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NYC Times Square Ferris wheel debuts for limited time

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - AUGUST 24: A giant ferris wheel has been erected in Times Square on August 24, 2021 in New York City. Dubbed the "Times Square Wheel" it rises to 110 feet high or 11 stories and will operate from August 24 to September 12. (Photo by John Lamparski/Getty Images)

(NEW YORK) — A limited-time Ferris wheel is opening in New York City’s Times Square Wednesday offering tourists and residents a new view of the city.

The 110-foot-tall ride is in operation from Aug. 25 to Sept. 12.

Times Square Alliance President Tom Harris called it “an incredible new way to enjoy Times Square from a completely new vantage point as we navigate these times and reflect on all we have been through this past year.”

Six people can ride in each gondola.

The Ferris wheel runs from noon to midnight seven days a week. General admission tickets are $20.

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