10 Sensational Amusement Parks You Need to Know
For centuries, amusement parks have made generations of children and adults experience the most extreme sensations in their toys. Who doesn't remember the endless dread aboard the ghost train? Or the cold in the belly before the first ride of the roller coaster?
We have separated some of the most amazing parks on the planet, which go far beyond Disneyland and Beto Carrero World. Some of them are in places like Japan, Vietnam, UAE and even North Korea. Check out!
1. Nagashima Spa Land, Japan
One of the park's most sought after attractions is the steel roller coaster called Steel Dragon 2000 - the longest on the planet, over 2 kilometers long. It reaches an incredible 153 km / h and its highest point is 97 meters high!
Also in Nagashima is the third largest wooden roller coaster in the world, the imposing 1, 700-meter Cyclone White.
2. Efeteling Park, Netherlands
Opened in a small southern Dutch village in 1952, this is one of the most popular theme parks on the Old Continent. With fairytale-inspired architecture, it houses a total of 36, 000 attractions, including six roller coasters, on its 720, 000 m².
One of the most amazing roller coasters in the park is called Jorge and the Dragon. Its highest point is 25 meters from the ground and its top speed reaches 75 km / h.
3. Chimelong Ocean Kingdom, China
It is located in the tourist Chinese city of Chimelong, the largest aquarium on the planet, according to the Guinness Book. In the 12.87 million liters of water in the reservoir, we can see the species of the five oceans that exist in the world.
The giant aquarium is one of the attractions of Chimelong Ocean Kingdom, which also has amusement park, zoo and concert arena.
4. Tivoli Gardens, Denmark
Our next attraction is in Copenhagen. Opened in 1843, the Tivoli is the second oldest amusement park in the world. In 2012, it received over 4 million people, being the fourth most visited in Europe.
With much more modest gaps than today's roller coasters, this was the Rutschebanen - Tivoli feel in the year 1900.
5. Europa Park, Germany
Home to twelve roller coasters, Europa Park is Germany's largest theme park and one of the few on the European continent to open during the winter. Every day, 50, 000 visitors can enjoy its more than 100 attractions, including an amusement park, splash track, 4D cinema, flight simulator, water slide and ice theater.
By far, you can see Silver Star, one of Europa Park's most sought after attractions. Another surprising attraction is the Wodan-Timbur Coaster, a giant wooden roller coaster that can quickly reach 100 km / h.
6. Lotte World, South Korea
Just to give you an idea of the grandeur of this place: In addition to an amusement park, this Seoul complex is home to shopping malls, a luxury hotel, a museum, sports courts and countless movie theaters.
7. Sui Tiên, Vietnam
Suôi Tiên is located in the Vietnamese city of Ho Chi Minh. This curious park has its attractions inspired by characters of local stories and legends and even houses a statue of Buddha.
8. Ferrari World, United Arab Emirates
In addition to being the largest indoor theme park on the planet, Ferrari World has the fastest roller coaster. Under the huge red roof, with a 65-meter logo of the Italian automaker, are 20 attractions, such as a permanent exhibition of its most famous vehicles.
This was the reaction of F1 drivers Felipe Massa and Fernando Alonso when facing the 240 km / h of the Russian Formula - the fastest roller coaster in the world. The 90-second commute must be made with special glasses to protect the eyes from impact with air.
9. Blackpool Pleasure Beach, England
The coast of England received in 1896 Blackpool, a roller coaster specialist. Among the ten in the park, Big One is considered one of the largest in Europe, reaching a height of 71 meters and a top speed of 140 km / h.
The park also houses the Big Dipper, opened in 1934.
10. Keason Youth Park, North Korea
One of the top nightlife attractions in Pyongyang, the North Korean capital, is Keason Youth Park, one of the city's three state-run amusement parks.
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