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Dubai Eye: A new star attraction

Posted on 19.02.2013 by Dubai MimCity. Click here for more news about the Dubai Eye in 2013.

The UAE state of Dubai known for unprecedented luxury and extravagance is yet again creating something bigger and better, this time it's the world's largest Ferris wheel. The Ferris Wheel, aptly named the 'Dubai Eye', inspired by the London Eye on the River Thames, will be the central attraction of a new island soon to be constructed. The new Bluewaters Island development is a 6 billion dirham project overseen by UAE Meraas Holding, construction on the island is set to start in April 2013. The 1 billion dirham main attraction will be approximately 21- meters, beating New York City's Staten Island ferris wheel development which would be 190 meters, the Las Vegas high roller at 167 meters and the Singapore Flyer at 165 meters. Read more »

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A model of Blue Waters on display at the Cityscape Global 2013 - October 8, 2013. More pictures at Image Credit: Zarina Fernandes/Gulf News


Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid has approved the Bluewaters Island project which will include the 210-metre Dubai Eye - set to become the world's largest Ferris wheel. Hyundai Contracting and Starneth Engineering will be responsible for the design and construction of the Dubai Eye, according to WAM, the official news agency in the United Arab Emirates.

Dubai Eye - Bron: pictures

Dubai Eye - Bron: pictures

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Dubai Eye - Bron: pictures

Dubai Eye - Bron: pictures

Dubai Eye - Bron: pictures

The Dubai Eye will offer panoramic views of the city's attractions including the Burj Khalifa in downtown Dubai - Photo AP

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Dubai Eye in pictures at The National: World's biggest Ferris wheel to turn in Dubai

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