Suzhou Ferris Wheel

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Suzhou Ferris Wheel
Suzhou Ferris Wheel at night
General information
Town or citySuzhou, Jiangsu
Coordinates31°18′59″N 120°42′30″E / 31.3162939°N 120.7084501°E / 31.3162939; 120.7084501Coordinates: 31°18′59″N 120°42′30″E / 31.3162939°N 120.7084501°E / 31.3162939; 120.7084501
Height120 metres (394 ft)

Suzhou Ferris Wheel is a 120-metre (394 ft) tall giant Ferris wheel on the east bank of Jinji Lake in Suzhou, Jiangsu, China. It has 60 passenger cabins, a maximum capacity of 300 passengers, and takes approximately 20 minutes to complete each revolution.[1][2]

Suzhou Ferris Wheel was completed in 2009. It is one of four 120 m Ferris wheels in China, the other three being Changsha Ferris Wheel (completed 2004), Tianjin Eye (completed 2008), and Zhengzhou Ferris Wheel (completed 2003). The only Chinese Ferris wheel with a greater height is the 160-metre (525 ft) Star of Nanchang, which opened in 2006.[3]