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La Grande roue de Montréal is a Ferris wheel built at the Old Port of Montreal for the festivities for the 375th anniversary of the city. Open to the public since 1 September 2017, it is the tallest Ferris wheel in Canada.rnrnLa Grande roue de Montréal is a Ferris wheel model WS60 (White Series 60 metres) from the Dutch Wheels company (Vekoma group). It is the fourth of the type installed worldwide following ones in Hong Kong (2014), Baku (2014), and Chicago (2016).rnrnWith a height of 60 metres (200 ft), it has 42 passenger units attached to its outer circumference. Each unit can fit 8 persons and are accessible for a total capacity of 336 passengers. Climate-controlled cabins and the use of steel graded for use at −40 °C (−40 °F) allows for the wheel to operate year-round.

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