Seattle Great Wheel, Seattle

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#1 of 10 in Theme Parks in Washington State
At 53 m (175 ft) tall, Seattle Great Wheel draws visitors to view the city. One ride takes you around the giant Ferris wheel three times, giving you ample opportunity to spot Mt. Rainier and Puget Sound in the distance, and to enjoy the sights below. Each gondola seats up to eight people, but each group receives a private gondola. One luxury gondola sports leather seats, a stereo system, and a glass floor for all-around views. Put Seattle Great Wheel into our Seattle tour site to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Seattle.
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  • When we had no line, so it was quite simple to pay and go on the Ferris wheel. I thought I was worth, pq eh trip time enough to beat several pictures and enjoy some look nice up!!
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  • We did this with some friends. Enclosed cars are warm and secure. Great views of Elliot Bay and the Waterfront  more »
  • This was fun! I had a bit a anxiety as the car wobbled on top overlooking the water! They said 3 times around but it was actually 6!  more »
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  • Great family time and being a Tourist in my Own Backyard. The Wheel is a great attraction and a treat! We really enjoyed the changing view as the wheel turned 4, 5, 6...7 or so revolutions! As a lifetime Seattle resident, I have seen the city grow exponentially. The Wheel offers a great opportunity for some previously unseen perspectives...like the Viaduct, for instance!! I would highly recommend a visit.
  • Good view of Elliott Bay and Pier area. Close walk from the iconic pike place market and gum wall. Quite a slow ride. Also, check out 4d show wings over Washington right next to Seattle great wheel. It's a fun experience. Recommended for all age groups. I really enjoyed it.
  • Such a beautiful view of the harbor and city. We went at dusk which was the perfect time to see the city and lights. You are enclosed so it doesn't matter what the weather is doing. Although stormy could make you a bit anxious. You get to go around about 3 or 4 times. Much like the London Eye, if you have been on it. Enjoyable and worth the price. Didn't have to wait in line very long either.
  • Beautiful view of Seattle and the water. Went a night and saw the city light. Fantastic for tourists, date nights, just because night. The water is beautiful even at night in the dark. Just a different perspective and view of Seattle that is gorgeous of course.
  • Get here a little early so you can spend more time on the wheel. Spectacular views but not for those who don't like heights. You're in an enclosed gondola so it's nice but you are high high.
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