Year of discovery: 1989
Feature: Made based on a French comic book about the adventures of Asterix.
Parc Asterix ( Asterix ) – the second largest amusement Park in France, second only to Disneyland ® Paris. The Park is made based on the popular comic book and cartoon about the adventures of Asterix, so all the rides and views of the Park offer insight into ancient history. The Park is divided into five thematic zones: Via Antiqua, Ancient Greece, Vikings, Gaul and the middle Ages . Via Antiqua is located in the Central part of the Park and recreates the part of the Roman Empire. Here you can ride a water ride Romus et Rapidus . to visit the “Crazy house.” to see a colorful presentation of La Légion recrute (Legion, recruits) is a new show consisting of circus. On the outskirts of the Roman Empire is the Ancient Greece area, based on ancient Greek legends and myths. The names of the rides speak for themselves: “Lariska Hydra”, “Flight of Icarus” . Dolphin show and sea lions “Theatre of Poseidon” .
Near the lakes located district of Vikings . here many water rides and the biggest coaster Parc Asterix – Goudurix . length 750 m, with a height of 37 m and a top speed of 75 mph. Thematic area “middle Ages” tells the story of Paris in the middle ages. There are sculptors,glassblowers, potters, artists who create these works of art for visitors; recreated streets of Paris in the 18th century. Here is one of the most famous attractions of the Park – Oxygenarium – a huge swirling water ride on which you go down a giant inflatable circles. 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
6 amusement parks in Europe, which you didn’t know.
Where to go on holiday with the kids? And that cheap ticket, and fly far away, was than children to take and do. Fly close and not very expensive is, most likely to Europe, but what about the remaining paragraphs? European amusement parks – the most suitable in this case here it is possible to find something for the child and yourself to have fun, and if you choose not famous Disneyland Paris, but an alternative to him, you also avoid Queuing and hustling tourists. All the parks are close to major European cities or directly in the cities themselves. Impressions will last a long time!
1. Europa park rust, Germany
The second most visited Park in Europe (after Disneyland Paris). The Park is divided into 11 parts, each of which is a separate country in miniature. Here you can arrange a rafting “Norwegian fjordal” to catch a London taxi to see the fairytale characters in “the enchanted forest” fairy tales of the brothers Grimm, and even visit “Moscow Gum” and roam environments of sunflowers on the Russian village, to fly on the simulator and buy Baba Yaga (not nastoyashuyu, of course, and puppet). Well, part of accelerate to 130 km/h on a roller coaster or up to 70 km / h on the “Greek” waterslide 850 m! By the way, Europa-Park just 60 km from Strasbourg international: here you and German pretzels, French Brasserie and a charming narrow streets mixed with urban channels. Oh yeah, I almost forgot about the legendary Cathedral. Continue reading