Name:208m Ferris Wheel
Located in the northern area of Beijing Chaoyang park, the Beijing great wheel project was designed by the Dutch company which also designed the famous giant observation wheel,the London Eye. With the investment of nearly $99 million, it has a ground height of 208 meters, and the diameter of the wheel is about 198 meters. 48 capsules are installed on the rim of the giant observation wheel, and each can carry up to 40 passengers. The Beijing great wheel is the highest in the world among similar buildings, and will become a landmark sightseeing building in Beijing when completed.
|Type:||Spokes, friction wheel drive|
|Total high:||208 m|
|Maximum linear speed:||12m/min|
|Capsule:||48 (rotary type)|
The capsule is rotary type, with ultra-luxurious internal decoration, video playing, internal air-conditioning, lighting decoration, wireless inter phone, background music, fire extinguisher, automatic opening and closing, etc.