Gardaland is included in the 10 best amusement parks in the world, but favorably differs from them the nature and originality of the attractions. It somehow seems immense, and the fun in it get is just limitless. Here a fairy tale and reality is messed up, and getting here — fly away right in the childhood! Grand opening of the Park Gardaland took place on 19 July 1975, and its founder is businessman Livio Furini. Initially Gardaland were only a few rides, but they had a great success due to its originality and the water theme.
Gradually, the theme became more and more, and with them, a growing number of spectacular events. Now every year there is something new. Today, the Park Gardaland has more than 40 rides, numerous slides, carousels, and playgrounds. Representation involving dolphins, ballet on ice, jousting tournaments, battle pirate ships, roller coasters, the mysteries of the Mayan pyramids, underground rivers and mysterious castle of the magician Merlin… the Area of “Fantasy” is ideal for family relaxation and entertainment with the children. This exciting Canoeing trips in the car, boats and airplanes. It pavilions “Peter pan”, “Superbaby”, “baby carnival” and others. They give toddlers a complete delight! And in the Park there are improvised farm, lots of attractions for kids and “flying island” — Flying Island. With a height of 50 meters a beautiful view of the lake Garda. The new attraction Time Voyagers, which appeared in 2012 or attraction Ramses: Il Risveglio (“Ramses: the awakening”) is the first interactive attraction of Gardaland. Continue reading
Visit the amusement Park “Europa-Park”
A few years ago, while living in Freiburg, I realized that not far from the city is the largest amusement Park “Europa-Park” (Europapark), and that we ought to visit it. The Park is located in rust, in the South of Germany. Largest he is 900.000 m? and is the second largest in Europe after Disneyland Paris. In the Park, in addition to numerous attractions, there are also hotels, restaurants, cafés, camping and even 4-D cinema.
The Park was divided into 16 parts, which, as already its name suggests, this Park is provided in the form of European countries: Italy, Holland, UK, France, Austria, Scandinavia, Switzerland, Spain, Germany, Russia, Greece, Portugal and Iceland. Accordingly, the rides carry the character of the country in which they are located, and restaurants offer ethnic cuisine.
Ride all the rides in one day — not physically possible. First, a lot of them, and secondly almost every one of them need to stand in line. The higher, steeper and more dangerous than the ride, the longer the queue. For example, to ride on Silver Star, which is clearly the main attraction, in the queue need to stand at least an hour!
To schastlivaja never attracted me, and I chose the quieter rides. Continue reading
Last week its 160th anniversary celebrated Danish amusement Park Tivoli, situated in the centre of Copenhagen. I propose to make a trip to the beautiful and amazing amusement parks around the world. Yet virtual. And then – who knows?
But first, a little history. It is believed that the first amusement Park was built 430 years ago. It was a Danish “Bakken”, existing to this day. According to legend, the site was a healing spring, beside which he loved to relax by local residents. When people come here, and the entertainment industry: began to gather street artists, built the booths and Inns, the first rides.
Initially amusement parks with a carousel, comic statues and fountains monsters was entertainment for the nobility. By the way, the first mechanical roller coaster hill was built by the Russian engineer Andrei Nartov for king Peter I. So it’s only roller coaster we call “American” all over the world they are “roller coaster”.
In the nineteenth century in America, amusement parks began a kind of advertising campaign. On weekends, the citizens seldom go on the trams. Not to stand idle and not to suffer losses, the transport company decided to stimulate passenger interest, creating at terminal stations marshrutkami rides.
Originally the entrance was free, already then it became clear that such parks is an independent gold mine. Continue reading