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The EDF Energy London Eye (commonly the London Eye, or Millennium Wheel, formerly the Merlin Entertainments London Eye and before that, the British Airways London Eye) is a giant 135-metre (443 ft) tall Ferris wheel situated on the banks of the River Thames in the English capital. Since 20 January 2011, it has been officially known as the EDF Energy London Eye following a three-year sponsorship deal.

It is the tallest Ferris wheel in Europe, and the most popular paid tourist attraction in the United Kingdom, visited by over 3.5 million people annually. When erected in 1999, it was the tallest Ferris wheel in the world, until surpassed first by the 160 m (520 ft) Star of Nanchang in 2006, and then the 165 m (541 ft) Singapore Flyer in 2008. It is still described by its operators as "the world's tallest cantilevered observation wheel" (as the wheel is supported by an A-frame on one side only, unlike the Nanchang and Singapore wheels).

The London Eye is located at the western end of Jubilee Gardens, on the South Bank of the River Thames in the London Borough of Lambeth in England, between Westminster Bridge and Hungerford Bridge. The site is adjacent to that of the former Dome of Discovery, which was built for the Festival of Britain in 1951.

Faubion, yokopakumayoko Francesco, Lorenzo Kjell Salmonson, Henk Bouwers and 34 other people have particularly liked this photo


37 comments - The latest ones
╰☆☆June☆☆╮
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3 years ago.
Pierre Florisoone
Pierre Florisoone
Impressionnant !!
3 years ago.
Peter Gancarčik
Peter Gancarčik
Nice, and a different view point too.
3 years ago.
Katja
Katja
come on... take a ride
3 years ago.
Don Sutherland
Don Sutherland
Outstanding photo.

A Terrific Image!!
Thanks for Posting in
The Hawk's Aerie!!
3 years ago.
Rambonp
Rambonp
Excellent capture !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

" Wishes for Happy weekend"
3 years ago.
Farlang
Farlang
Wonderful details and shot. Greetings, Heinz
3 years ago.
Danielle
Danielle
Très Impressionnant…….
3 years ago.
Stormlizard
Stormlizard
Yes, I have a PPS show about this wheel.

There several very large ones in Japan, one in Yokohama and one in Kurashiki above the Great Sato Bridge.
3 years ago.
DinosaursAreNotDead
DinosaursAreNotDead
awesome shot, June.
Have a great weekend! :)
3 years ago.
Zsuzsa
Zsuzsa
Fantastic!
3 years ago.
Horizon 36
Horizon 36
Awesome shot...well done June.
3 years ago.
Larry Drummond
Larry Drummond
It sure is impressive but you wouldn't get me on it !!
3 years ago.
William Sutherland
William Sutherland
Outstanding capture!

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3 years ago.
Belleuse
Belleuse
Excellent composition, dear June ! Have a happy weeeknd , my friend ! :-)
3 years ago.
Bernadette
Bernadette
Splendid!
3 years ago.
ctofcsco
ctofcsco
Beautiful capture! Well done!

Thank you for posting your lovely image in the VPU Group

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3 years ago.
cammino
cammino
Very well composed shot.
3 years ago.
Esther
Esther
A great ride.
3 years ago.
Fogline
Fogline
beautiful busy image
3 years ago.
Bram van Broekhoven
Bram van Broekhoven
Beautiful perspective, very nice lines and photo
3 years ago.
efejota
efejota
Good frame
3 years ago.
Mido
Mido
impressionnant !!
bon début de semaine june.
bisous.
3 years ago.
Trudy Tuinstra
Trudy Tuinstra
very well done! Have a nice week!
3 years ago.
Mackedwars
Mackedwars
Tiene que verse Londres de maravilla desde ahi. Gran foto June. Eduardo.
3 years ago.
vero
vero
spectaculaire, une photo superbe June, bisous Véronique extraordinaire prise,
3 years ago.
Dave Hilditch
Dave Hilditch
Lovely image, June. I was there just a few days ago!

This Lovely image was viewed in my favourite group
Thank you for posting in Vigilant Photographers Unite
3 years ago.
Jaap van 't Veen
Jaap van 't Veen
Beautifully captured with a well chosen pov.
3 years ago.
Maria Mickle
Maria Mickle
wow!!!
3 years ago.
Roger Whitehead
Roger Whitehead
Intricately interwoven shapes and sharp colours. Nice.
3 years ago.
ctofcsco
ctofcsco
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2 years ago.
yokopakumayoko Francesco
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2 years ago.
Swetlana Hasenjäger
Swetlana Hasenjäger
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2 years ago.
yokopakumayoko Francesco
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2 years ago.
William Sutherland
William Sutherland
Your beautiful capture is greatly admired

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2 years ago.
Tractacus
Tractacus
A bit more successful than the Millenium Dome, then...
9 months ago.