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Umadum Munich

Riesenrad Umadum im Werksviertel, Foto: Urkern 2020/Ivana Bilz
Foto: Urkern 2020/Ivana Bilz

Umadum Munich is the biggest mobile giant ferris wheel in the world

With a total height of 78 metres, the Umadum Munich is the world's biggest transportable giant wheel with an entry in the Guinness Book of Records. It is also the largest big wheel standing anywhere in Germany. You can see the Alps, the Frauenkirche cathedral and the Olympic complex during the 30-minute ride. Rotating at a speed of less than 0.5 km/h, many other sights can also be spotted. Up to 16 people can enjoy the extraordinary view of Munich - in each gondola.

Facts and figures about the giant wheel

Riesenrad Umadum im Werksviertel, Foto: Urkern 2020/Ivana Bilz
Foto: Urkern 2020/Ivana Bilz
  • Total height: 78 metres
  • Diameter: 74 metres
  • Capacity: 422 people (27 gondolas each with up to 16 standing places + VIP gondola with 6 seats)
  • Ride time: approx. 30 minutes
  • Special characteristics:
    - World's largest transportable ferris wheel (fits in 80 ship containers)
    - Biggest ferris wheel in Germany
    - Air-conditioned gondolas
    - Environmentally friendly operation with green power and energy recovery

Prices, opening hours and more information

Riesenrad Umadum im Werksviertel, Foto: Urkern 2020/Ivana Bilz
Foto: Urkern 2020/Ivana Bilz

When does the giant wheel open?
The Umadum operates daily (except Mondays): Tuesdays/Wednesdays/Sundays from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Thursdays/Fridays/Saturdays from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. The last rides start about 30 minutes before closing time.

How long does each ride last?
About 30 minutes. One gondola can accommodate up to 16 people standing.

How much does a ride cost?
A regular ride costs 12 euros. Discounts are available for groups, children, students, senior citizens and severely disabled persons. A family pass with especially favourable conditions is also available. Tickets can be purchased on the site. A reservation is not necessary. Prices at a glance

What are not allowed in the gondola?
Bags, huge backpacks, prams, food and drink, animals, naked flames, umbrellas, crutches, electric wheelchairs. All safety notices here

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