London Eye facts
London Eye is the biggest Ferris wheel in the world. Its height is 135 meters (443 feet). Where is the london eye? London Eye attraction is on the Thames, opposite the British Parliament.
London Eye London is often called Millennium Wheel, since it was opened by British Prime Minister Tony Blair on Dec. 31, 1999, on the eve of the third millennium. However, until March 2000
London Eye was closed to visitors due to technical reasons, but now nobody remembers that - after repair of the wheel has become one of the most visited sites in the British capital after Trafalgar Square and Westminster Bridge.
The wheel was designed by engineers David Marks and Julia Barfield. It secured 32 private passenger cabins with air conditioning. If the weather is favorable, you will see the city and its surroundings within a radius of 40 km
The speed of rotation London Eye is 1.6 km/h and it takes 30 minutes to complete a circle. That’s why the wheel never stops for embarkation/disembarkation of passengers - the rate is so low, that passengers can sit down and landing of the booths on the move
London Eye opening times are from April to mid-September daily from 9.00 am to 20.30, since mid-September through March from 10.00 to 17.30. London Eye tickets are around 8GBP for adults and London Eye discounts 5,45 GBP for children.