Skywheel will add Miami to list of Cities Around the World with Iconic Ferris Wheels

Skywheel will add Miami to list of Cities Around the World with Iconic Ferris Wheels

Sep 02, 2019 September 02, 2019

Miami will soon be getting its very own observation ferris wheel, joining other cities around the world that enjoy similar attractions. Proposed for erection at Bayside Marketplace in Miami’s buzzing Downtown, Skywheel will be a 176-foot-tall attraction providing panoramic views of Miami, and will spin slowly enough so that passengers can take photos.  Each air-conditioned ride will last about 15 minutes, and the attraction will be open daily from 10 am to midnight, with extended hours until 1 am on special occasions such as New Year’s Eve.

Miami Skywheel will be the latest addition to the growing list of iconic ferris wheels in cities around the world. For die-hard ferris wheel enthusiasts or those that like to rate the coolest cities in the world by ferris wheel :), here are some others for you to check out:

Ferris Wheels From Around The World

High Roller - Las Vegas, NV
  • High Roller, located in Las Vegas, with a height of 550 feet, is currently the tallest ferris wheel in the world. (Photo credit: Las Vegas Blog)
Cosmo Clock 21 in Yokohama, Japan
The Singapore Flyer, Singapore
  • The Singapore Flyer, built in 2008, is the second tallest Ferris wheel in the world and delivers amazing views of Singapore. (Photo credit: Singapore Tourism Board)
The Melbourne Star
  • The Melbourne Star in Australia is the only giant observation wheel in the southern hemisphere, providing a stunning 360-degree view of Melbourne. (Photo credit: Victoria Tourism Board)
The Weiner Riesenrad - Vienna, Austria
  • The Weiner Riesenrad in Vienna, Austria, built in 1897, is the oldest ferris wheel in the world that is still in operation. (Photo credit: Weiner Riesenrad)
The Wonder Wheel - Coney Island, NY
  • The Wonder Wheel in Coney Island, NY, built in 1920, is another ferris wheel with an impressive history, and still operates as one of Coney Island’s oldest and most beloved attractions. (Photo credit: Trip Savvy)
The Centennial Wheel - Chicago, IL USA
  • The Centennial Wheel in Chicago opened in 2016, replacing the old Navy Pier Ferris Wheel with a taller and longer ride than its predecessor. (Photo credit: Navy Pier)
The Bohai Eye - Weifang, China
  • The Bohai Eye in Weifang, China is another of the world's largest ferris wheels, and the largest spoke-less wheel, at a height of 475 feet. (Photo credit: jessie901220 on steemit)
Niagara SkyWheel - Canada
  • Niagara SkyWheel is a favorite Niagara Falls attraction located on the Canadian side of the border, and provides opportunities to take awesome photos of the falls. (Photo credit: Clifton Hill)
The London Eye - London, England
  • The London Eye is the tallest ferris wheel in Europe and one of London’s most famous attractions, providing spectacular views of London’s most beloved landmarks. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
The Pacific Park Wheel - Santa Monica, CA USA
  • The Pacific Park Wheel on California’s Santa Monica Pier is the world's first solar-powered ferris wheel and provides expansive views of the city and coastline as well as light shows for viewers on the ground. (Photo credit: Discover Los Angeles)
Eye of the Emirates - Dubai
The Big O - Tokyo
  • The Big O in Tokyo is the world's largest, as well as the world’s most unique ferris wheel, as the hub-less structure is built with a giant roller coaster that runs through its center. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


While Miami SkyWheel is still in the stages of negotiating it's building permits, we’re certain that it will become one of Miami’s most beloved tourist attractions.

Contact Sep Niakan
Founder, Condoblackbook.com & Owner/Broker, HB Roswell Realty
(305) 697-7667
contact@condoblackbook.com
Request Info
By sending you agree to CondoBlackBook's Terms of Use

Your Miami Condo Awaits

Recent Posts

Dazzling December Events for a Balmy Holiday Season in Miami!
Lifestyle Dazzling December Events for a Balmy Holiday Season in Miami!
Cover photo: JESHOOTS.COM The holiday season is here, making Miami one of the best times of the year, especially for your social calendar. It’s been a long year, and many of us are looking forward to rest, relaxation and family time. So here is our list of fun things to do in Miami this month, from in-person to virtual, so that everyone gets to join in and in safe ways!  Don’t miss your art and design fix with Design Miami’s Podium. There are also plenty of holiday events to choose from, which can be enjoyed with (or without) the entire family. And, if it’s simply a good Christmas collection you’re looking for, we’ve got you sorted with a host of online (plus a yummy in-person) jingles and jangles. Enjoy! In Person Design Miami/ Podium - Americas: Now - December 6  Moore Building, 191 Northeast 40th Street, Design District We’ve all been feeling a little lost without the annual Art Basel art fair, but Design Miami is here to the rescue! With the spotlight on talent from the...
Ultimate Local's Guide to Edgewater Restaurants (and other great ones nearby)
Lifestyle Ultimate Local's Guide to Edgewater Restaurants (and other great ones nearby)
Having lived in Edgewater, Miami for more than 15 years, I’ve had the liberty to check out almost every (new and old) restaurant in the vicinity. Most people would be surprised at the amount of variety this quiet, residential neighborhood packs in when it comes to great food and world-class cuisine. From low-key to fine-dining, pizza to modern fusion, Asian to Mediterranean, and much more - there’s a restaurant for every kind of foodie, mood, and budget in this gem of a neighborhood that I love to call home. But my favorites aren’t the only ones considered for this guide! Of course, friends, family, clients and colleagues also have their favorites. So, after taking everyone’s views into consideration, here’s your ultimate guide to Edgewater’s best restaurants and eateries from a local’s point of view (plus a few Wynwood restaurants and other Miami restaurants closeby that deserve a special mention and visit). Bon appétit! Edgewater Breakfast Spots Enriqueta’s Sandwich Shop 186 NE...
Miami’s 10 Best Private Preschools
Lifestyle Miami’s 10 Best Private Preschools
This article was updated November 12, 2020. For parents looking for the best private preschools and daycare facilities for their toddlers and pre-kindergarteners, Miami has a variety of options to choose from, with a wide array of schools that follow diverse teaching philosophies and approaches. Note that the average cost of private preschool or daycare for a child in Miami-Dade County ranges from about $7,000 to $20,000 yearly, with some schools offering discounts for multiple siblings, and others allowing part-time scheduling to help parents keep tuition costs down. Many private schools also provide scholarships for eligible students. To help you get an idea of your options, we’ve compiled a list of the top ten preschools in the area, ranging from those that serve only infants, toddlers, and preschoolers, all the way to those where a child can grow up in the same learning environment, from preschool all the way through elementary school or even high school. These schools have...
The Most Luxurious Condo Buildings in Coconut Grove
Real Estate News The Most Luxurious Condo Buildings in Coconut Grove
Last updated on Monday, November 20, 2020 Coconut Grove is not just about rich foliage, but is also home to quite a few luxury condo residences. To get a taste of this historic neighborhood plus its plush properties, we’ve enlisted the 5 Most Expensive Condo Buildings in Coconut Grove and bonus pre-constructions that set the bar high for phenomenal living in the city. Why Choose Coconut Grove? Coconut Grove Main Highway. Photo courtesy of MiamiAndBeaches.com The partly coastal neighborhood of Coconut Grove is characterized by lush, tropical foliage and a relaxed Bohemian vibe. Its bouquet of rare boutiques, unique shops, colorful cafés, diverse restaurants, historical venues, lush parks, and easy access to water sports plus a nautical lifestyle make it a breezy neighborhood to live in. The Best of the Best Condos in Coconut Grove Mutiny Park (Sonesta) – 2889 McFarlane Road, Coconut Grove Average List Price: $1,028 per sq ft This chic, Bayfront building comes...
What to See at Design Miami 2020
Lifestyle What to See at Design Miami 2020
As we head into the Arts Season in Miami, Design Miami returns to its origins at the Moore Building at 191 NE 40th Street in the Miami Design District with a celebration of international world-class art and design, featuring both virtual and in-person opportunities to enjoy exhibitions and programming spanning across 18 blocks.  Celebrating this year’s focus on art and design from the Americas, Design Miami/ Podium: America(s) will be open to the public beginning on November 28th and will run through December 6th. Entry is via timed tickets that you may purchase in advance for $22.50 at designmiami.com. Additionally, the fair’s online presence will be significantly expanded to provide virtual programming for the many collectors and design enthusiasts around the world who have to skip travel to Miami this year. So, here are some of the standout exhibits to see at Design Miami 2020. Design Miami/Podium: America(s) Floor exhibit from the De La Cruz Collection While this year’s...
The Top 10 Private Schools in Miami
Lifestyle The Top 10 Private Schools in Miami
Last updated: Monday, November 16, 2020 One of the most important decisions you'll ever make regarding your son or daughter’s daily quality of life, as well as their future, is the decision to invest in a top-tier private education for your child. Given that in Miami-Dade County you’ll be spending an average of $12,040 in yearly tuition for elementary school students and $16,947 for students in high-school, it pays to do some research into the options you have in Miami for your child’s private school education. Remember that the process for getting your kids into private school typically takes over a year and includes school tours, parent and student interviews, and testing, in addition to application fees that may range anywhere from $100 to $400. While some schools offer rolling admission, most have strict admission deadlines and procedures. Below is a list of Miami-area schools that have received the highest rankings on sites such as Private School Review, GreatSchools, and...