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Ferris wheel goes round...

Author: 19.10.2017 | travel, rating, entertainment
Except for Russian-speaking countries, nowhere else a round metal attraction is called a devil’s wheel. Named after its creator, Ferris wheel first opened panorama of Chicago city from 80-meter height in 1893. Since then rotating upright wheels with multiple passenger cabins began to spring up almost in every big city. OUTLOOK offers you to learn about the most impressive observation wheels.

High Roller

Compared to this Ferris wheel, which is considered to be the world’s tallest (168 m), the first Chicago one is just a shorty (80 m). High Roller was opened recently, late March this year, in Las Vegas. And those unwilling to stand in long queues may pay double admission price. The ticket costs $ 25 a day and ten more at night.

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Singapore Flyer 

To ride on the 167-meter Singapore Flyer, one shall allocate 37 minutes and empty pocket for $ 21. However, you will not regret about spent time and money. Singapore Flyer offers view of not only the entire city, but also of the neighbouring islands.

Photo: Panoramio

Star of Nanchang 

The Chinese city of Nanchang is a home for attraction which is only a few meters lower than the previous. However, admission fee is only $ 6.

THE KINGDOM OF ICE AND SNOW IN THE NORTH-EASTERN CHINA

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London eye 

One of the main characters in the photographs of the British capital is the London Eye wheel. To avoid long queues, one should pre-book a ticket on the official site. In addition, it will give the opportunity to get 10% discount for the half-hour ride worth $ 30.

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Santa Monica Pie

The lowest Ferris wheel in our ranking is only 40 meters high, but its peculiarity is that it is the world's first eco-friendly wheel: it is partially recharged by solar energy. This entertainment costs $ 5.

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Big-O 

Japanese city of Tokyo is a home for extraordinary observation wheel which has no central metal frame. Through the open space lies path of one of the most extreme roller coasters which reaches speed up to 130 km per hour. Price per ticket for the Big-O is $ 6.

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Cosmo Clock 21

Another city of the country of rising sun, Yokohama, hosts Ferris wheel which also serves as a huge luminous clock. Trip of 15 minutes will cost $ 8.

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Tianjin Eye

Chinese Tianjin Eye is claimed to be the only such wheel to have been constructed over a bridge that stretched across a local Hai River. One can enjoy a ride on a unique wheel for just $ 5.

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