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What is the new name of London Eye?

by faisal mehmood  |  10 years, 5 month(s) ago

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What is the new name of London Eye?

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  1. James Augustus

    British Airways London Eye previously known as London Eye or Millennium Wheel is a very popular tourist destination in London. It is the Tallest Ferris wheel in Europe. Millions of people from all parts of the world visit it every year. It is a giant wheel has the height of 135 meter located on the bank of the River Thames in London. It is also known as Ferris wheel.
    The British Airways London Eye is one of the most popular paid tourists destination in the United Kingdom or even in the Europe. More than 3.5 million people visit it every year. At the time of its installation in 1999, it was the tallest Ferris wheel in the world. The London Eye is located between Westminster Bridge and Hungerford Bridge on the South Bank of the River Thames in the London Borough of Lambeth which is at the western end of Jubilee Gardens, in England. The site is very near to the former Dome of Discovery. It was constructed for the Festival of Britain in 1951.
    Star of Nanchang surpassed EDF Energy London Eye first by the 160 m (520 ft) in 2006. Further, Singapore Flyer made another world record with the height of 165 m (541 ft). It was built in 2008. It is still known as "the tallest cantilevered observation wheel in the world".


    The Ferris wheel consists 32 sealed and air-conditioned ovoidal passenger capsules which are attached to its external circumference. Each capsule represents one of the London Boroughs. More than 24 people can be accommodated in the capsule easily, who can freely walk around inside the capsule. Seats are also provided to the tourists.

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