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
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
Port Aventura to invest 100 million euros to build a new theme Park
Themed amusement Park, PortAventura on the Costa Blanca in Spain (province of Catalonia) will invest 100 million euros in the construction of a new Park Ferrari Land, dedicated to the prestigious Italian car brand, reported portal “Interfax-Tourism” one of the Directors of PortAventura Giovanni Cavalli.
“Ferrari Land is not only a theme Park, where you can get an adrenaline rush, but also a kind of Museum where you can learn the history of the Ferrari brand. Located in Park restaurants you can enjoy Italian cuisine, that is, guests can plunge into the real Italian atmosphere. Visitors of all ages will be able to find in the Park class interests. The total investment in the Park will be about 100 million euros,” — he said.
According to Cavalli, the new product will attract up to a million visitors, which will bring the total number of visitors to PortAventura 5 million a year. The cost of tickets in the new Park will be announced in November.
The highlight of the Park is the accelerator – the highest slide in Europe with a height of 112 m. Passengers will be able to feel the same way as pilots of ”Formula 1”, when honorible within five seconds, accelerates to 180 kilometers per hour, which is equivalent to 1,35 g., “Just imagine: first you fly to a height of 112 metres and then you come plummeting down at an angle of 90 degrees. Continue reading