Friday, August 13, 2010

The London Eye, UK Tourism

The London Eye, UK Tourism
The London Eye is one of the important places in London, which every tourists like to visit. It was opened in the year 2000 in the month of March. This is one of the most admired paid tourist place in UK. Every year more than 4 million people visit here. It is situated very near to Waterloo tube station. The other underground stations are within the walking distance are Embankment, Westminster and Charring. The height of London Eye is 135 m/443 ft. height and the weight is 2100 tones.
London Eye during Christmas
The London Eye Wheel has 32 capsules attached to it and it travels in a speed of 26cm per second. Every 30 minutes, the capsule rotate and you can view the superb and beautiful locations up to 40 k.m. in all directions. For group bookings, special packages are also available. This theme park is function on all days except Christmas Day (25th December) and from January 11 to 20 January. During Christmas Eve they work 10 am to 5.30 pm. The Ticket Price is as follows: For Adults in the age of 16 years and above £18.90, child age group 4-15 years £11.25, Senior citizen 60 years and above £15.60 and children below four years are admitted free of cost.

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