London Eye

Adorning the London skyline, the London Eye, also known as the Coca Cola London Eye is the most iconic edifice located in the heart of London, United Kingdom. Designed by Marks Barfield Architects and launched in year 2000, the London Eye is the world’s largest cantilevered observation wheel towering at 135m with 32 high tech glass capsules.

 

Highlights

  • London's highest air conditioned and spacious glass pod observatory, the London Eye showcases a panoramic 360-degree bird's eye view of the city and the remarkable landmarks adorning the skyline.
  • Awe inspiring views from a unique vantage point at 450 feet above ground.
  • A unique 4D experience of the capital using multi-sensory effects.
  • Varied unique experiences curated to enhance the adventure and create memories to be cherished. 

 

Recommended For

  • Children and Adults

 

Inclusions

  • General Admission
  • London Eye 4D cinema experience
  • Eye Lounge Champagne Bar entry

 

About London Eye

A popular tourist attraction and a famous landmark, a 30-minute ride on the London Eye is a riveting way of experiencing the stunning unparalleled panoramic views of the London cityscape and spotting the various landmarks of London such as the Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, the Shard, St. Paul Cathedral and many more from a great height and vantage point.

The enthralling adventure begins with a step into the air conditioned and spacious glass pod for a mesmeric 30-minute rotation on the Ferris wheel to soak in the dazzling sights and the clear skies above. Also included in the ticket is the magical 4-minute 4D cinematic experience that showcases astounding perspective of the city and multi-sensory special effects such as wind, bubbles and various scents.

Visitors can also indulge in the exciting journey with a VIP experience. Enjoy the breathtaking views with a glass of champagne in hand with the Champagne Experience or opt for a Wine, Champagne or Chocolate Tasting Experience along with fast track service and two 30-minute rotations on the London Eye. For a more cherished experience and to create special memories such as a beautiful proposal or celebrate an occasion with a loved one, private capsules can also be hired that have been specifically curated with special inclusions to enhance the experience on the world’s tallest Ferris wheel.

 

Address

  • Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, London, SE1 7PB

Timings

  • 11:00 am – 18:00 pm Monday – Friday
  • 10:30 am – 20:30 pm Saturday - Sunday

Price (In INR approximately)

Ticket Type Price
   
Standard Entry  
Child (3-15 years)  INR 2,124
Adult (15 years +)  INR 2,584
Fast Track (No Waiting)  
Child (6-12 years)  INR 3,045
Adult (12 years +)  INR 3,506
Champagne Experience INR 3,875
Eye Lounge and Champagne Experience INR 4,337
Wine Tasting Experience INR 4,599
Chocolate Tasting Experience INR 4,965
Champagne Tasting Experience INR 4,965
Private Capsules  
Cupid's Capsule INR 39,126
Family and Friends Capsule INR 40,507
Proposal Capsule INR 41,428
Private Capsule INR 54,777
Blue Sky Thinking Capsule INR 77,804

 

Interesting Facts About the London Eye

  • The London Eye was built to mark the advent of the millennium.
  • It was earlier known as the Millenium Wheel.
  • Weather permitting, the London Eye gives a glimpse of views as far as 25 miles in every direction.
  • There are 32 high tech glass capsules on the gigantic Ferris wheel capable of holding up to 28 people in each.
  • It was intended to be a temporary structure but due to its resounding popularity, today it has become a permanent fixture adding a dramatic addition to the London skyline.
  • The London Eye rotates at 26cm per second, about 0.9 kph.
  • It has won over 85 awards for national and international tourism, outstanding architectural quality and engineering achievement.
  • The London Eye offered the highest public viewing point in London until it was superseded by the 245-metre high observation deck on the 72nd floor of The Shard, which opened to the public on 1 February 2013.

 

How to get to The London Eye

Tube and Rail

  • Waterloo is the closest tube station and Rail station to the London Eye. Waterloo is about five minutes walking distance. Exit the station following signs for the South Bank and take exit number 6 from the rail station for the South Bank. 
  • Embankment station and Charing Cross station and rail station are close together on the north side of the River Thames. Both tube stations are a ten-fifteen-minute walk to reach the London Eye. From the station, cross over Hungerford Bridge. 
  • Westminster tube station is the closest station to Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. From Westminster tube station, take exit one and follow signs for Westminster pier.

Buses

  • Buses to the London Eye include the 211, 77 and 381. The Coca-Cola London Eye is on most London sightseeing bus tours and on the RV1 route that connects the London Eye to the Tate Modern and Covent Garden.

Boat

  • You can also navigate to London Eye by River. There are a number of services which stop off at Coca-Cola London Eye Pier travelling from the O2, Bankside, Embankment, Blackfriars, London Bridge, Tower, Canary Wharf, Hilton Docklands, Masthouse Terrace, Greenwich, Royal Arsenal Wollwich, St. Katherine's or Westminster Piers.

 

Location

  • Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, London, SE1 7PB

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