World’s Largest Ferris Wheel Record in Las Vegas Will Defeated by NYC and Dubai
The world’s largest Ferris Wheel called High Roller is the attraction for the people of all ages. Located in Fabulous Las Vegas, the largest Ferris Wheel height is 550 feet with diameter 520 feet. This Ferris Wheel is the center of attraction along with places like The Mirage. Currently, this High Roller holds the Guinness record for the largest observation. It was opened to the public on March 31, 2014. This world’s largest Ferris Wheel was built by the Caesars Entertainment Corporation, the Linq with cost up to $550 Million.
It is open on all days from noon to midnight. Las Vegas High Roller has got 28 transparent pods, fully air-conditioned and 40 persons can go for a ride in one pod for 30 minutes. It’s not only offer a ride, but it also offers best view of the Las Vegas. People can have a panoramic view of the downtown Las Vegas, and the glittering of lights at night gives additional beauty which is worth to see.
To ride this largest Ferris Wheel, people can booked the tickets online. The standard day time ticket is $21.95 and night time ticket is $36.95. There are no age restrictions, and it has the wheel-chair ramp for persons with disabilities. Children 12 and under are free. There is also a special discount available for military.
However, New York City and Dubai has planned to build another largest Ferris Wheel and defeated the record of High Roller Las Vegas.
New York City planned to build 630-feet Ferris Wheel near the Staten Island Ferry terminal. Every year, two million tourists ride the Staten Island Ferry, and yet most of them never leave the terminal. A groundbreaking ceremony was held in April 2015, and workers have begun laying the foundation for the wheel. When it opens for business, it will carry as many as 1,440 riders and be visible across New York Harbor. New York Ferris Wheel scheduled to open for public in early 2017.
Meanwhile, Dubai planned to build another largest Ferris Wheel with 690-feet. The world’s largest Ferris wheel is starting to take shape on Bluewaters Island development, off the coast of Dubai’s Jumeirah Beach Residence. It will include 48 luxury capsules that can hold up to 1,400 visitors and offer views of Dubai’s iconic landmarks such as Burj Al Arab, Palm Jumeirah and Burj Khalifa, according to Meeras. The project expected to be completed by 2016.
If Dubai has completed the project of the largest Ferris Wheel by 2016, then NYC goal to break the record of High Roller Las Vegas will be vanished.