Jump to content
Join the Unexplained Mysteries community today! It's free and setting up an account only takes a moment.
- Sign In or Create Account -

Record-breaking ferris wheel opens in Dubai

Still Waters

Recommended Posts

Posted (IP: Staff) ·

Dubai officially opened the world's largest and tallest ferris wheel on Thursday, as part of an initiative to bolster the city's status as a major tourism hub. It's known as the "Dubai Eye" and stands at 250m.


00:23 Video

  • Like 2
Link to comment
Share on other sites


I'd go for it if it wasn't in one of the most hostile climates on the planet.  Oh yeah, and it gets REALLY HOT there too ;)

Link to comment
Share on other sites

they are going for records,  tallest building in the world, the only indoor ski mountains, highest number of car crashes per car with no alcohol involved, and now this.  

Edited by aztek
  • Haha 1
Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • 4 weeks later...

We can ballpark 250 meters at 750 feet.  Military parachute gums for training are normally done at 1250 feet.  This ferris wheel is high enough to easily qualify for making a combat jump.

I’ll skip the ride being a former paratrooper.  If something breaks you could really be jammed up.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    • No registered users viewing this page.