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5 attractions you can see from the London Eye

Originally built as a temporary structure to mark the millennium, London's magnificent ferris wheel remains one of the city's best-loved attractions to this day. Here are a few other top landmarks to try spotting from its 135-meter peak!

St. Paul's Cathedral

St. Paul's Cathedral

Look north to see Christopher Wren's crowning achievement. St. Paul's Cathedral was the city's tallest building from 1710 to as recently as 1962!

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace

Over the river to the west is another jewel of London's landmarks. Buckingham Palace is sandwiched between Big Ben and Hyde Park!

Tower of London & Tower Bridge

Tower of London & Tower Bridge

London's most famous bridge and castle can be seen downriver to the east. You'd be able to see Shakespeare's Globe, too, if the Tate Modern wasn't in the way!

Battersea Power Station

Battersea Power Station

London's sights mostly lie north of the river, but some of its more humble are to the south, such as the iconic Battersea Power Station and the Oval Cricket Ground.

Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle

On a clear day you can see as far as Windsor Castle. It's the longest-occupied palace in Europe, and for good reason, too, if it's grand enough to be spotted from 40km away!

Our insider tips

When to visit?

"Check the weather forecast before booking your tickets as the best time of day to visit is when London is least foggy. If you're not too bothered about picking out individual sights, then nighttime offers a completely different spectacle!
On most days of the year the ticket office opens at 9:30AM, with the first rotation beginning at 10:00AM. Closing times vary depending on the season, so be sure to check londoneye.com first!"

How long is it?

One full rotation lasts half an hour.

How to get there?

The London Eye is just a short walk from Embankment tube station, and Waterloo and Charing Cross tube and overground stations. It can also be accessed via the number 77, 211, and 381 bus routes.

Good to know

  • When should I visit?
    The ticket office usually opens at 9:30AM for a 10:00AM start. Closing times vary.
  • Is it expensive?
    Adult tickets start at £29.95, although discounts are available online.
  • Will I need a guide?
    A tour around London with a visit to the London Eye is great! Check out our best-selling tours.
  • How to get there
    The London Eye is a short walk from several tube stations and bus routes.
  • Additional information

    • Day and Night packages are available to see the city twice!

    • Security searches are performed prior to entrance.

What people are saying about London Eye

Skip the line tickets for the London Eye

Don’t miss this activity. A great way to see all of London and an entertaining ride. Skip the line tickets were definitely worth it and the can scan right from your phone. Super easy. You can buy pictures and souvenirs at the shop after and there is a park with playground nearby.

Coca-Cola London Eye Reviewed by Leah, 06/08/2019

It’s really the coolest way to see London

I was a bit shocked at the length of the queue when arriving. In reality the queue moved very quickly and we were soon loaded and lifting gently into the air. Really a pleasant experience affording great views over Westminster. Tip. There were very long queues for toilets at the ticket office. Just down toward lambert bridge there is another toilet facility with no queue

Coca-Cola London Eye Reviewed by David, 06/01/2019

Spectacular view of London from the London eye

We booked online very easily just before 2 hours of riding it. We were ushered into the queue quickly and were into the ride in no time. People here were very polite and smiling. We could see almost all the london must see places (such as the river thames flowing across, big ben tower, etc from the top end of the london eye. A awesome experience !

Coca-Cola London Eye Reviewed by Murthy, 05/24/2019

If you are in London, an experience that you have to live.

If you are in London, an experience that you have to live. Perfect organization and coordination.

Coca-Cola London Eye Reviewed by Esperanza, 04/23/2019

Awesome fun, views breathtaking, memorable

Loved the London Eye. I did it 20 years ago & have been able to bring my children on here to experience it. Was awesome.

Coca-Cola London Eye Reviewed by Kylie, 01/15/2019

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