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Which is the best viewing area for London fireworks?

Which is the best viewing area for London fireworks?

The Shard. When considering vantage points in London, the building that comes to mind instantly has to be the tallest in the city. The Shard’s Aqua Shard restaurant on the 31st floor offers a 270-degree view of the London skyline, making it the perfect place to get that panoramic view of the firework display.

Can you watch the New Years fireworks from the London Eye?

no view to the london eye, but directly to the tower Bridge (during the night very beautiful iluminated) and the Hilton Hotel on the south side of the -thames River. London has free travel on New Years eve and the London eye can be seen from outside Embankment Station. However, New Years is now a ticketed event.

Where are the fireworks in London on New Years Eve?

Fireworks explode around the London Eye during New Year’s celebrations in central London just after midnight. Many have complained about the amount of smoke caused by the display The city’s annual New Year’s Eve fireworks display was sold out, with around 100,000 revellers packed into the streets around Victoria Embankment.

Where did the New Year’s Eve fireworks come from?

Around 2,000 fireworks set off during the display were fired from the London Eye, with the remainder coming from barges moored in a central location along the River Thames.

Why was there smoke in London on New Years Eve?

Some said it was a ‘blurred smoke fest’ while others claimed ‘damp air’ caused problems with visibility London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s office has blamed the weather after Britons complained of difficulties watching the the capital’s New Year’s Eve fireworks display amid claims it was a ‘smoke fest’.

Why did BBC film Fireworks from back of London Eye?

Due to this problem during the display, the cameras used in the BBC’s coverage kept filming the fireworks from the back of the London Eye and also zooming into it. More information regarding the current outbreak of Covid-19, and the event, is due to be released later in the year (2020). Since 2011–12, themes have been introduced with the displays: