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The most unusual rides

On one of the highest towers in the world — CN Tower in Ontario. Canada organized the ride. similar to what is available at the Chinese tower Long Ta. At a height of 356 meters above the main viewing area has a circular track with a special safety design, which visitors to the trailer using a 1.5-meter cable. Visiting the attraction is performed by groups of 6 students and lasts 30 minutes.

During this time, literally being on the edge of the abyss, you can slowly move around the tower to admire views of the city and to test their nerves to the test. The ticket price is 175 canadian dollars (about 180 USD ) and it includes in addition to the visit in the same video. the “certificate of achievement” and a ticket to visit the other attractions of the tower, among which is the glass floor .

“Verruckt” or “our” – nuts. The so-called water attraction -a slide in the U.S. city of Kansas city, who recently was recognized as the highest water slide in the world. As you know, recognition was official, as the Record in the Guinness Book of records. The height of the “Verruckt” is 51,38 meters. Incidentally, this is higher than the Statue of Liberty or Niagara falls. In order to be at the beginning of the slides. you will need to overcome as much, 264 steps up. To pass the “test”gain four characters that together and rushing through the water at speeds up to 110 km/h. It is planned that the official opening slides “Verruckt” will be held on 29 June this year. Continue reading

In Cheboksary

In Cheboksary, there was an unusual rides “Dungeon of fear” and “Secret Wonderland.”

MIRROR MAZE

One only has to log in these winding corridors of the 300 mirrors as it starts to capture the spirit. Literally in the beginning you begin to feel the effect of the optical illusion, which is just a few minutes can capture your attention with its beauty and uniqueness.

After going through the maze quite a bit to lose orientation in space — all around begins to seem a crystal ball with many facets, each of which reflects you. Most interesting is that moving through these halls, you see multiple copies of himself running in different directions.

Go through this maze from beginning to end — no easy task: the highly polished mirrors are confusing, and sometimes just impossible to understand in any direction you move, or even see the turn. To be perfectly honest, it leads to a strange mixture of confusion, wonder and pure joy of children.

By the way, to find a way out of it — it’s not so bad, because then you need to pass it in the opposite direction, and this is a more complicated task.

Very different experience you get from Dungeons of dread .

Maze of fear is imitatewatch and horrible dungeon, where at any moment from another angle or rotation can happen anywhere. Continue reading

Grand opening of the Park Disneyland in 1955

Early in his career, Walt Disney had a dream to build a huge Park next to his Studio to entertain visitors — a place where the whole family can have fun together. In 1953, he bought 160 acres in Anaheim, California. Two years later, after investing $ 17 million Disneyland Park was opened to the public.

The opening was shown on television. On opening there was only 6000 tickets, but a lot of people bought fake tickets; according to some estimates, the attendance was over 28,000, far more than the Park can accommodate.

Here you will forget today and enter the world of the past, future and fantasy. — THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY

The next day it was so hot that the newly laid asphalt began to melt. Strike of plumbers had forced Disney to choose between functioning toilets or running fountains. Disney chose the toilets. Some suspect that the lack of water was a ploy to sell more products Pepsi, the major sponsor.

Costumed actors preparing for the parade in honor of the opening.

But it was not the only problem during the opening… Quickly finished all the food and there was a gas leak, which was eliminated in the second half of the day. Continue reading

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