The high roller

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The high roller

The high roller

Type Ferris wheel
place Las Vegas Strip , Paradise , Nevada
opening April 1, 2014
height 167.6 meters
diameter 158.5 meters
Travel time over 30 minutes
The High Roller construction site in January 2014

The High Roller in the entertainment complex The LINQ on the Las Vegas Strip in Nevada is currently the tallest Ferris wheel in the world at a height of 167 meters .

Construction of the bike began in late 2011 and took place in multiple locations around the world including China, Japan, France, Sweden, Italy, the Netherlands, Germany, Colorado, California, and Las Vegas. Final assembly of the system with a diameter of 158.5 meters was in 2012. On April 1, 2014, the Ferris wheel was opened exactly one month after The Linq opened. The High Roller is 2.7 meters higher than the previous record holder, the Singapore Flyer , which opened in 2008 and is 165 meters high. The wheel is illuminated with more than 2,000 LED lights.

Web links

Commons : High Roller  - collection of pictures, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Will Caesars impress with Las Vegas High Roller? CNN, accessed May 23, 2014 . (English)

Coordinates: 36 ° 7 '2.6 "  N , 115 ° 10' 5.3"  W.