Singapore Flyer

Last Saturday night we took a taxi to go check out the Singapore Flyer.

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Here are some interesting facts from Wikipedia. The Singapore Flyer reaches 42 stories high, with a total height of 165 m (541 ft), making it the tallest Ferris wheel in the world. It comprises a 150 m (492 ft) diameter wheel and offers broad views of the city centre and beyond to about 45 km (28 mi), including the Indonesian islands of Batam and Bintan, as well as Johor, Malaysia. Each of the 28 air-conditioned capsules is capable of holding 28 passengers, and a complete rotation of the wheel takes approximately 37 minutes. Initially rotating in a counter-clockwise direction when viewed from Marina Centre, its direction was changed on 4 August 2008 under the advice of Feng shui masters.[4]

Here you can see the people waiting to get on to one of the capsules.

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Many cool shots from in and around the capsule that you ride on.

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But the main reason you go is for the view.

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