There are a huge number of theme parks that seem to have ceased to be just places of entertainment. The struggle for visitors – a fierce struggle – leads to the parks very, very strange.
Willy Wonka Giant candy roam freely in this world of chocolate fantasy, bringing children into ecstasy:
Of course, you can still find in this Park at least some harmony, but it turns out that harmony is just a cow:
Diggerlend (“Country diggers”) This theme Park, it seems, is constantly under construction. It is a fantasy of almost every little boy (and some adults) allows them to play huge, more than in real life, the sandbox with larger than life toys.
You can drive there police car, organize corporate events, and even doing a bachelor party.
Dubailand Dubailand is currently in development stages (which threatens to become a permanent condition in connection with the recent economic problems), but if it is completed, it will become a giant theme Park.
“Great Dubai wheel” is one of the largest in the world (right – the “Dubai of the Snow Kingdom”): Continue reading
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
The PortAventura Theme Park.
Port Aventura, one of the world’s largest amusement parks, is divided into six themed areas, five of which are: the Mediterranean, Wild West, Mexico, China, Polynesia – exist for a long time, and the sixth, children’s, Sesamo Aventura, opened only in April of this year. That’s really what we are really lucky! It is in this part of the Park we spent the lion’s share of time.
Right from the main entrance to the Park starts the area of the Mediterranean. At the entrance – a huge number of souvenir shops and cafes. A large pond, over which passes a large part of Furius Baco is one of the fastest roller coasters in the world.
“Polynesia”. Here is the most interesting attraction – Tutuki Splash, – something like a water roller coaster. Boat with people climbing to the height of five-story building and then plummets down, raising a bunch of spray. But that’s not all. When the boat comes out on a flat surface and, seemingly, all the adventures for the riding in it is over, they collapse the water jets from water guns, to shoot from which costs 1 Euro per minute:). The other end of the Polynesian area is a huge swing KontikiWave and Marina “Polynesian pies”.
And then – Sesamo Aventura… for kids! Continue reading