Giant Wheel Project In Amaravati With A Cost Of Rs 439.37 Crore

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Representational Image: By Jeremy Thompson from United States of America (Cedar Point 085) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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)LocationCountry
1High Roller167.6 (550)Las Vegas, NevadaUS
2Singapore Flyer165 (541)Marina Centre, Downtown CoreSingapore
3Star of Nanchang160 (525)Nanchang, JiangxiChina
4London Eye135 (443)South Bank, Lambeth, LondonUK
5Redhorse Osaka Wheel123 (404)Expocity, Suita, OsakaJapan
6Orlando Eye122 (400)Orlando, FloridaUS
7Sky Dream Fukuoka120 (394)Evergreen Marinoa, Fukuoka, KyūshūJapan
8Zhengzhou Ferris Wheel120 (394)Century Amusement Park, HenanChina
9Changsha Ferris Wheel120 (394)Changsha, HunanChina
10Melbourne Star120 (394)Docklands, MelbourneAustralia


Tags: AP Chief Minister Mr. N Chandrababu Naidu, Amaravati News, Andhra News

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