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LondonEye, путеводитель для урока


Since opening in March 2000 The Merlin Entertainments London Eye has become a symbol of modern Britain. The London Eye is visited by over 3.5 million people a year.

We want The Merlin Entertainments London Eye to be an unforgettable part of your London experience. We’ve got the best prices for London Eye tickets including 10% discounts if you book your London Eye flights online. There are some great deals on offer, from standard flights to packages including great London restaurants, hotels, West End theatres and more.

The wheel carries 32 sealed and air-conditioned egg-shaped passenger capsules. Each 10 tonne capsule holds 25 people, who are free to walk around inside the capsule, though seating is provided.

The MerlinEntertainment London Eye is a giant135 metre tall observation wheel situated on the bank of the river Thames in the British capital.


  • wheel — колесо
  • egg-shaped — в форме яйца
  • air-conditioned — вентилируемый
  • metaphor — показатель, признак
  • millennium — столетие
  • observation — обозревание. смотровое

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