Travel Attractions

London Eye

London Eye

London Eye

Quick Facts

The London Eye is very popular attraction in London, located on the western end of Jubilee Gardens (previously the site of the former Dome of Discovery), on the South Bank of the River Thames between Westminster Bridge and Hungerford Bridge.

Since it was opened in year 2000, it has become visual symbol of London’s skyline. It offers exciting ride on a Ferris wheel with observation decks from where you can look at marvelous views of London and take some spectacular photographs. Slowly rotating wheel will take you to the height of 135 meters  (443 ft), from where you can enjoy views of the city.

The London Eye, which gently rotates over the River Thames opposite the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben, is positioned in the center of the capital. The Coca-Cola London Eye is the world’s tallest cantilevered observation wheel, standing at 135 meters. It is a marvel of design and engineering that has become a modern symbol of the city and a global landmark.

 

Westminster Walking Tour & London Eye Ticket

For the past two decades, the experience has been the number one visitor experience in the city, offering stunning 360-degree views of the capital and its major monuments. The slow rotation in one of the 32 high-tech glass capsules takes about 30 minutes and provides a constantly changing view of London. Interactive instructions in each capsule allow you to explore the capital’s prominent landmarks in a variety of languages.

Top hotels near London Eye

Conrad London St James

Conrad London St James

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Corinthia Hotel London

Corinthia Hotel London is a popular choice amongst travelers in London, whether exploring or just passing through. The hotel offers guests a range of services and amenities designed to provide comfort and convenience.

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The Royal Horseguards

The Royal Horseguards is a lovely 5-star hotel between the Thames River and Trafalgar Square in London. It has a luxurious combination of history and contemporary style. It has a restaurant with 2 AA Rosette, a view of the gym...

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Interesting facts about London Eye

Here are some interesting facts about this amazing attraction:

  • Although it is a large Ferris wheel, it is only the fourth by a size in the world.
  • Ride take about 30 minutes.
  • There are 32 capsules (observation decks), but number 13 was skipped (due to superstition) so they number until 33.

London Eye Fast-Track Ticket

Safe travels!