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London Eye

London Eye in London

The London Eye has carved a niche among the symbols of London. Enjoy magnificent and breathtaking views of London from above.

The London Eye, also known as the Millennium Wheel, is a giant Ferris wheel with 135 meters high located at the western end of Jubilee Gardens, on the banks of the Thames opposite the Big Ben.

Despite its recent construction is one of the most popular tourist attractions in London. The goal of the constructions of this structure was to commemorate the celebration of the millennium year of the city.

The wheel has 32 ​​spacious egg-shaped glass cabins that allow access to about 25 people.

The entrance to the cabin is done on the move, as the Ferris wheel rotates so slowly that you do not need to stop to pick up passengers.

The trip takes 30 minutes and thanks to its transparent booths, you get 360 degree views across London and surrounding areas.

It’s spectacular bird’s-eye view of monuments and buildings such as St Paul’s Cathedral, the Buckingham Palace or the Palace of Westminster next to Big Ben.

It is advisable to book tickets online in advance so that you have your ticket available or you don’t stay in endless 2 hours queues waiting just to get a ticket.

Additional information

Location
Riverside Building, Westminster Bridge Road, SE1 7PB
Visiting Hours
October to March from 10am to 8pm
April to June from 10am to 9pm
July to August from 10am to 9:30pm
September from 10am to 9pm
Transport
Metro: station stops at Westminster or Waterloo
Contact
Phone: +44 (0) 871 781 3000
Website: http://www.londoneye.com

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