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
The first theme (from FR. attraction – attractive) appeared in Europe, where during fairs and carnivals enterprising showman entertained the people. The first buildings were simple – swing Yes ice slides.
The first theme (from FR. attraction – attractive) appeared in Europe, where during fairs and carnivals enterprising showman entertained the people. The first buildings were simple – swing Yes ice slides. In 1583, in Denmark there was built a Park “Bakken”, which was the beginning of the history of stationary amusement parks. Russian scientist‑engineer in the XVIII century, invented a mechanical sliding mount, but industrial production has been established only in the next century. The first motorized roller coaster with rails and the thundering trucks appeared first in new York and then in Japan.
Opening in 1955, “Disneyland”, built on the money of Walt Disney – an event, a landmark for the entertainment industry. The founder had planned to make 180 acres of people have experienced an exciting journey through the magical land of famous cartoons. After the first successful project parks were opened across America.
In Europe Disneyland was opened only in 1992.
Izvestnyaki in Europe are Disneyland Paris and theme – “Asterix”, the Spanish “Port Aventura”, the German “Europa-Park” and the Italian “Gardaland” and “Mirabilandia”. Continue reading