Fly the London eye!

CHEAP TICKETS available to EC Brighton students to fly the London eye – £17.00 p/ticket! Only 10 tickets available, talk to Simone in the office behind reception, first-come first-served!

A ticket includes:

  • 30-minute rotation
  • Samsung interactive capsule guides
  • Entry to 4D cinema experience

A few interesting facts:

– The London Eye is a giant Ferris wheel  (also known as an observation wheel or big wheel) on the South Bank of the River Thames.

– The entire structure is 135 metres (443 ft) tall and the wheel has a diameter of 120 metres (394 ft).

– It was formally opened by the then Prime Minister, Tony Blair,  on 31 December 1999.

– It is the tallest Ferris wheel in Europe , and the most popular paid tourist attraction in the United Kingdom , visited by over 3.5 million people annually.

– When erected in 1999 it was the tallest Ferris wheel in the world, until surpassed first by the 160 m (520 ft) Star Of Nanchang  in 2006 and then the 165 m (541 ft) Singapore Flyer in 2008.

London eye

 

 

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