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
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