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Hong Kong’s new observation wheel now open

Hong Kong's observation wheel.  Image courtesy of Hong Kong Tourism Board
Hong Kong’s observation wheel. Image courtesy of Hong Kong Tourism Board

A new Ferris wheel has opened in Hong Kong providing visitors with extensive views over Victoria Harbour and the city’s skyline. The Hong Kong Observation Wheel is 60-metres tall and has 42 gondolas, each holding up to eight passengers. The gondolas are equipped with free wi-fi. The wheel is open from 11am-11pm daily and a full journey takes about 20 minutes. Read more: hkow.hk