Coming in '09: The Great Wheel of China

Beijing hosts the Olympic Games this year, beginning on Aug. 8. That's a touch act to follow, so what does the Chinese capital city have on its agenda for 2009?

How about the world's largest Ferris wheel?

The Great Wheel of China, which will be built in Chaoyang Park where Olympic beach volleyball will be played next month, will stand 682 feet high, and and become the tallest and largest Ferris wheel in the world.

It is planned to have 48 air-conditioned cabins, each able to carry 40 passengers on a 30-minute once-around trip.

Here's a look at it:

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