Halong Bay breaks records

June 30, 2016 by  
Filed under News, Vietnam

QUANG NINH, 30 June 2016: The world’s longest cabin cable car system and the highest Ferris Wheel were inaugurated at Bai Chay tourist site, Halong city, in the northern province of Quang Ninh late last week.

Local media reports during the opening ceremony, 25 June, claimed representatives from Guinness World Records were present to provide certificates that recognised the cable car system as the world’s largest cabin cable car system and the Sun Wheel as the world’s highest Ferris wheel.

The cable car, which was designed based on consultations with the Austrian company Doppelmayr and Switzerland’s Garaventa, extends 2.2 km and can carry up to 230 persons per cabin. The pylon stands at a height of 188.88-metre above the ground. Read more