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The London Eye

Scenic Lookout and Monument / Landmark
Waterloo, London
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    "Great view of London, it is a must if it's your first time in london"(50 Tips)
    "Great visitor attraction and really good views over the thames"(16 Tips)
    Richard B.
    "Buy your fast track ticket online and jump some of the queue!"(12 Tips)
    "Night view!!!!!❤️💙⭐️"(4 Tips)
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  • May ♍.
    May ♍January 19, 2016
    Delightful views of the Thames, Elizabeth Tower, The Shard, The Gherkin, etc.. you're able to see London's past & present. Book your tickets in advance, take the champagne tour and soak up the sights 
    Upvoted Apr 18
  • May ♍.
    May ♍January 19, 2016
    A half hour slow turning ride that gives you amazing panoramic view of the London cityscape. Each pod holds up to 25person with ipads installed in each pod for further info on what you're seeing
  • May ♍.
    May ♍January 19, 2016
    Make sure to go for the 4D experience before/after and get your pic taken. Marked footsteps on the floor are where a picture will be snapped at the end. Not everyone notices it. Smile for the camera😉
    Upvoted 2 weeks ago
  • Olga T.
    Olga TsybulskaAugust 13, 2014
    Definitely worth its price! Picturesque view,long enough circle. Highly recommend this sight. You can ask for some specials in the ticket office. For students it's 18 pounds,when original price is 21.
  • Xxl
    XxlSeptember 25, 2013
    Great place to take ur family, and ur friends show them the amazing views from great heights straight across the River Thames and above the Houses of Parliament 😃👍had an amazing time 😃 thanks
    Upvoted 3 weeks ago
  • Ala M.
    Ala M.October 11, 2017
    Tick them s off your list when you go to London. The queue is long especially in the afternoon, so get the fast track pass if you don't like waiting. Get a pass for other attractions, better deal.
  • Bee W.
    Bee WilliamsMarch 21, 2016
    Great views of London! If there's a long line you can pay extra for a fast ticket! Also when you're getting on it doesn't stop moving so be prepared to board while it moves slowly
  • Augustus Collection
    Augustus CollectionFebruary 23, 2014
    See everything London has to offer in one fell swoop, with a beautiful view from which to enjoy it. The London Eye defines good London attractions and is a must for all tourists. Read more
  • Janet C.
    Janet CheungSeptember 1, 2014
    It's a long line to get on and essentially a Ferris wheel. Sit at the park where u go in and people watch instead and take pics of it. Very few super clear days of London to see skyline anyways
  • Chris H.
    Chris HainesSeptember 28, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    An awesome experience if you get to go on it. One of the highlight attractions in London. The view of the city and Westminster from here are breathtaking.
  • Christian L.
    Christian LarssonNovember 16, 2014
    Have a combo ticket to ride up and down the Thames first. It gives a lot of useful info about London so by the time you ride the eye, you got a better idea of what you're seeing. Great view up there
  • Will B.
    Will BelfordSeptember 18, 2013
    The best view of my life! Loved it! Truly amazing! That's something you won't find in any other city! Visit i around midday. Also, go for the 4D experience, provided free with your ticket. Magical!
  • London C.
    London ChecklistAugust 18, 2015
    The Coca-Cola London Eye is centrally located in the heart of the capital, gracefully rotating over the River Thames opposite the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben.
  • Amir Y.
    Amir YousefianpourMay 26, 2016
    A must-go place once you are in London, and remember to watch a 4D show with your ticket just after the big round.
  • Vladimir P.
    Vladimir PavlichenkoJanuary 25, 2014
    Very big line in the weekends. For the best photos and view better go in the morning or in the evening on sunset. Afternoon no reason to visit course the sun under Big Ben and it's impossible to catch
  • Chris 
    Chris January 26, 2015
    Book your ticket online, pick a clear-sky day and visit early in the afternoon to avoid the long queue. You'll love the view as the sun sets behind the Houses of Parliament!
  • Karen
    KarenJanuary 6
    You cannot come to London and not get on the London Eye. Price is a bit steep, but it's a great opportunity to see London in a 360-degree view.
  • Dimitris K.
    Dimitris KotsiosDecember 12, 2014
    Buy 4 museums ticket online! It's worth it .MADAM TUSSAUDS + LONDON EYE + LONDON DUNGEON + SEA LIFE AQUARIUM !Buying online you don't have to wait in the queue!30 Min. seeing all London was so cool!
  • Mario B.
    Really awesome to say the least. I left New York yesterday morning and now up here. This country show so much love you can feel it. I'm very grateful to be able to see this moment.
  • Edwulf
    EdwulfApril 25, 2016
    Take a 30-40 min travel to get good views of the city. It is not the highest point (that is the observatory in the shard) but views towards parliament give it the upperhand.
  • MEININGER Hotels
    MEININGER HotelsApril 7, 2014
    Since its opening in 2000, the Ferris wheel “London Eye” has become a main attraction of the city. From the highest point (135 m), you can nearly get a 40 km view – stunning!
  • Gareth
    GarethJanuary 26, 2016
    Fast Track line looks a lot slower than it actually is. Worth the extra money. Note: Fast Track/Flexi tickets can't be collected using the self-service kiosks if you purchased with American Express.
  • Hostelgeeks
    HostelgeeksMay 25, 2017
    WONDERFUL Experience! We even included it in our fun things to do in london :)
  • DoubleTree by Hilton
    Check out the Oxo Tower, former meat products factory. To avoid a prohibition on Thames-​​side advertising, owners had the tower's windows framed in a way that spelt out the name of its leading brand.
  • Nick
    NickSeptember 13, 2014
    The view is breathtaking! Tickets are a bit expensive though. If you are scared of heights, trust me it is so slow and smooth you won't even feel the movement. It's a must!
  • Julie L.
    Julie LMay 11, 2015
    Worth every penny. The champagne is good, not have to wait in line is even better. And the Pommery bar is a great way to spend yoyr time before the tour
  • Başak E.
    Başak EkinciMay 29, 2015
    very cool experience that you all should try at least once. view of london, evening times in particular so amazing really. 👍🏿
  • Julia K.
    Julia KateJanuary 4, 2016
    Lovely view, ability to take your own pics of London. Downside- if you're a couple with a big crew by chance you'll skip a nice London eye pic by the ride itself.
  • Sylvia G.
    Sylvia G.R.October 20, 2014
    Buy the fast track flexible ticket! Great if u r not sure of the hour or date of your visit - good for 1 day or week
  • Self Drive Trips
    Self Drive TripsOctober 21, 2014
    It offers unsurpassed visions of London, the amazing cinematic conditions add up to the London Eye by providing another miraculous and pleasurable experience to visitors exploring the place. Read more
  • Jordan
    JordanMarch 3, 2012
    If you plan to go to the aquarium (right next to the eye), buy both tickets there. You will save a ton of time, a few quid for the combo ticket, and it's useful if you're short on time
  • Shamsa L.
    Shamsa LootahFebruary 20, 2015
    Fast track or prebook ur tickets. Great experience, doesn't take long. Best at dusk. You can't come to London & not ride the London eye
  • Michelin Travel & Lifestyle
    You can see the fireworks all along the Thames, but Jubilee Gardens and the London Eye are the centerpiece. – Green Guide Editor
  • Weiwei S.
    Weiwei SiJune 6, 2011
    After the London Eye, there's a best Chinese Beijing cuisine - Zen China Restaurant, right next to it inside the County Hall building on the terrace. The best Beijing Duck I've ever had and beautiful
  • Irina
    IrinaAugust 14, 2014
    London Eye nighttime views are quite stunning as well. Don't get deterred from going if you can't make it during daylight hours. Fog and heavy rain are your only foe when it comes to views.
  • Keith P.
    Keith ProzeJune 25, 2014
    Lovely time, do not book on the phone though , only experience with the eye booked on the phone and our tickets went confirmed spite being charged for it but they did come through in the end
  • Andrew C.
    Andrew CherkashinNovember 7, 2014
    The best bird's eye views of London! Book the tickets online in advance and try to choose a sunny day for your visit.
    Otel.comOctober 11, 2011
    Located at the South Bank of the Thames, this observation wheel (also known as the Millennium Wheel) is the largest Ferris wheel in Europe. The nearest underground station here is the Waterloo.
  • Stephanie O.
    Stephanie OrmeMay 31, 2016
    A must-do. If you can, time it around the sundown, so you get daytime views going up and nighttime views coming down!
  • The Amazing Race
    The Amazing RaceSeptember 15, 2011
    "The Amazing Race" Trivia: In season 7 teams rode the London Eye to search the skyline for a hint to where their next clue was located. On a clear day you can see about 25 miles from the top!
  • Michael N.
    Michael NataleJune 29, 2016
    Few views of London compare to those of the London Eye experience. Nice 30 minute ride with panoramic views of the city
  • Naoki F.
    Naoki FerrioNovember 7, 2017
    Pay by cash inside the box office museum, pay by card only accross the box office museum. 26 pounds per person (adult). Get the package with other attractions for cheaper ticket.
    HISTORY UKFebruary 14, 2011
    Currently the third tallest Ferris wheel in the world (the tallest when built in 1999, but now behind Singapore and Nanchang), it moves at 0.6mph, and you can see 25 miles from the top.
  • Derek B.
    Derek BaldwinNovember 26, 2012
    Take a picnic for the queue because you might as well spend the 30 minutes plus doing something constructive. To be fair, it is definitely worth the wait
  • Austin M.
    Austin MielkeJanuary 28, 2013
    Great views of London from the Eye! One suggestion, buy tickets online so you can skip the "usually" long line. I Recommend going in the A.M. or early P.M.
  • AskMen
    AskMenMay 27, 2011
    Wine-tasting experience where boozehounds are sampling no less than 8 glasses of delectably delicious wine. There’s even an on-site host to explain each & every tipple. Read more
  • George X.
    George XOctober 1, 2016
    Considered as one of the most iconic landmarks in London. Metallic circular structure with 120m diameter and glass capsules full of people! Tickets too expensive & huge queues.
  • S A.
    S AApril 4
    The view from the very top is breathtaking. Feel free to use the picture I took if you want to pretend you were there.
  • Emily B.
    Don’t worry about getting a good seat, get a good spot to stand and don’t forget to pose for the photo at the end of the trip!
  • Julie L.
    Julie LMay 11, 2015
    Book the champagne experiene on the website and it won't cost more than the regular ticket. Book close to sunset for breathtaking views of London.
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