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Singapore Flyer

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We love a fairground ride, and a fairground ride with a view, what could be better? Well, a fairground ride with a view and Champagne of course! Ok, we’re getting carried away — we didn’t do the Champagne ride, but it’s an option.

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At the edge of Marina Bay, the 165-metre high Singapore Flyer held the title of the world’s tallest ferris wheel for the six years until 2014. That’s the problem with being “the world’s tallest, largest etc” — someone is bound to outdo you. Regardless, it’s still Singapore’s largest, and we think pretty impressive.

Twenty-eight air-con glass capsules are mounted on the outside rim of a 150-metre diameter wheel, providing unobstructed views on a clear day to Indonesia and Malaysia. Each can hold up to 28 passengers or five wheelchairs. Twenty-eight is a significant number to the local Chinese as it sounds like “double prosperity” in ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 400 words.)

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