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
Two in one: in the parks to have fun and pray at the same time
Worldwide theme parks are very popular with people. In addition to the famous “Disneyland”, there are many places of entertainment, landscape, historical, paleontological, Zoological, and even theme parks with a variety of concepts. A separate niche is occupied by parks with the so-called religious, pious component. Such places of fun, too diverse, with some religious themes is hardly traceable and rather conventional, others to join the faith in an entertaining format. Built and parks with a serious approach – that there come to visit the temples, churches, walk and enter into deep meditation.
Russia. The new vacation spot is called the “Park of world religions”. It will bring together a huge number of objects. In the educational area of the Park will be built a Church, a synagogue, a mosque and a Buddhist temple, and Museum of the history of religions and the Museum of the great Victory, 3D planetarium, and exhibition halls. In the leisure zone there will be a children’s Playground, sports grounds, cinema and a concert hall. In the commercial zone will house hotels, restaurants, bookstores and souvenir shops. Exactly where will be built a Park, is still unknown. The government of the Moscow region is looking for a suitable site, and territoryoccupied big, according to some – about 250 hectares. Continue reading
Being in the dark dungeons, alone with his fears, visitors await terrible traps and terrible creatures. Dark, frightening sounds, unexplained lights and the atmosphere of the maze seems familiar to Moscow you are transported into a mystical world ruled by fear. Here you can test your courage or squeal with your friends, you run into another scary surprise from the creators of the Maze of fear. In any case, intense emotions are guaranteed! Maze of fear is in the Museum of Erotic Art (entrance from 18 years).
The Ames room is a room designed in a certain way, in order to cause an optical illusion. Created by the ophthalmologist and psychologist Adelbert Ames in 1946, according to the original idea of Helmholtz.The room is perceived as a normal rectangular, although in reality it is not. The far wall is at an acute angle to one wall and, accordingly, at an obtuse angle to the other. Thanks to the false perspective created by including patterns on the walls and the floor (in this case black – and-white cells), the observer perceives this room is rectangular. The result is an optical illusion, a person standing in the middle (to the observer) corner of this room, looks like a giant, and located in the far corner – a dwarf. When moving a person from one corner to another, the feeling that it increases in size or decreases.
Way to experience true weightlessness without going beyond the atmosphere, only one flight on Il-76. Continue reading