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Singapore Flyer – World’s Largest Observation Wheel

Although Britain’s London Eye started the new generation of giant observation wheels, the Singapore Flyer (which is 30 meters higher) is currently the world’s largest observation wheel. Standing at a stunning 165m from the ground, traveling at 0.24 meters per second/ 0.76 kilometers per hour, and including a total capacity per revolution of 784 passengers, the […]

Macy’s New York City – World’s Largest Department Store?

Marketed as “the world’s largest store” and a registered New York City landmark, Macy’s is more a shopping empire than mere retailer. The company produces the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, which has been held in New York City annually since 1924. But the store dates back even longer than that – it began as […]