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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

The amusement Park “Liseberg”

Advantages: the Diversity, the beautiful Park

Disadvantages: the Queue ends quickly day

To this Park I was in Tivoli (Copenhagen, Denmark) during the Christmas fair. In December it is cold – not to drive, and here I was at the opening of the summer season, during Easter in April.

To get to the Park you need to pay an entrance fee of 100 SEK. Or free with card from city card. To ride possible to buy additional tickets for any rides or buy a wristband Annual Pass (225 CZK) which enables the whole day to ride any attraction that I did. The price for each depends on the number of coupons – 1 to 4. Baby for example 1 coupon, and the adrenaline 3-4 coupon. So how was the opening attraction was a queue and sometimes not be seen for what you are. I tried to go everywhere, since you had the chance. Often had to remove their shoes in order not to lose it. Around the Park, beautiful flower beds, waterfalls. There are hand prints of famous people. Even has its own walk of fame with stars.

First tried the SCREAMIN’ SWING. Such huge swings, that starts to swing harder and higher, as much spirit catches.

Roller coaster BALDER, one of the biggest wood in the world. A maximum speed of 90 km/h, are connected to 70 degrees.But I was not particularly impressed.

The Park has several varieties of slides. Classic Ferris wheel FERRIS WHEEL. View from the top, but few thrills. Continue reading

Named the best roller coaster in the world

Perhaps the most popular attraction in the world were and still are a roller coaster, or roller coaster, as they call themselves Americans.

Indeed, what could be more exciting than a ride with great speed on the trolley, which writes out unimaginable turns, sometimes forcing to question the existence of gravity on a particular attraction? It is therefore not surprising that roller coaster so many fans around the world. And if one is enough of an attraction located in the nearby amusement Park, the other in search of thrills ready to fly thousands of miles just to ride the roller-coaster-record-breakers. Also, its kind of extreme tourism.

So what are the most popular roller coaster in the world?

And their theme is the United States. It was there in 1884 built the first roller coaster. It is therefore not surprising that the creators of a roller coaster trying to outdo each other, creating the highest, fastest and longest rides.

We have made our ranking of the fastest, highest and longest roller coaster in the world .

Attraction Kingda-Ka . located at Six Flags Great Adventure . state of new Jersey, not for nothing was nicknamed the “terror machine”. Trolley with screaming passengers off here to a height of 139 metres and plunging down at the speed of 296 km/h by the Way, this slide is the first not only in height but in speed, which develops truck. Continue reading

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Outdated amusement parks dazzle with their beauty. In these desert areas, filled with mysticism and mystery, once rested adults and heard the laughter of children. Amusement parks in the twentieth…

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