Who said amusement parks are interesting only to kids? Believe me, the adults just as well come to the delight of steep roller coaster and even animators dressed in costumes of fairytale characters. So it’s safe to say that the amusement Park is the best place for the whole family. In Germany. perhaps the biggest concentration of theme parks in Europe. We present to your attention the top seven German theme parks .
Not far from Strasbourg . almost on the border between Germany and France. is the largest German amusement Park – Europa-Park. There are more than 100 rides and attractions, located in 13 thematic areas, each associated with a specific European country – Germany, France, Greece, Russia, Spain, Iceland and others. In each zone-Europe Park, you can taste national dishes or to purchase the Souvenirs.
Roller coasters, water rides, carousels and go-karting can all be found in the popular Hyde Park. This Park is located in the town of Soltau . located between Hamburg and Hannover . Here you will find more than fifty attractions! Lovers of romance is recommended to visit “the world of primitive people”, a notorious thrill-seekers will be to the liking big roller coaster. In Hyde Park is the biggest in Europe wooden rollacoster .
If you’re near Cologne. be sure to visit the amusement Park Fantasy land. This is a real fairy-tale world, composed of 6 regions: Africa, Mexico, China town, Berlin, and countries of the Fantasies and the Mysteries. 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
In the Northern part of Italy, on the shores of picturesque lake Garda is the country’s largest amusement Park “Gardaland”. This is one of the most popular parks in Europe: thanks to its extremely strategic location it attracts tourists not only by the various attractions, but also indescribable beauty of nature. We recommend you to come here for a few days and after visiting the Park to enjoy an excursion in the surroundings of lake Garda. The beauty of these places will not leave you indifferent.
“Gardaland” is located at the same distance from Milan and Venice, you can reach it by train, buying a ticket to the station of Peschiera del Garda, from which every half hour to the Park by a free Shuttle bus. There are bus tours to the Park from Verona, Bergamo, Brescia and Vicenza. Get to the Park independently, riding on the highway A4 Torino-Trieste and follow the signs. Be careful – turn to the “Gardaland” on the highway made a rather dodgy road junction.
The territory of the Park “Gardaland”
The Park is one of the biggest in Europe and on its territory you can easily get lost – it is recommended to take an illustrated map of the Park, which will help save time and don’t pass up interesting attractions. The Park is divided into several tematicheskii age zones marked on the map in different colors. Continue reading