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Kasai Rinkai Park - Ferris Wheel / 東京都江戸川区 葛西臨海公園 ダイヤと花の大観覧車
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Annual trip to Tokyo, August 2012. Giant ferris wheel at Kasai Rinkai Park in Edogawa Ward.

Diamond and Flower Ferris Wheel at 117 metres tall, is at present (Sept 2012) the tallest operational ferris wheel in Japan. Source: Wikipedia.

The ferris wheel itself is pretty big but has a relatively modest surrounding considering its current status as the biggest in the country, not that it's a bad thing or anything. The entrance and a shop at the front, plus a line of drink vending machines and a small food stall behind the public toilet block in the photo pretty much sum up what's around.

I actually visited last year also and tried to take a 360 panorama of this ferris wheel but embarassingly failed to realise at the time, that the ferris wheel is moving slowly and the moving bits needed to be captured fully inside a single source photo – otherwise the stitching process might become very complicated. It did, and I gave up. I tried not to make the same mistake this time.

公園 観覧車 360度パノラマ

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