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The best amusement parks in Germany

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

“Europa-Park”

Visit the amusement Park “Europa-Park”

A few years ago, while living in Freiburg, I realized that not far from the city is the largest amusement Park “Europa-Park” (Europapark), and that we ought to visit it. The Park is located in rust, in the South of Germany. Largest he is 900.000 m? and is the second largest in Europe after Disneyland Paris. In the Park, in addition to numerous attractions, there are also hotels, restaurants, cafés, camping and even 4-D cinema.

The Park was divided into 16 parts, which, as already its name suggests, this Park is provided in the form of European countries: Italy, Holland, UK, France, Austria, Scandinavia, Switzerland, Spain, Germany, Russia, Greece, Portugal and Iceland. Accordingly, the rides carry the character of the country in which they are located, and restaurants offer ethnic cuisine.

Ride all the rides in one day — not physically possible. First, a lot of them, and secondly almost every one of them need to stand in line. The higher, steeper and more dangerous than the ride, the longer the queue. For example, to ride on Silver Star, which is clearly the main attraction, in the queue need to stand at least an hour!

To schastlivaja never attracted me, and I chose the quieter rides. Continue reading

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

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