The London Eye is the tallest rides in London, England. The shape resembles a giant windmill with a height of 135 meter and 120 meter diameter wheel. The London Eye is located on the banks of the River Thames, precisely located beside the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben clock tower. Designed by architects David Marks and Barfield Julian, the Ferris wheel is composed of 32 pieces of the capsule. He will rotate with a speed of 0.26 meters per second. If you ride, you will spend about 30 minutes for one lap. With quite a long time, we can enjoy the view of the city of London as much.
The rides are becoming the tallest Ferris wheel as Europe was not only attract foreign tourists but also locals. The location of The London Eye is very strategic to make this destination is visited by many travelers. Upon entering the game and come to the area where ticket sales, the eyes of visitors will see the famous London landmarks Houses of Parliament and Big Ben. There are many counters that serve the visitors. Although crowded and always crowded with tourists, but we just need to wait 10 minutes to get a ticket for £ 9.5 per person.
Well, for those visitors who want to enjoy the London Eye as a couple, choose Cupid Capsule with paying the ticket of £ 325. Here you will be given champagne and orange juice by the manager. If we want to ride the Ferris wheel with the family, order packages “Private Capsule” that can accommodate 20 to 25 people at once. This package price of £ 411.25. To a slim pocket, you can get The London Eye ticket cheaper if visiting this ride during the off season in August.
Anyway, we are not allowed to bring food and drinks while enjoying the view from the London Eye capsule. Even if allowed to bring a snack, we probably will not have time to eat because London city panorama is very beautiful and fascinating. The more complete your happiness in this vehicle if before we buy the guide contains buildings that we can see over the wheel is spinning. By doing so, we can know what are the city’s icons are visible from the height of the London Eye. For example, we can see Waterloo Station on the east side. Waterloo is home to the Eurostar train that could lead to Paris and other cities in Europe. On the west side, you will see Buckingham Palace and Cathedral, Westminster from a distance. Among these buildings also are Trafalgar Square is also a tourist destination for tourists.
On the north side will see the Royal Opera House, Alexandra Palace and the British Museum. While in the southern part Brigde looked Westminster, Big Ben, Wesminster Abbey, House of Commons and some other important buildings.
To get to the London Eye, you can use the bus numbers 211, 24 and 11 through the South Bank and Waterloo area. Besides the bus, we can ride the train with destination Waterloo Station. Arriving at the station, you can proceed on foot for 10 minutes. For those who use a car, park your vehicle at the South Bank Centre is accessible if you come from the direction of Belvedere Road, Hungerford Road, The Hayward Gallery and York Road.