Singapore Flyer – World’s Largest Observation Wheel Opens

September 4, 2008 at 7:28 am | Posted in entertainment, History, hotels, Information, tourism, Travel, World | 1 Comment
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Singapore Flyer

Singapore Flyer

Singapore Flyer

The “Singapore Flyer”, the country’s newest observation wheel, opened on Tuesday and is set to rival the London Eye.

The Singapore Flyer stands at around 165 meters tall, and bills itself as the world’s largest giant observation wheel. The London Eye is slightly lower, at around 135 meters. The Singapore Flyer boasts of around 28-capsules each capable of carrying 28 people.

Officials say the wheel is completely different from the London Eye which is built on a three-dimensional structure. Passengers can expect pay 22 US dollars for a 30-minute ride on the new wheel.

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