The world’s biggest Ferris wheel is planned for Dubai..”Dubai Eye”
Dubai is set to build the world’s largest Ferris wheel, nearly 250ft taller than the London Eye, to be completed in 2015.
Called the ‘Dubai Eye’ is set to be 690ft tall, and attract more than three million visitors a year.
The attraction is part of a one billion pound entertainment project called The Bluewaters Island, which was approved today.
The fake island will take two years to build, with the entire project set to finish in 2016.
‘The Dubai Eye will distinctively dominate the Dubai skyline,’ Abdullah Al Habbai, chairman of developers Meraas Holding, told The National.
‘This project will continue to build on the emirate’s reputation as a leader in the global entertainment and retail landscape.’
The first phase of construction will include the island itself, the Dubai Eye and entertainment and retail zones, with low-rise residential buildings set to be added by 2016.
what a surprise that they call it the “eye”.. because thats what it is..the ferris wheel phenomena continues..oh looks..its near water as well..