The London Eye is a giant ferris wheel on the south bank of the River Thames in London. The wheel is 135m tall and has a diameter of 120m. When the wheel was erected in 1999 it was the tallest ferris wheel in the world. Now, however, it remains the tallest ferris wheel in Europe. It is the most popular paid tourist attraction in the UK with some 3.5 m visitors each year.
How to get to London Eye by train
Take the London Underground or the national rail network to London Waterloo and the London Eye is a 5 minute walk away.
London Eye Address: Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, Greater London, SE1 7PB