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Ferris Wheel in Avignon

Address: Pont Edouard Daladier and Boulevard de L'Oulle, Avignon, France
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Ranked #10 of 29 Attractions in Avignon
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
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Basel, Switzerland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

It is what I would call a Merry Go Round or Carousel not a Ferris Wheel There are older and more interesting ones about and I am not an expert on them but I wouldn`t think that the horses are that old. It is the only one that I saw in the town and small children love it.

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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183 reviews 183 reviews
107 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

What memories, takes me back to my childhood. A beautifully painted carousel in excellent condition and open every day. It is obviously very popular with all age groups. I have never seen one with two levels before, this must be unique.

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Melbourne
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181 reviews 181 reviews
46 attraction reviews
227 helpful votes 227 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

The sweetest pretty carousel ride in a picture perfect location. Beautifully maintained & decorated. This is what memories are made of.

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Manila
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90 reviews 90 reviews
38 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

This is one entertaining way to have a glimpse of both sides of the city and Pont St Benezet. The Chatanueauf de Pape can also be seen from the top. An attraction for the entire family. We went on it when the sun was not so high at around 5 then the next day we went back again for a... More 

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Richmond, VA
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72 reviews 72 reviews
30 attraction reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

This is the only two level carousel I have ever seen and my kids enjoyed it immensely. They went straight up to the second level and sat in the dangling swings. If you are an adult, I would take a look at the carousel if you are in the area, but no need for a special trip. It's nice, but... More 

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Glastonbury, Connecticut
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Avignon is a beautiful, charming city, and the ferris wheel is a landmark that offers a quick, but lovely view of the city.

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Port Saint Joe, Florida, United States
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169 reviews 169 reviews
49 attraction reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We started an exquisite canal trip in Avignon, a charming city, and one of the landmarks seems to be this quaint carousel which operates daily. Surrounded by plein trees which were floating their pollen in April our allergies were responding but it was forgive able.

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Brisbane
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

My kids loved this carousel. It was one of the most beautiful and well maintained carousels we saw during 3 months in France. Go on, buy some tickets. The more you buy, the cheaper the single ride cost gets. We bought 20 tickets at the beginning of our week in Avignon, and visited it with our 3 daughters everyday. They... More 

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Montijo, Portugal
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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

A wonderful ferris wheel that delights grownups and kids. It is always working and although I visited the Place d'Horloge during the day I think this Ferris Wheel must be even more beautiful by night with all its lights brightening. If you are traveling with children, let them take a ride and take a picture of it, it'll be a... More 

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Noosa, Australia
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133 reviews 133 reviews
51 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

We kept seeing Carousels in villages throughout France, but none were operating, so it was so good to see this one working. We sat and had a lunch of Baguettes under a Plane tree and watched it go around. The children were all smiles. Positioned towards the top end of the city in a large square with many Restaurants.

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