Some places of the French capital like a fairy tale. We are talking about amusement parks. We have already talked about the world famous and beloved by all kids Disneyland, and today will visit no less amazing Park that bears the name of one of the national heroes of France.
Magic country under the name of Asterix in the suburbs of Paris. This is a huge Park, which invites you to travel back in time to find yourself in the country of the Gauls, where you can feel the wrath of the mighty gods, to visit the parade of characters from their favorite comics and Gladiator fights, to the skating rink, to see a miracle at the circus and taste the incredibly delicious treats in stylish cafes.
Homely amusement Park Asterix is not as grandiose as Disneyland. But Parisians love it for the fact that it has a modern French flair, unlike its Americanized counterpart. In the village of the Gauls ruled by a powerful General Caesar, and the inhabitants are made of magic liquid.
Here every day is a real holiday with fun rides, exciting adventures and carnival performances. Kids can ride the bumper cars, and more brave and courageous young people of school age to ride a loop ride called Goudurix. However, this extreme is well suited for adults who crave poluchitsja dose of adrenaline. Just imagine the rise tridtsatipjatiletnego elevation and abrupt descent. And all this at a speed of 70 kilometers per hour! 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
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