Amaravati is adding an eye-catching tourist attraction, in the form of a huge wheel which costs Rs. 439.37 crores. that can take more than 1,000 people on a ride 550 feet into the sky over the city’s famed Strip. The construction of the wheel and its design will be completed by Euro Destination and Fabi group (Italy based). This wheel will replicate historic Buddha Chakra. AP Chief Minister Mr. N Chandrababu Naidu would like to build a wheel similar to the most famous giant wheel, High Roller in Las Vegas, USA which is 167.6 meter. After the construction, Buddha Chakra will be the World’s largest giant wheel.
Mr. Naidu, named the giant wheel as ‘Amaravati Buddha Chakra’.
The Tallest Ferris Wheels In The World
|Rank||Height m (ft)||Location||Country|
|1||High Roller||167.6 (550)||Las Vegas, Nevada||US|
|2||Singapore Flyer||165 (541)||Marina Centre, Downtown Core||Singapore|
|3||Star of Nanchang||160 (525)||Nanchang, Jiangxi||China|
|4||London Eye||135 (443)||South Bank, Lambeth, London||UK|
|5||Redhorse Osaka Wheel||123 (404)||Expocity, Suita, Osaka||Japan|
|6||Orlando Eye||122 (400)||Orlando, Florida||US|
|7||Sky Dream Fukuoka||120 (394)||Evergreen Marinoa, Fukuoka, Kyūshū||Japan|
|8||Zhengzhou Ferris Wheel||120 (394)||Century Amusement Park, Henan||China|
|9||Changsha Ferris Wheel||120 (394)||Changsha, Hunan||China|
|10||Melbourne Star||120 (394)||Docklands, Melbourne||Australia|