height/tall and the wheel has a diameter of 120 metres (394 ft). The wheels has 32 sealed and air-conditioned passenger capsules representing 32 numbers of London Boroughs. Each of the 10-tonne capsules can hold up to 25 people who are free to walk around inside the capsule, though seating is provided. The wheel rotates at 26 cm (10 in) per second so that one revolution takes about 30 minutes.
It was conceived and designed by Marks Barfield Architects and was launched 31st Dec 1999
Currently this is the Europe’s tallest Ferris wheel and offered the highest public viewing point in London until it was superseded by the 245-metre (804 ft) observation deck on the 72nd floor of The Shard.
London Eye- opening times-hours
General opening times: daily 10am/11am to 6pm/9.30pm. River Cruise also operates daily departing at 10.45am, 11.45am, 12.45pm, 13.45pm, 14.45pm, 15.45pm, 16.45pm, 17.45pm, 18.45pm and 19.45pm.
Opening times may vary depending on seasonality and special events. So please visit the website for today’s opening hours.
London Eye- ticket prices, discount and deals, 2 for 1
Standard Ticket- Online Price Adult- £24.30
Standard Ticket- Online Price Family- Adult-£22.95 and Child (3-15)- £18.70
You can buy Ticket for 2 Attractions for £40 and save up to £21. In includes 30-minute rotation and entry to 4D Cinema Experience. Guide App now available for free download on iOS and Android. 10%-15% discount when booked in advance online
London Eye River Cruise- Online price £11.75 (River Cruise), £31.00 (London Eye + River Cruise). It includes 40-minute circular sightseeing cruise, live commentary from specialist guides.
Please visit the website for update ticket price, deals
London Eye- address, post code, tube
Address: The Merlin Entertainments, Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB
Nearest Tube: Waterloo (Northern Line; Bakerloo Line; Jubilee Line; Waterloo & City Line)
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