Ferris wheel is a big wheel or a giant wheel which rotates upright. It is the best thing when it comes to adventure or enjoyment. An amusement park without a Ferris wheel never gives a fulfillment.
Let’s see here the 10 most famous Ferris Wheels in the world.
Tianjin Eye Ferris Wheel, China
Tianjin Eye is the only giant wheel in the world that was built over a bridge (Yongle) which is 394ft tall.
It has 48 capsules, each able to carry 8 persons and it takes around 30 minutes to complete a rotation.
Singapore Flyer, Singapore
It is a master piece of urban architecture and engineering which is 541ft tall.
It lasts approximately 32 minutes to complete a trip and you can also get spectacular views over Singapore Marina Bay.
Star of Nanchang, Nanchang, China
It is a second tallest Ferris wheel in the world which is 525 ft tall. The Star of Nanchang has 60 gondolas, each carrying up to 8 passengers. A single rotation takes approximately 30 minutes.
Cosmo Clock 21, Yokohama, Japan
It is the world’s largest clock style Ferris wheel located in Yokohama Cosmo world which is 112.5m tall.
It takes 15mins to complete one lap.
Pacific Park Wheel, Santa Monica, California
The world’s only solar-powered Ferris wheel gives visitors a panoramic view of the Southern California coastline from more than 40 meters (130 ft) above the Santa Monica Pier and looks directly out on the Pacific Ocean.
Wiener Riesenrad, Vienna. Austria
Riesenrad is the oldest wheel still operating in the world.It is one of Vienna‘s most popular tourist attractions which is 212ft tall.
Niagara SkyWheel, Niagara, Canada
It is the Unique sightseeing and breathtaking views of the Niagara Falls Towering 175 ft over the Niagara Falls horizon.
From this vantage point, you will be treated to memorable views of the Horseshoe and American Falls and the Niagara River Niagara Parks.
London Eye, London, UK
London Eye is the most popular tourist attraction in the United Kingdom. It is 443 ft tall.
It is located on the South Bank of the River Thames in London
The Wonder Wheel, Coney Island, New York City
The wonder wheel is the eccentric wheel located at Deno’s wonder wheel amusement park which is 150ft tall.
High Roller, Las Vegas, USA
High Roller is a Ferris wheel with sweeping 360-degree views of the Las Vegas Valley and The Strip, the wheel takes 30 minutes to complete one revolution.