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 this post we will talk about “Spanish Disneyland” Park Port Aventura. The Park is located near Salou, an hour’s drive from Barcelona. 6 is visited in Europe and the most visited Park in Spain. Every year there are more than 3 million people. This is a great place where it will be interesting to both adults and children.
I reached the Park by train. Here is the station in Barcelona, with trains to the Park.
The station has many volunteers who will tell you what you need to buy a ticket and how to get to the train. The road to the Park takes about an hour.
I recommend to allocate admission to the Park 2 days. This time is enough to visit the main attractions and shows, and to watch a night show closing time.
I stayed at the Hotel PortAventura.The entrance to the hotel
The Park is divided into 6 themed areas: the Mediterranean , Wild West . Mexico . China . Polynesia and sesame (Park for young children).
The size of the Park is great to explore all of it leisurely walking pace – you need a few hours. Continue reading