Las Vegas Welcomes The World’s Tallest Ferris Wheel

London Eye has become an old thing of sorts now, the newest script in terms of Ferris wheel has been written by Las Vegas. It has welcomed the tallest Ferris wheel in the world.

The riders are all very excited and waiting for their turns to hop on to the skyline-changing Las Vegas Strip observation wheel which is considered to be the tallest in the world. In the ceremony that was held this Monday at 11:30 am, the wheel was introduced by the Caesars Entertainment Corporation that was also responsible for its construction.  It is measured at 550 foot and around 550 million dollars were spent in its making. It is situated at the heart of the glittery Strip resort corridor.

tallest Ferris wheel opens in Las Vegas

The Ferris style wheel has as many as 28 glass enclosed gondolas that are air conditioned. They can accommodate as many as 40 people in them. The wheel would revolve for 30 minutes and in this time, the wheel would take the full revolution. The tickets are costing 24.95 dollars for the daytime and if you want to sneak in the night, it would cost as much as 34.95 USD.

tallest Ferris wheel opens in Las Vegas

The height of the London Eye is measured at 443 feet as compared to the 541 feel Singapore flyer. Compared to both these giants, the Ferris wheel installed in Las Vegas measures 550 feet. However, a group in New York has vowed to construct Ferris wheel on the Staten Island which would be as tall as 625 feet. It would possess the view of the Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan Skyline.

When the Gaming research director of UNLV Center, Dave Schwartz was contacted by KLAS0TV, he stated that such attractions always attract heavy crowds and high rollers are also having the same credibility.

He added that a lot of money can be made on the attractions like High roller because of the buzz in the people. Hence, all the companies are now on track for building these attractions. This is turning out to be very effective for the companies indeed since the tickets for the first ride on the Ferris Wheel of Las Vegas have already been pre-booked.


People always have an inclination towards the skyline towers or the high rollers that can offer a great view of the city/town. For the couples, its no less than a retreat to spend the evening on the Ferris Wheel and enjoy the view of the town with some romance. This is one of the bigger reasons why the London Eye is so popular with the tourists as well as the locals because it’s a great way to escape the regular life and dive into the beauty of London by having some magnificent views of the city.

There is a huge hype associated with the Ferris wheel in the industry and the company is capitalizing on this hype and making people curious. We will have to wait and see how it fares at the market though.

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