Information about the London Eye

London offers a huge range of attractions to attract tourists from all around the world. One of the most famous attractions is the London Eye which looks like a big cycle wheel with tubes attached to it. The ride offers an astonishing view of the city and is situated near Waterloo tube stations near Westminster abbey. Its location makes it more thrilling as it is situated close to the banks of River Thames. The London eye always stays busy and while visiting you can see long queues, so it is suggested to make all the arrangements in advance before visiting the place. Following is some useful visitor’s information that covers most important things you need to keep in mind before visiting the London Eye.

Instructions

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    London Eye Attractions:


    London eye is 135 m high from the ground and it is world’s tallest wheel that is used for observing things from an aerial view. The 32 cabins attached to London eye are called capsules and these 32 capsules have the capability to serve approximately 10000 visitors each day. You can see about 40 km in all directions when taking a ride on the wheel.


    Another thing that most people don’t know is 4-D film, which is an add-on when you buy London Eye tickets. This film shows 3-D movies with some real effects and you feel an actual part of them.

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    Operational Hours:

    London eye is open in Winters (October to May) from 10 AM to 8 PM every day, including weekends. While in Summers (June to September), it is open for visitors from 10 AM to 9 PM every day.

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    Tickets:


    London Eye offers a range of tickets including fast track, flexi fast track, standard ticket, flexi standard ticket and day and night experience. The prices of these tickets vary. So it is suggested to visit London Eye's website, or you can call their helpline for further ticket information.


    Book Tickets Online: To buy tickets, visit London Eye’s Website


    Booking by Phone: +44 871 781 3000  (9 am to 5 pm, seven days a week)

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    Location:


    London Eye, Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road,London, SE1 7PB, United Kingdom.



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    Other Attractions near London Eye


    - Sea Life London Aquarium
    - The Poetry Library
    - Whitehall
    - Westminster Bridge
    - Horse Guards Parade
    - Household Cavalry Museum
    - Big Ben/Houses of Parliament
    - Churchill War Rooms

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    How to Reach There

    By Tube:
    The nearest tube station is Waterloo and Westminster. Both of these stations serve Jubilee line but Westminster also serves district line. In case you're coming from the tube by car, move Southwest towards Laeke St. and then turn right before taking another right on York Rd/A3200. Turn left on Chicheley Rd and then turn left on Belverde Rd. Take another right turn to find the London Eye. View map for more details.

    By Bus:
    Buses numbers  211, 381, RV1 and 77 operate near London Eye station and the nearest stop is Waterloo, London Eye (SE1) (E-bound).

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