Another new and unique construction in the region, the Sun Wheel, was inaugurated at the Asian Park in Da Nang city on July 18. The attraction, a first in the region, is expected to draw manyvisitors to the beautiful coastal city.
|From the lofty height of 115 meters, the Sun Wheel gives tourists a view of the sunset or sparkling night sky over the charming Da Nang city scape.|
|The construction started in October, 2013 by a multi-national team of technology experts coming from Germany, Japan, Thailand and Vietnam.|
|It belongs to an architectural campus combining Vietnamese and Asian cultures.|
|It takes 15 minutes for the wheel to complete a full circle. It can carry 384 passengers in 64 cabins. At a 115 meters at its highest point, the Sun Wheel makes the top 10 of the highest wheels in the world.|
|From the wheel, visitors can view, previously undiscovered corners of the city.|
|The Asian Park, offers tourists not only the multi-layered cityscape but also a birds eye view of the Buddhist Statue carved from 20 tons of stone and reaching 4.7 meters in height.|