Did You Know You’ll Be Able To Dine On The World’s Largest Ferris Wheel?

Did You Know You’ll Be Able To Dine On The World’s Largest Ferris Wheel?

The JBR skyline is going through a total transformation at the moment…

Every time we’ve been to The Beach in the last few months, we’re greeted with a new sight.

The world’s largest observation wheel, Ain Dubai, has been in construction for some time – and work on its circular frame has now officially passed the halfway mark.

Five out of the eight wheel rim sections of the translated-in-English Dubai Eye have been successfully installed, giving us a good glimpse at how epic the whole thing will look when finished. 

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Standing at 210 metres high, it’ll be the world’s tallest observation wheel, sending Las Vegas’ 167-metre High Roller into second place.

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And it’ll offer more than just 360-degree views of the city.

Twelve of Ain Dubai’s 48 spacious stone-floored capsules can be converted into fine-dining destinations that’ll seat 12 guests – so your next special birthday? This would definitely tick all the boxes for an extraordinary venue.

Six premium capsules will also have a licensed bar, so you can have a tipple as you make the 48-minute full loop.

The double-glazed pods measure 30 square metres, so there’s plenty of space – they can fit 40 people in total, and they have special glass that’ll protect visitors from UV and infrared light (So even if you go for a spin in the height of summer, you won’t get burnt).

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The giant wheel (which will have a 250-metre diameter) is forming the centrepiece of Bluewaters Island, a Dhs6 billion project by Meeras.

The man-made destination will offer waterfront living with more than 600 residences up for grabs, as well as hotels, restaurants and shops.

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Residents will be able to access the island via a 265-metre pedestrian bridge from The Beach at JBR, an exit from Sheikh Zayed Road, or a monorail system.

Those with particularly deep pockets can snap up one of four luxury penthouses, which come complete with private pools, ocean views, and some awe-inducing interiors.

The developer hasn’t yet said when Ain Dubai will open – though it’s revealed the capsules will be installed in 2018 – but we’ll keep you updated.

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   July 13, 2017