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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 ...

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 ...

primaryfacts.com/665/10-london-eye-facts

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 ...

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 ...

www.softschools.com/facts/europe/london_eye_facts/2196

The London Eye is a giant Ferris wheel located along the River Thames in ... of India Exhibition took place in London, for which the Great Wheel was built.

adventure.howstuffworks.com/london-eye1.htm

The main components of the London Eye were built offsite. Once they were completed, barges transported them piece by piece up the River Thames to the ...

theculturetrip.com/europe/united-kingdom/england/london/articles/the-history-of-the-london-eye-in-1-minute

Nov 14, 2016 ... The London Eye, also known as the Millennium Wheel, located on ... thus now the only wheel in the world to have ever been built over water.