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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London_Eye

The London Eye is a giant Ferris wheel on the South Bank of the River Thames in London. ... A predecessor to the London Eye, the Great Wheel, was built for the Empire of India Exhibition at Earls Court and opened to the public on 17 July ...

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The London Eye is located in London and when you are on it you get a ... At the time it was built, in 1999, it was the tallest giant wheel in the world, and at ...

www.cntraveler.com/stories/2015-08-10/london-eye-things-you-didnt-know-tourist-attraction

Aug 10, 2015 ... At 443 feet high, the London Eye is currently the fourth-largest Ferris wheel in the world, but it doesn't even crack the top 20 tallest structures in ...

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Nov 24, 2014 ... It took seven years and £75 million to build the London Eye. Construction started in 1998 and the main components of the attraction were built ...

londonist.com/london/history/london-eye-trivia

Jan 17, 2017 ... The London Eye was preceded by The Great Wheel, a 40-car ferris wheel built for the Empire of India Exhibition at Earls Court. The Great ...

www.visitbritainshop.com/usa/articles/10-things-you-didnt-know-about-the-london-eye

The London Eye is not a Ferris wheel. It's the world's tallest cantilevered observation wheel. 2. Supermodel Kate Moss has been on the London Eye 25 times ...

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Feb 1, 2013 ... Here are some facts about the London Eye, the massive Ferris wheel built on the banks of River Thames in 1999. From the top of the London ...

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At 135m, Coca-Cola London Eye is the world's largest cantilevered observation wheel. It was conceived and designed by Marks Barfield Architects and was ...

www.ilovejourneys.com/top-10-facts-about-the-london-eye

Oct 22, 2014 ... The London eye is 135 meters tall, and it has a diameter of 120 meters. When it was built, in 1999, it was the tallest Ferris wheel in the world.