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Singapore Flyer Ferris Wheel

 
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Distance from city center: 0.7mi
tibi60's pictureby tibi60 Family & Fun travel tip
added on the 30th of September, 2010
Ferris Wheels are usually found in amusement parks, but in Singapore they are an attraction in their own right. The Singapore Flyer Ferris Wheel is officially the tallest of its kind in the world, and it functions as an observatory from the top of which you can see the entire city, and beyond.

The wheel has 28 capsules (with air conditioning!), each of them capable of holding up to 28 passengers, much more than a standard-fare Ferris wheel. From the higest point of the wheel, you can see the entire city of Singapore, plus Batam and Bintam, two Indonesian islands, and a bit of the Malaysian state of Johor.

The wheel is located on top of a terminal with three stories where there are restaurants, cafes and shops. Fun fact: the wheel used to go counter clockwise, but the direction was changed, as suggested by some Feng Shui masters.

Address:
30 Raffles Ave, Singapore 039803

Price:
Adults: $29.50
Children: $20.65

On the web:
http://www.singaporeflyer.com/

 
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