The Singapore Flyer is the latest tourist attraction in Singapore. It is located (1) _____________ the city. It is 165 metres tall or the height of a 42-storey building. It is about 30 metres (2) _____________ than the famed London Eye. You would not want to (3) ___________ taking a flight on this $240 million dollar wheel. It has a total of 28 capsules. Each capsule can (4) _____________ up to 28 people.
There are many reasons why you should not miss out on a (5) ____________ to this attraction. As the (6) _____________ turns, there are breathtaking views of the Marina Waterfront and historical landmarks dotting the city skyline. Some of these (7) _____________ are the Singapore River, Raffles Place, Merlion Park, Empress Place and the Padang.
In December 2008, the wheel stopped moving and trapped 173 passengers for about six hours. The breakdown was (8) _____________ by a short circuit and fire in the control room. Those stranded were given food and (9) ______________. The wheel restarted nearly seven hours after it had (10) ______________ and two people were hospitalised. After the incident, the Singapore Flyer was closed to the public for some time.
Adapted from: www.singaporeflyer.com
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