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  London Eye - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Structurally, the rim of the Eye is supported by tie rods and resembles a huge spoked bicycle wheel, and was depicted as such in a poster advertising a charity cycle race.
The Eye was opened by British Prime Minister Tony Blair on 31 December 1999, although it was not opened to the public until March 2000 because of technical problems.
The London Eye is the source of the transmission of a signal by the Nestene Consciousness.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/London_Eye   (1215 words)

 LONDON EYE (Millennium Observation Wheel) - An aerial view of London Home Page
A TOUR of London these days is not complete without a visit to the London Eye situated on the South Bank of the River Thames close to Waterloo Station.
The Eye was officially opened by British Prime Minister, Tony Blair, on December 31, 1999, although it was not opened to the public until March 2000.
Behind the Eye is County Hall built in 1933, former headquarters of the London County Council.
www.angelfire.com /oz/colinday/londoneye/index.html   (1134 words)

 London City UK
There are other definitions of "London" for special purposes, such as the London postal district; the area covered by the telephone area code 020; the area accessible by public transport using a Transport for London Travelcard; the area delimited by the M25 orbital motorway; the Metropolitan Police district; and the London commuter belt.
The British Airways London Eye, sometimes called the Millennium Wheel, is the first-built and largest observation wheel in the world (a type of or evolution on the Ferris wheel), and has been since its opening at the end of 1999.
Because of its prominence on the skyline, the London Eye is often used as part of an "establishing" shot to place the viewers in modern-day London.
www.london-city-uk.com   (4317 words)

 London Attractions | London Attractions @ London Discount Hotel - London hotels at discount prices.
London is one of the Europe's most exciting cities, attracting visitors from all over the world and like to to introduce you to London and give you some tips you'll find useful when visiting London for business and for leisure.
London’s most famous landmark, which towers of the city of London, Big Ben is not the clock tower but the largest bell which strikes the hour.
London Eye is situated on the South Bank of the River Thames and is a approximately five minutes walking distance from Waterloo tube station.
www.london-discount-hotel.com /london_attractions_1   (2035 words)

 London Eye | The Millenium Wheel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Structurally, the Eye resembles a huge spoked bicycle wheel, and was depicted as such in a poster advertising a charity cycle race.
The Eye was opened by British Prime Minister Tony Blair on December 31, 1999, although it was not opened to the public until March 2000 because of technical problems.
Facing the Houses of Parliament across the Thames, the London Eye sweeps the skyline at 443 feet.
www.londoneyemillenniumwheel.com   (1185 words)

 The London Eye
Built as part of the year 2000 millenium celebrations the London Eye seems to have captured the imagination of visitors to London and is arguably now the most popular attraction.
The London Eye is by Westminster Bridge on the other side of the river to Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament.
There is a spacious patch of grass by the London Eye which would be nice on a good day if it wasn't so crowded, there wasn't so much rubbish and fast food vendors selling overpriced merchandise.
www.londontoolkit.com /whattodo/londoneye.htm   (370 words)

 London Eye   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
I had very little time in London -- was on an 18 hour layover en route to New York and had pre-booked a flight on the London Eye.
As we were staying out of London and South East Trains wanted £40 for 3 return tickets (Waterloo to Egham) we decided to take the car.
The London Transport Museum is in Covent Garden, we watched an entertainer juggle knives over a boy who was lying down on the floor.
duchs.com /travel/uk/england/london/attractions/London_Eye   (808 words)

 London Eye on AboutBritain.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Standing proud in London's Jubilee Gardens, on the South Bank of the River Thames the British Airways' London Eye, is a focal point of the Nation's celebration of the New Century.
The Wheel is the largest of its kind ever to be built, at a height of 135m (450feet) and 1600 tonnes, it is a new landmark for London, to mark the new Millennium.
Three years of work went into the London Eye project, planning permission had to be granted, feasibility studies undertaken, financial consultations and all the groundwork needed to get the giant Wheel designed and built.
www.aboutbritain.com /LondonEye.htm   (901 words)

 London Eye Yoga Classes — Carpe Diem Yoga Classes on the London Eye
With London Eye yoga classes members of the public have a unique opportunity to learn yoga whilst taking in a 360 degree view of London.
Proceeds from the London Eye yoga event will be donated to the West London Special Yoga Centre, which is devoted to helping children with special needs.
The London Eye yoga classes are the first of a series of events being held throughout London for Carpe Diem Yoga Week.
www.viewlondon.co.uk /london-eye-yoga-classes_index.html   (308 words)

 london laser eye surgery: laser eye clinic london, england, uk - Optimax
The Optimax London clinic opened in 1992 and over 45,000 Epi-LASEK and LASIK eye correction treatments have been performed to date.
Your consultation and treatment is carried out by the same highly experienced eye doctor to ensure continuity and maintain the highest possible standards of care before, during and after your treatment.
The Optimax London clinic is between Finchley Road Tube station and the the O2 Centre but on the opposite side of the road.
www.optimax.co.uk /clinic_locations/uk_eye_clinic_london/london.html   (419 words)

 BBC NEWS | England | London | The history of the London Eye
The London Eye is the largest, and arguably the most famous, observation wheel in the world.
And the architects of London's bid for the 2012 Olympics are hoping that the site will be one of the examples of British enterprise that secures their success.
In an indication of the London Eye's elevated status among the UK's tourist attractions, the news prompted the Conservative party to suggest that London's Olympic bid could be damaged if it was forced to close.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/england/london/4569123.stm   (801 words)

 A London Tourist Guide London Eye - London Attractions
Opened in 2000 to honour the millennium, the London Eye is the world's biggest observation wheel.
The London Eye has become one of the top London attractions and has established itself as part of the capital's skyline, visible from all over the city.
The London Eye offers some of the best views of the capital, from 135 meters up you can see Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, London Aquarium, Tate Modern, St Paul's Cathedral and many other of London's attractions and from the Eye you have easy access to all these attractions.
www.londonvisions.com /am_britishairwayslondoneye.htm   (102 words)

 London Eye - LondonHotels.in   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This famous landmark, gently dominating the city skyline, is the largest observation wheel in the world as well as one of the most visually, appealing structures of modern times.
The London Eye, sponsored by British Airways, offers a flight with a difference and rewards its passengers with a perspective of the city, previously unseen, except via helicopter.
The London Eye regrets that it is unable to accept heavy items of luggage, briefcases or laptop computers.
www.londonhotels.in /wiki/index.php/London_Eye   (324 words)

 Architecture of the London Eye - Westminster, England
The London Eye's parents were the advertising and tourism industries, and turns under the logos of its corporate sponsors.
Whatever you call it, the London Eye is the largest one in the world, at 450 feet and weighing 1,600 tons.
Thanks to the modern media, and the turn-of-the-century celebration held December 31, 1999 that was broadcast around the world, the London Eye has become at least as famous as another landmark Ferris wheel: the Prater in Vienna.
www.glasssteelandstone.com /UK/England/London/LondonEye.html   (552 words)

 'Spiderman' climbs London Eye
Starved of entertainment in their violence-racked city, many Baghdad residents are turning to food as one of their few remaining pleasures.
London - A divorced father demanding access to his daughter scaled the London Eye Ferris wheel on Saturday dressed as Spiderman.
BA said the London Eye would remain closed until Chick came down.
www.news24.com /News24/World/News/0,,2-10-1462_1587657,00.html   (254 words)

 London Eye
London architects David Marks and Julia Barfield made the first drawing of the London Eye on their South London kitchen table in 1993.
London Eye is literally the way the world sees London.
The British Airways London Eye half-hour ride costs around $25 for adults and $15 for children.
getaway.ninemsn.com.au /article.aspx?id=17778   (409 words)

 Mayor of London - New Year
Up to 250,000 people are estimated to have watched the New Year's Eve fireworks and lighting display at the British Airways London Eye, organised by the Mayor of London, with Visit London.
The spectacular fireworks marking the start of the New Year were visible over much of central London, and were also broadcast live on BBC1.
Images of people who have contributed to the life of the capital over the last twelve months, unsung London heroes as well as celebrities, were projected on to the Shell Building, next to the London Eye.
www.london.gov.uk /mayor/newyearseve/index.jsp   (150 words)

 British Airways London Eye
Disabled guests: The London Eye has full disabled access both on to the Eye and to use all the facilities inside County Hall.
You must call the London Eye customer service at least 48 hours prior to the day you wish to take your flight to reserve the date and time.
British Airways London Eye welcomes children of all ages, but please note that an adult (aged over 18 years) must accompany any children under 16.
www.affiliate.viator.com /brochure/product_show.jsp?ID=1010&PRODUCTID=1016&CODE=2988LONDONEYE&AUID=2210   (841 words)

 LondonTown.com | Popular London Attractions | London Hotel and Vacation Experts
At the new BFI London IMAX Cinema you can be transported from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of outer space, via 3D and 2D films.
This is the official London residence of the Queen and you can visit the magnificent State Rooms, where over the centuries, the wealthy and the powerful have walked.
London Zoo is one of the world's most famous zoos and is home to over 12,000 animals.
www.londontown.com /London/Attractions   (1351 words)

 London Eye - Sightseeing National Shopping at dooyoo.co.uk
Officially, the "British Airways London Eye", it is a giant ferris wheel situated on the south side of the Thames at Waterloo.
During a recent couple of days in London, we decided to take a trip on the London Eye and see what all the fuss is about.
We duly arrived at County Hall, which is the building next to the London Eye, at 9am and actually managed to be fourth in the queue which meant we’d be on one of the very first capsules to go up that day.
www.dooyoo.co.uk /sightseeing-national/london-eye   (300 words)

 London Taxi Tour guide to the London Eye.
The London Eye, also known as the British Airways London Eye It is the world’s largest ferris wheel.
British Airways, the Tussaud’s Group and London architects David Marks and Julia Barfield privately funded the London Eye.
The London Eye is a great experience, I really loved this, but there is one problem there can be very long queues.
www.londontaxitour.com /london-taxi-tour-sights-attractions-london-eye.htm   (204 words)

 Panoramic London Eye   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
We alight near he Mall, and either go via St. James’s Palace to Buckingham Palace, the London residence of Her Majesty the Queen, for the Changing of the Foot Guard; or to Horseguards Parade, to see the Changing of the Household Cavalry.
London’s latest attraction the British Airways London Eye is 450ft tall making it the world’s highest observation wheel and London’s fourth tallest structure.
London's famous streets, churches, palaces and monuments spread out below in a panoramic scene grown up from Roman times - and, on a clear day - views that stretch 25 miles to Windsor Castle.
www.londontheatreticketweb.co.uk /Sightseeing/to_lon_eye4.htm   (698 words)

 London Eye
Over the years London has served its millions of visitors badly when it comes to offering a platform from which to view the great city.
That changed with the launch of two hot air balloons which are permanently tethered to strategic points in Vauxhall and near London Bridge, but better still is that the arrival of the British Airways sponsored London Eye, the world's highest observational wheel now gives visitors to the Capital unrivaled views.
Early predictions are that the Eye will attract 2 million visitors a year for the next five years.
www.our-london.com /sights/london_eye/london_eye.html   (246 words)

 EarthCam - London Cams
London is the capital of England and the U.K., and the largest city in the European Union.
London's population is extremely cosmopolitan, with a diverse range of nationalities, cultures, and religions who speak over 300 different languages.
Open space accounts for nearly a third of London: the city has 143 parks and gardens.
www.earthcam.com /uk/england/london   (190 words)

 southbanklondon.com - world-class theatre, art, music, design and entertainment overlooking the Thames
South Bank C2 The British Airways London Eye is the world’s highest observation wheel offering views across London from 450ft above the Thames.
The wheel was transported in segments along the river and was raised into position in October 1999.
The London Eye will turn continuously, an average of 6000 times each year.
www.southbanklondon.com /south_bank/london_eye.htm   (126 words)

 Dubai eye in London sky
British Airways shed its one-third stake in the giant ferris wheel, which is London’s sixth tallest structure.
Well, Tussauds says it plans to spend 50 million pounds on the London Eye and its surrounding area, and reckons it will create 100 more jobs.
The Tussauds Group, which also operates the famous London waxworks, among other themed attractions, was acquired in March by the Dubai government for 800 million pounds.
www.london-uk.us /london-sightseeing/sightseeing-news/156.aspx   (288 words)

 Volleyball at the London Eye   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
London schoolchildren joined in the fun and tried their hand at all the different sports as part of the special event, which has been organised as part of Sport England’s new Everyday Sport campaign.
Other sports featured on the BA London Eye include rowing, rugby, mini tennis, table tennis, football and volleyball.
Our partnership with the BA London Eye highlights some of the different sports that are on offer and how people can get active.
www.londonvolleyball.org /LondonEye.htm   (379 words)

 London Eye Tickets and Info
From back when the Romans pitched up at the start of the millennium but one, right up to 1999, London has served its millions of visitors badly when it comes to offering a platform from which to view the great city.
The Eye stands a whopping 135 metres high on the South Bank between Waterloo and Westminster Bridges, right opposite Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament and provides stunning views over central London and beyond.
Disabled guests may board at the base of the Eye on Queen's Walk where the access ramps are located.
www.londonnet.co.uk /ln/guide/about/londoneye.html   (545 words)

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