19 December 2014, Friday, 15:27
UFA, 19 December 2014. /Bashinform News Agency, Arthur Basyrov/. The second in the capital Observation Wheel will be opened in spring 2015. This was reported in the administration of Ufa. The amusement ride will be located near the Iremel shopping mall. Not only the Wheel, but also a children's mini-amusement park will be located on the place of the former parking lot.
“At the beginning of the new year we are planning to launch the amusement ride in test mode, to welcome first visitors by May holidays”, Ildus Hasanov, representative of the customer — JSC "UkHBK" said.
In addition, landscaping works will be carried out; a possibility to install other rides is under consideration.
The height of the future wheel is 58 m. 24 comfortable cabins with heating can take 146 people at the same time. The capacity of the new ride is on average 800 people per hour. The Observation Wheel will operate year round.