Eye of the Emirates

Name Eye of the Emirates
Height 60m (197ft)
Diameter
Opened 2005
Closed
Country UAE
Location Sharjah
Number of Cabins 42
Passengers per Cabin 8
Seating Capacity 336
Hourly Capacity 3360
Ride Duration (minutes) 6
Climate Controlled Yes
Construction Cost $6.8 million USD
Status Operating
Design/Manufacturer
Type
Number of Turns (Rotations) Per Ride
VIP Area
Ticket Cost to Ride Adults – 8.17; Children – 4.08
Official Website http://www.alqasba.ae/eyeofemirates.aspx

Additional Notes: Tallest ferris wheel throughout the Middle East Africa and West and Central Asia. The Eye of the Emirates opened in 2005 in Sharjah, UAE. The observation wheel is 197 feet tall. There are 42 cabins capable of holding up to 8 people at one time resulting in a seating capacity of 336 passengers. The duration of the ride is 6 minutes, resulting in a total capacity of 3360 people per hour.

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