The London Eye gives you a panoramic view of London up to 25 kilometers in all directions. Europe's largest observation wheel was built to mark millennium celebrations in 2000, located on the south bank of the river Thames. A giant Ferries wheel is 443 feet tall, and the wheel has a diameter of 394 feet and takes 30 minutes to travel one revolution. The London Eye has 32 capsules around its wheel, each capsule represent the borough of London. According to the owner, it has carried more than 35+ million people since 2000.
The London Eye is the most popular paid tourist attraction with more than 3.5 million visitors after the free British Museum attraction in the UK which sees more than 6 million visitors each year. According to report, London Eye took approximately 6 years to build and cost £70m until it opened for business. From the London Eye, you are able to see most of London landmarks such as- The houses of parliament, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Shard, Buckingham Palace, The Tower Bridge, St. Paul's Cathedral, London parks and so much more.
However, London Eye is not the only place to see the panoramic view of London. Now, There are many other higher located places such as Shard and Sky Garden from where you can see the breathtaking panoramic sight of the London. So, next time when you plan to explore the London don't forget this iconic place of London.