An enthusiastic Mayor Kasim Reed cut the ribbon on the new gigantic Ferris wheel in downtown Atlanta Tuesday, announcing it was yet another welcome attraction in a city that drew 40 million visitors last year.
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A standard ride costs $13.50 for adults. It takes about 15 minutes, and includes four rotations of the wheel. Riders make the trip in one of 42 air-conditioned gondolas, each of which can carry six people.
A ride in the VIP gondola, with a television, glass floor and Ferrari leather seats, costs $50.
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