Five Amazing Facts About London Eye on #TravelTuesday -
  • It's a misunderstanding that London Eye is a Ferris wheel. Actually, it's the tallest cantilevered wheel to observe complete London.
  • The real number of capsules on the London Eye is 32 but for some superstitious reason, it was numbered from 1-33, eliminating the number 13.
  • The speed of traveling capsules is 26cm per second which is twice as fast as compared to a tortoise sprinting.
  • The number of people each rotation carries is 800 which is equal to 11 London red double decker buses.
  • From the capsule you can see up to 40 kilometres in all directions which is as far as Windsor Castle on a clear day.