In Sochi has opened the largest in Russia Ferris wheel
The altitude of the mega-attraction — 82 feet. Capacity — 140 passengers. At the opening ceremony set a record which will be entered into the book of Guinness. The only thing that could spoil the mood of the residents and visitors of the city is the weather. The ceremonial start to the last moment was called into question: the storm around Lazarevskoye the power went out. But button is clicked, as planned at 20:00. And the spectacle, indeed, was not just impressive, as you can tell, extreme. Twenty-eight open and closed booths, the rain picked up their first passengers at 82 feet above the ground.
The cost of this flyer is about thirty million rubles. It is investors ‘ funds. Carousel weighing 450 tons on the black sea coast were transported in parts, and fabricated metal construction in Moscow, the company “Mir”, which specializiruetsya on the production of space equipment and cell towers. Collected in the Lazarev in just two months. By the way, the price of an eight-minute walk is very democratic – 350 rubles.
On the day of its opening, the wheel set a record, which was evaluated by international experts of the Guinness book — in the booths of more than sixty people, razlichayushchiesya, participants of the combined choir of Lazarevsky center of national cultures sang the Russian national anthem. The action was conducted by people’s artist of Russia, Ukraine, the artistic Director of the Kuban Cossack choir Viktor Zakharchenko.
The Ferris wheel was given the name “lasarevskoye” in honor of its location. Soon on design installs glowing letters with the title, which will be seen even from illuminator of flying aircraft. Today, the Ferris wheel Lazarevskoye third highest in Europe, after the Italian roundabout and the British wheel “Eye of London” with a height of 139 meters.