The Tientsin Eye’s full name is the Yongle Bridge Tientsin Eye, which connects Hebei District and Hongqiao District across the Haihe River. It is a Ferris wheel for cross-river construction and bridge-wheel integration. It has both sightseeing and transportation functions. The Tientsin Eye is a rare ferris wheel from where you can overlook the scenery on the bridge and it is one of Tianjin’s landmarks. Every night when the lights are on, the colorful lights of the Tientsin Eye are soft and beautiful.
The Tientsin Eye has a diameter of 110 meters, and 48 360-degree transparent cockpits are mounted on the outside of the wheel. Each cockpit can seat 8 people and can accommodate 384 people for sightseeing at the same time. The Tientsin Eye takes 28 minutes to make a full revolution.
The Yongle Bridge Tientsin Eye is magnificent and majestic from a distance during the day. At night, when the neon lights up, it becomes a beautiful scenery on the Haihe River, attracting visitors coming here. There are generally two ways to play the Tianjin Eye, ride or take photos from a distance. The ride on the Ferris wheel is 70 yuan per person. If you want to enjoy it alone, you can also spend 400 yuan to pack a cabin. The Tientsin Eye cabin is air-conditioned, so you can slowly and comfortably watch the surrounding scenery, especially after dark at night, it is shocking.
If you want to shoot the Tientsin Eye, the best location is on the King Kong Bridge on the south side of the Ferris wheel. Standing on the bridge, the River Mouth of three rivers is in front of your eyes, and the soft Tientsin Eye is in front of you, with beautiful buildings on both sides of the Haihe River.