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Address: Donghu District, Nanchang 330000, China
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Rough, PRC version of a huge Ferris wheel

The most obvious differences between this one and the Singapore flyer and London eye are the very dirty cabins and that it overlooks the relatively dull and often smoggy Nanchang... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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39 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The most obvious differences between this one and the Singapore flyer and London eye are the very dirty cabins and that it overlooks the relatively dull and often smoggy Nanchang rather than a world-famous city. That said, I wanted to see it enough that I made a detour to Nanchang just to take my kids on it, and am glad... More 

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Thank Tariq D
Tijuana, Mexico
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

The start of Nanchang is one of the largest wheel of fortunes in the world and it is beautiful to see it and to ride in. I visited it during the day and then during the night illuminated and it was even better! It is a most to pass by if you visit Nanchang!

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Thank ELISAGIA2013
Colorado
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

I was really looking forward to riding the world's third tallest Ferris wheel. As a mechanical engineer I find such gigantic machines fascinating. We chose to ride the wheel at night so that we could enjoy the light show. We wish we hadn't ridden the wheel at all! Our car creaked and groaned and shuttered the entire way around. Not... More 

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Thank NathanZhuang
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 via mobile

We used to live very closeby. At night it's spectacular, many colour lights, shapes and plays. It's also quite big facing the river.

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Thank ermarrow
Fiji
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15 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I have been on the star of Nanchang several times and each time is still a thrill. Best time to do it is in the evening when the city lights from across the river and also in HongGuDan are on, its a great way to see the different types of architecture availabe in Nanchang, as Nanchang is still a developing... More 

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Thank Ice25
Berlin, Germany
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

forget Singapore flyer or London eye, that's the thrill, I still cannot believe that this one is on of the largest wheels in the world, build with technology that reminds me on my childhood. Yes that the real deal no fancy high tech, computer control or security check. That wheel is turning. Don't go there at noon in Summer if... More 

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1 Thank Tigberlin
Penang Island, Malaysia
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191 reviews
94 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

A great way to see the ever-growing, ever-changing skyline of Honggutan and across the Gan River to Nanchang. Choose a clear day, or night and take in the views!

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1 Thank Pavalia
New Delhi, India
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82 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

The ride lasted a good 30 minutes. Guess the best time to visit is in the evening. Was everything we expected.

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2 Thank Amith G
Billericay, United Kingdom
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220 reviews
79 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

We walked down to the Star Ferris Wheel from the fountains, took us about 45 mins. The wheel is BIG... We paid 50 rmb each and got a carriage to our selfs. Well worth the money. Went at night so got a beautiful lit up view of the city. Didn't notice it being tatty as other people have said due... More 

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1 Thank rosielamb
Taipei, Taiwan
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69 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

On our last day in Jiangxi, we visited the Star of Nanchang [南昌之星], the world's second tallest ferris wheel after the Singapore Flyer. It was completed in 2006 and held the record for the world's tallest ferris wheel for two years. We each paid RMB50 for the experience. The guide asked us on the way to the hotel what we... More 

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