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The biggest Disneyland in the world

The Chinese are building the biggest Disneyland in the world

At the end of last year ended 10 years of negotiations to establish Disneyland in Shanghai, and today began the construction of a 4 sq. km, the Correspondent of “Kommersant FM” in China Xenia Vasileva noted that the Park make the most of the Chinese, its specifics and charm.

The biggest in the world “Disneyland” was started today in Shanghai. It will be called “Magic Kingdom” and will begin work no later than 2016. Talks about creating a “Disneyland” in China was more than a decade and was completed only at the end of last year. Today, work began on the construction of the first phase. The ceremony of laying the first stone was attended by President of Walt Disney Robert Iger.

The only cost for the first phase of the Shanghai Disneyland will be nearly $ 4 billion. And will it be different from “Disneyland” in the world. For example, the Palace Mickey will be the highest in the world, told the correspondent of “Kommersant FM” in China Xenia Vasileva:

“The territory covers almost 4 sq km is only the first stage because it is envisaged that in the future the Park will expand and it will cover an area of about 10 sq. km. In this case, he could even become the largest in the world. Investment in this first project, its thematic title “Magic Kingdom” — are evaluated, the least 24.5 billion yuan, is 3 billion 700 million dollars. Continue reading

Amusement parks

What is the amusement Park? Slides, carousels, and the laughter and joy of children and adults too

However, for parents and even considerable costs, and not just for the rides – prices on ice cream and snacks in fast food in such places are just crazy. And thus the incomes of the owners. Predict that by 2008 they reach $ 25 billion. So it is natural that every year these parks are becoming more and more.

The first Bakken was opened in 1583 in Denmark. Then they began to form across Europe, and in 1846 – and on the other side of the Atlantic. There it started in Bristol, Connecticut. However, today the most visited Tokyo Disneyland. The race includes all new and new cities. In the Romanian Sighisoara founded the Park Dracula, their entertainment centers create in Tunisia, Guatemala, Alaska… Even we are trying to do something in Gelendzhik.

However, all of them – not in the top ten, if to judge on a summary table prepared on the basis of estimates of the European and American experts. Is Alton Towers in the English County of Staffordshire. Roller coaster here dispersed up to 61 miles per hour. There are enchanted places and multicyclic and adolescents. Entrance – $ 40, for children from 4 to 11 years 27,50, under four – free.

No. 2 – Busch Gardens in Tampa Bay, Florida, USA. 2700 exotic animals, including the albino tigers, hippos, rhinos. Continue reading

Roller coaster

Why the “roller coaster” called the “Russian” in the US, and why.

It is believed that the prototype of the famous roller coasters in America become customary ice slides, popular in tsarist Russia. Americans are just used for a sled trolley with wheels and got a “coaster”, named after the prototype of the invention. And the Russians, in turn, adopted it’s fun and called it a “roller coaster” because unlike our ice slides was very high.

Although there is another version, according to which in Russia began to make slides with trolleys under Peter I. St. Petersburg This fun you can see in the picture below.

Well, besides a foreign name is a good marketing ploy. People more attractive that is of foreign origin. For example, Russians are more willing to buy some French crackers than a cracker with the name of the neighboring town. Therefore, the French called “English kiss” seems much more attractive than the usual us.

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In Russia, roller coasters are called American because for the first time in the form in which we are accustomed to see them, they appeared in the US in the 19th, probably century.

And that is why they are in the Western tranorotzki called – is not clear. Well if their only in the United States so called, because in Spain and Italy. Continue reading

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