|Location||Earls Court; London|
|Number of Cabins||40|
|Passengers per Cabin||40|
|Ride Duration (minutes)||20|
|Design/Manufacturer||Adam Gaddelin and Gareth Watson|
|Number of Turns (Rotations) Per Ride|
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Additional Notes: The Great Wheel carried two and a half million passengers in its lifetime. It was the world’s tallest Ferris wheel from 1895 to 1900. The Great Wheel opened on 7/17/1895 in Earls Court; London, UK. The observation wheel is 308 feet tall. There are 40 cabins capable of holding up to 40 people at one time resulting in a seating capacity of 1600 passengers. The duration of the ride was 20 minutes, resulting in a total capacity of 4800 people per hour.
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