Amusement parks in the twentieth century has been a favorite place for a nice family vacation. However, as time goes on, in place of these parks came in other bright, technologically advanced, with new idols for children. “The old guard” was simply not able to compete with them. Many buildings were closed and demolished to make way for shopping centers, while others were abandoned because of debts. However, those that were left, that recall the days when there was fun for adults and children. Ruined and abandoned parks are filled with special energy, they could be a great place for filming some Thriller. Walking on those mysterious places, I want to look into every corner, sit on each attraction, because here was once full whole life.
Amusement Park Six Flags, New Orleans, USA
The Six Flags located in New Orleans, was deserted in 2005 due to the infamous hurricane Katrina almost completely destroyed this city. Since then, little has changed and the Park is still closed, despite attempts by its owners to bring their creation to life.
Amusement Park, Pripyat, Ukraine
Ferris wheel in Pripyat now can be called the hallmark of the city. The amusement Park was due to open on 1 may 1986, five days after the accident, but it was not to happen.
Spreepark Planets Vaild, Berlin, Germany Continue reading
Today, DreamWorks Animation SKG and the group of companies “Regions” announced a new joint project — the beginning of the construction of Europe’s largest indoor theme parks. The first to visit the cartoon characters will be able to get the residents of St. Petersburg
DreamWorks theme parks, the construction of which will start in Russia, will become the largest in Europe indoor facilities operating all year round. The area of each of them will be from 70 to 100 thousand sq. meters, plot area — 100 ha.
Jeffrey Katzenberg, chief Executive officer (CEO) of the film company DreamWorks Animation, said at the presentation of the projects of theme parks that their construction will become a new stage of development for an animation Studio. He noted that Russia was the first country where such parks announced and will be opened as Russia is one of the most promising markets for the company, where the films of Studio occupy the 6 seats in the TOP 10 at the box in theaters.
“Our partners, with whom we met just a year ago, impressed us. This ambitious company you can trust,” said Katzenberg. In addition, the Studio is negotiating the construction of similar parks in other countries, in particular, almost solved the question of construction in new York city in the framework of the project Mega Mall of America. Continue reading
April 9 regular season opens one of the largest children’s parks in Europe, located in the German black forest. It is called Europa – Park. 85 acres of old Palace Park fit 13 European countries, more than 100 rides, several hotels and many restaurants.
Castle Balthazar 1442 building, which once treated the territory, by the way, survived. Around it grew a baby.
Europa-Park . Germany’s largest amusement Park, opened over 35 years ago, in July 1975. The settlement of rust, the Park is located in the black forest, one of the most beautiful regions of Germany, not far from the German-French border, so the Strasbourg airport almost next door. Not far from here to Switzerland. By car from Stuttgart will take an hour and a half from Munich – two to three hours.
Entertain – teach!
The concept of the Park of Europe fully embodies the principle of “entertain – teach”. Each of these 13 countries has its own area, where there are rides, performed well in recognizable national style, with numerous references to the history and culture of the country. Here are the themed shows and performances, including for the little ones.
England,for example, among others presents the ancient traditional carousel with wooden horses and the famous globe theatre, on the stage that played, you guessed it, Shakespearean passions. Continue reading