Tourist information and destination rating
: Amusement park, Local time: 08:30:25,
Address: 252 Westminster Bridge Rd, Lambeth, London, Greater London SE1 7PD, UK
, Tel.: +44 870 990 8881
, Official WWW website: www.londoneye.com
The London Eye, or Millenium Wheel, is one of the tallest Ferris wheels worldwide. It is situated in England, in the capital city London
, on the western edge of Jubilee Gardens and on the south bank of the Thames River.
The London Eye was manufactured between 1998 and 1999. It has been in operation since 31th December 1999. The London Eye is 135 metres tall. The structure was designed by architects David Marks, Jule Barfield, Malcolm Cook, Mark Sparrowhawk, Steven Chilton and Nic Bailey.
The British manufactured the main rotating component, while the wheel construction was created in Holland. The shaft and the wheel hub comes from the Czech Republic and the bearing was manufactured in Germany. The air-conditioned capsules for visitors were imported from France and the ropes are of Italian origin. The wheel of the London Eye carries 32 capsules. The velocity is 0.26 m/s and this observation wheel offers breathtaking views of the city of London . The owner of the London Eye is the British Airways (33 %) and it was developed on order by the Tussauds Group.
Millions of visitors
Every year the London Eye is visited by more than 3.5 million tourists. Admission: £15 for adults and £6.98 for children. .
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Last update: Nov 10, 2012 1:21:54 PM
The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet
This information is provided by the community of TIXIK users and is waiting for confirmation by the owner. You should rather check the information at the offical website. www.londoneye.com Character of amusement park
: outdoor Meals
: café, restaurant Other services
: birthday parties, school trips Type of amusement park
: water amusement park, theme park Nearest bus stop
: 0.46645012662054 Distance from the main road
: 0.24850201093863 Nearest railway station
: 0.78042068124533 Attractions
: roller coasters, ferris wheel, aquariums, castle, western