“Experience London with a different eye”
London Eye, as the name suggests, is located in London at the South Bank of River Thames is a beautiful tourist attraction. This place is also known in other different names like Ferris wheel, Millennium Wheel, and revolving observation wheel. It was first opened on 31st December 1999. With an overall height of the wheel is 443ft, it was considered as the world’s tallest wheel. Being a popular tourist attraction in London, it charges an admission fee. It has used a concept were a wheel in a circle where chairs are attached. However, this concept has been used for decades in amusement parks. The London Eye has proved that people are enthusiastic and attracted to this concept.
The temporary structure of the London Eye is successful in winning the heart and minds of people across the globe. Now, it has turned to be the enduring symbol of the city from every angle and a must-visit tourist place. The place allows the visitors into the air with the wonderful sight of the city along with the freedom to move around. The duration of the wheel to take one round is 30 minutes which is enough to watch the various unique sights of the city. Spots like Saint Paul’s Cathedral, The Shard can be viewed with an unmatched beauty. Interactive screens are also available to help the viewers identify the places that are difficult to spot. The views represent as if you are watching a 4D cinema. The place is surrounded by a line of shops and restaurants.
Timings are subject to change. You will be automatically booked into a time slot as part of the check out process. Please visit the official website to confirm the time slot before your visit.
Top Attractions that cannot be missed:
The London Eye is considered as one of the most iconic attractions. People planning a London tour will keep this spot-on top of their list. However, some other exciting activities and attractions are found near the London eye. Let’s know what they are.
Sea Life London Aquarium
Just take a 20-sec walk from the London Eye, and you will reach the London Aquarium. It is the best place to spend with your family and children. So, after you have completed the wheel ride and watching the city view from heights, you can have a relaxing moment seeing the aquarium. There are a lot of marine lives inside the aquarium to watch.
Have a Boat Ride
Another beautiful activity that will make your day is the boat ride. This is also a perfect ride to sit and enjoy the city view from down on the cruise. You can just have a relaxing time saving your feet by sitting on the boat. From here you can also spot an endless number of spots, and even the other end of The Thames can be seen. You will have one round trip here.
Relax in Jubilee Gardens
The beauty of the London eye is more enriched by the grass patches of Jubilee's garden. It is a perfect picnic spot on a sunny day.