USA – the country with the highest percentage of all kinds of amusement parks per capita in the world. Almost every state has its own Park with roller coasters and a water Park (with the size and wealth of this or that Park serve as a major help to the reputation of the state not only in the tourism industry, but even in politics or culture), many historical and cultural sites which are broken small theme parks, dozens or even hundreds of different natural areas, where there are also rides and many other entertainment facilities.
The world-famous theme parks of Walt Disney, which is one of the founders of the American system of parks. The first Disneyland was opened in Anaheim (California) in 1955, and since then the rich and amazing imagination of not only children but also adults similar parks appeared in many cities of the country and even abroad. One of them is Walt Disney world resort is the largest entertainment Park in the world (its area is more than 11.3 thousand hectares, opened in 1971). Moreover, in many States arch entertainment form these mini-cities – in Los Angeles, for example, you can see and world-famous theme Park Disneyland (Anaheim) and thematic parkinsonii Universal Studios. And the biggest Safari Park in the world – Six Flags Great Adventure and Wild Safari is located in Jackson (new Jersey). Continue reading
To start with water attractions of Europe, you can “Mirabilandia” (Mirabilandia) – a huge theme Park, located between Rimini and Ravenna.
The area of “Mirabilandia” – 750 thousand square meters. It is the largest amusement Park of Italy and the third largest in Europe. “Mirabilandia”, whose title can be translated as “Wonderland”, is second in area only Parisian “the Disneyland” and the Spanish “Port Aventura”.
It is a relatively young Park, which opened in 1992. There are 40 rides. Business cards “Mirabilandia” – the highest on mainland Europe, the Ferris wheel Eurowheel, a height of 90 meters (just above the famous Ferris wheel London eye is 130 meters). The structure of the “Eurocodes” and its mechanisms did the Russian experts, and booths designed by Italian engineers and designers. Famous Mirabilandia well as the auto show “School of police”, which, according to rumors, all stunt – came from Russia. Here you can see the performances of Russian theater on ice, visit the 4D theatre and a fantastic evening laser show.
The entire theme Park is designed in the style of the pirates: an entry is made in the form of the castle-fortress, everywhere apart from the barrels (or gunpowder, or rum), hanging skeletons. All generously decorated with shells, stones, ropes, tied in knots, and anchors. Big kolichestvennykh theme is one of the features of the Park. There is also a separate water Park Mirabilandia Beach, covering an area of 100 thousand square meters. Continue reading
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