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Big Weel
Geneva, Switzerland

This 55 meter(180 feet) high big weel is installed during the "Fetes de Geneve", which happen every year in August. When one gets on it and reaches the top, one has a 360 degrees view over Geneva city, the whole lake, and the Alps in the background !

Copyright: J-p. scherrer
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送信日: 30/05/2010
更新日: 17/09/2014
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