The London Eye, London, England – Video Episode 48

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Visit The London Eye (also known as the Millennium Wheel or the British Airways London Eye) with the Amateur Traveler: This video shows a view of and from the London Eye as well as a few of the sites near the London Eye like the Parliamentary Clock Tower (Big Ben) and the statue to Queen Bodica. London eye tickets start at 17 pounds for adults but offer a good view of Westminster, the Themes and that general area. At 443 ft, the London Eye is the largest Ferris wheel in Europe (The world’s tallest Ferris wheel is in Singapore – the Singapore Flyer). The London Eye revolves once each half-hour so you get a slow leisurely view.

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Chris Christensen

by Chris Christensen

Chris Christensen is the creator of the Amateur Traveler blog and podcast. He has been a travel creator since 2005 and has won awards including being named the "Best Independent Travel Journalist" by Travel+Leisure Magazine.

3 Responses to “The London Eye, London, England – Video Episode 48”


Great shots of London. I didn’t know that the London Eye rotates very slowly. Interesting…London is a fabulous city. They’ve gotten a bit “crazy” lately with implementing some strict guidelines for taking photographs, but hopefully they’ll snap out of it!

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The construction of the London Eye was a reall fantastic feat of engineering. Even for the Londoners, the Eye is a great way of admiring the diversity of the London landscape

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