Top Observation Wheels in the World

hong kong observation wheel at dawn

Who doesn’t love to be blown away by the view of a city? Being able to see a city from above can create great memories and also fantastic photo opportunities. Observation wheels are dotted all around the world with all offering beautiful views of the city when on holiday. This post is all about beautiful views so we have compiled a list of the top observation wheels in the world:

london eye observation wheel

London Eye

Think of the most iconic landmarks in London: Houses of Parliament, River Thames and Big Ben which are viewable from the London Eye! It is a giant Ferris wheel on the South Bank of the River Thames with fantastic views of the city. The structure is 443ft tall and is one of the most popular paid attractions in the United Kingdom. With entry in the day and at night, you can view the city as you wish – so if you’re looking for the perfect photo at night with London gleaming with lights, this is the place to be. Click here for more information.

honk kong observation wheel

Hong Kong Observation Wheel

If you find yourself in Hong Kong, head down to the 60 metre high Hong Kong Observation Wheel for some impressive views. The wheel offers fantastic views of Victoria Harbour and if you can time it right (around 8pm) you can catch the best views of the Symphony of Lights which is a light and sound show using the city as its stage. The 20 minute ride has an unobstructed view of one of the world’s most iconic skylines making it a great attraction for all the family

High Roller Wheel in Las Vegas

A city break to Las Vegas would not be the same without a trip to the Las Vegas Observation Wheel. The city has once again out-done themselves as their Observation Wheel is the world’s largest Ferris wheel located on the famous Las Vegas strip at a massive 550-feet tall! High Roller was opened in March 2014 and you can view the city at its finest with fantastic views all around. With panoramic views of The Strip, mountains and the valley you will have a fantastic 360-degree view of Las Vegas in both day and night. You cannot miss this fantastic attraction and with the High Roller Wheel in Las Vegas, it will transform your views on how you see the fantastic city. Click here for more information. orlando eye observation wheel

The Orlando Eye

The sunshine state is just as beautiful from above, as it is on the ground. Make your Orlando holiday break one to remember and treat yourself to this fantastic experience at the Orlando Observatory Wheel. The brand new Orlando Eye opened early 2015 and is a staggering 400-foot high and is the first ever wheel to use a system in combination with a suspended ski lift design. It is a great attraction for all ages as you gain a 360-degree of beautiful Orlando in the fully enclosed –air conditioned capsules creating wonderful memories for everyone.

The opening of these famous Observation Wheel’s have changed the way we view a city when on holiday and is highly recommended if you’re looking to have a unique holiday with some fantastic photos to share with friends and family on your return home. Remember, it’s all about the view!

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