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Famous amusement parks

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

The scariest rides in the world

Adrenaline addicts should visit in the small American town of Glenwood springs, Colorado. Here you can get the unreal splash of adrenaline and unforgettable experience.

Amusement “Giant Canyon” (Giant Canyon Swing) at the amusement Park Glenwood Caverns (Glenwood Caverns ) located on the side of a cliff at an altitude of 400 meters above the Colorado river.

The swing can accommodate four passengers, swinging them at 112 degrees above the horizon at 80 km per hour. Once at the highest point, the adventurers can look to an almost endless cliff, opening beneath them.

The Creator of swing Steve Beckley (Steve Beckley) tried to ride the rides once, but was so scared that did not dare to try again.

The Takabisha ride in a famous Japanese amusement Park Fuji-Q Highland entered the Guinness Book of records as the attraction with the steep angle of descent at 121 degrees. Swept through 7 loops, passengers are falling at a speed of 100 km per hour on 43 meters down.

Attraction “Thunder Dolphin” (“Thunder Dolphin”) is located in the amusement Park Tokyo Dome City is the 6th tallest continuous coaster in the world. Its uniqueness lies in the fact that during the trip, he passes TERASBETONI ring in the building as well as through the world’s first centerless Ferris wheel. Continue reading

Dreams that come true

Don’t know about you, but for me one of the most alluring and captivating children’s dreams was a trip to Disneyland. and preferably for a few days. Charmed pink castle of sleeping Beauty, cheerful parades of Mickey mouse and friends, interesting attractions in the Kingdom of dreams. I think so many who grew up on the cartoons of Walt Disney studios. But, of course, back when we didn’t know that in the world there is not a single Park Studio. Today in the world there are 5 parks Disneyland and today I will tell you about what they differ, besides the obvious differences in location.

The oldest of the parks was opened on 17 July 1955 in the town of Anaheim, California in the United States. It was as though he recreated the world of cartoons and fairy tales, where children and adults can immerse themselves in the magic of history and reality to experience an unforgettable adventure. At the moment, the huge complex consists of several zones,”countries” to the Main street, reminiscent of the streets of the city in the Middle West: a World of adventure, recreating the impenetrable jungle; the Border country, where you can immerse yourself in the life of the Wild West; the land of make believe — habitat heroes disney cartoons; The country of the future — in a positive opinion on it;Area of New Orleans — imitation of the mysterious American city; Country animals — look at American fauna; Multan Mickey — like from the film “Who framed Roger rabbit?”. The ticket price for one day for an adult is about $ 80 and allows unlimited access to all rides. if you stand in the queue, of course. Continue reading

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