Why is the Ferris wheel in London called the Eye?
Why is the London Eye called so? The London Eye is the largest observation wheel in the world, built in 1999 on the south bank of the river Thames in London. Standing 135 metres high, it gives one a panoramic view of London up to 25 kilometres in all directions. Therefore, it’s called London Eye’.
What is the name of the huge modern Ferris wheel overlooking the Thames in downtown London?
Built to mark London’s millennium celebrations in 2000, the London Eye (officially the Coca-Cola London Eye) is Europe’s largest observation wheel. Its individual glass capsules offer the most spectacular views of the city as you embark on a circular tour rising 443 feet above the Thames.
Who owns the London Eye?
Why is the London Eye so famous?
An Unparalleled Experience: The London Eye is the only attraction offering a constantly changing 360 degree perspective of central London. … Gracefully hanging over the river Thames, the London Eye is a feat of design and engineering, the first of its kind and the only cantilevered observation wheel in the world.