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The London Eye is a Ferris wheel, named after George Ferris Jr who built the original for the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition. However, there have been ‘pleasure wheels’ at fairs since the seventeenth century, made of wood and turned by strong men. Some believe that the mythological idea of the ‘Wheel of Fortune’ may be based on the pleasure wheel.

Launched in 2000, the London Eye is the largest cantilevered (attached only on one side) wheel in the world, though the High Roller in Las Vegas is the tallest. At 442 feet, London’s wheel is tall enough to see Windsor (on a clear day) from one of the 32 capsules, each of which holds 25 people and takes 30 minutes to go full circle. If such heights frighten you, there’s a smaller version of the London Eye . . . at Legoland Windsor!

This is the capital’s most popular paid-for activity. At least 5000 people have chosen to propose marriage in mid-air since it opened, and another 500 people have actually been married in a capsule

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Enjoy your London Eye and marvel at the best panoramic views of this iconic city.

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London Eye fast-track tickets

Book these tickets now for fast track access to the London Eye to enjoy the best panoramic view of the city and its most loved attractions.

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London day tour with optional London Eye tickets
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London day tour with optional London Eye tickets

Choose between three London day tours and explore the capital without any hassle as you hop on board a luxury coach with your own guide.

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Eye on the Thames river cruise
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Eye on the Thames river cruise

See London's best sights from the river Thames. The cruise features live commentary presented by expert guides that bring the city to life.

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Go London Explorer Pass
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Go London Explorer Pass

Book your Go London Explorer Pass now with downloadable guidebook and save on access to your choice of top London attractions.

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River Thames bike tour
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River Thames bike tour

Book your River Thames bike tour to see sights like Tower Bridge, St Paul's Cathedral and more in London.

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Thames Rockets Break the Barrier speedboat ride
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Thames Rockets Break the Barrier speedboat ride

Blast your way along the River Thames and see the iconic London sights such as the O2 arena and Tower Bridge on an adrenaline-packed speedboat ride.

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Duration 40 minutes
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Luxury 4 course lunch tour with wine
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Luxury 4 course lunch tour with wine

Indulge in a 4-course gourmet lunch while taking in the iconic sights of London aboard a luxury bus-restaurant on a unique gastronomic tour. Instant booking.

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Reviews The London Eye

Paul Ryan, Sep 17, 2015
Jenny, Jan 14, 2015

“Wonderful day, super professional organization”

Jade, Aug 16, 2021

“Had a great day on the london eye, which is even better as the weather was lovely and sunny and could see for miles”

Rayane, Aug 14, 2021

“It was great to be there with polite people, over all it was the best experience that's I've had so far, thank you for this opportunity.”

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