The main attractions of Orlando and its environs – themed amusement parks. The most famous among them – “Walt Disney World”, located 29 km South from the city center, in lake Buena Vista. “Show the King the Lion”, “animal Kingdom”… Rides in this Park it is possible to enumerate indefinitely.
The Park Studio Universal one of the best entertainment – “the Wizarding world of Harry Potter”. HolyLand– educational Park for biblical reasons. Gatorland small crocodiles and reptiles. “Discovery Cove” water Park where you can swim with the dolphins. Just to look at the inhabitants of the deep sea, it is enough to visit the Oceanarium “Sea world”. They show a fantastic show; there are interesting exhibitions and attractions, from which captures the spirit. Less well known eco-Safari in Orlando. Meanwhile, it is a unique experience that allows you to meet all of the complex flora and fauna of Florida on one ranch.
In Orlando there are also some interesting museums for the lovers of the obvious and incredible should look into the Museum of Ripley’s “Believe it or not!”. The International Museum of trains you can not only see on the model, but to explore them built in exposition Park with slides and gardens.
It may seem that Orlando is a city for children, but it is not. Continue reading
Gazprom became the main sponsor of the amusement Park in Germany
Gazprom will be the main sponsor of Germany’s largest amusement Park “Europa Park” in rust (Federal state of Baden-württemberg, according to Deutsche Well.
In an interview with German news Agency DPA Director Park Roland Mack has stated that “Europe Park” signed with Gazprom the 5-year cooperation agreement providing for substantial sponsorship from the Russian gas monopoly. Information on the size of the transaction, said Roland Mack, the parties undertook not to disclose.
Currently a sponsor of the “Europe Park” includes Coca-Cola, Mercedes, Schöller and Kraft Food.
According to Roland Mack, after the founding of the “Europe-Park” 34 years ago “Gazprom” is the largest partner of the Park in the segment of advertising. For “Gazprom” cooperation with “Europa-Park” is the second volume of the advertising project after 2,5 years ago, he became the main sponsor of German football club “Schalke 04”.
“For us, as a medium-sized family enterprise is a partnership, cooperation with the concern of global significance is an important and decisive step towards growth, said Roland Mack. We hope that through this we will be able to attract new customer groups”. Continue reading
Ferris wheel – the most famous attraction in Moscow and soon it will not be. I believe that every city should have its own Ferris wheel.
The diameter of the wheel is 70 meters, height — 73 meters. The Ferris wheel was built in 1995 for the 850 anniversary of Moscow and became the highest attraction in Moscow and Eastern Europe. It has 40 passenger cabins, 12 of which are open. Each cabin can accommodate up to 8 passengers, and one turn of the wheel lasts 7 minutes.
During the construction of the wheel, it was the tallest in Europe, but later it surpassed the 90-meter attraction Eurowheel built in the Park of Mirabilandia in the UK, which is located in Ravenna in Italy, and 135-meter London eye in London, open to the public in 2000. The previous record among the Ferris wheels was: 94-metre Great wheel (English). in London, built in 1895 and demolished in 1907, and 100-metre Grande Roue de Paris in Paris, built for the world exhibition of 1900 in Paris and demolished in 1920.
This wheel is no longer the highest in Russia. The tallest Ferris wheel in Russia in the village of Lazarevskoye (the resort district of Sochi), the height of 80 m, open June 30, 2012. In 2004, plans to build a 170-metre wheel Rus-3000, but the project was cancelled. In 2009, the option was considered of building the wheel 180 meters in the Park of Culture, and in 2008-m — 150-foot wheel near Sparrow hills. Continue reading