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
The BOBBEJAANLAND amusement Park (Kaatsheuvel) last year, one of the oldest amusement parks Bobbejaanland Belgium received 25 million visitors. Opened an account in new million. Originally it was presented in two thematic sections: cowboys and Indians. And then there are various water rides, steep roads with crazy turns, breathtaking flight and space velocity. In 2004, the Park was rides for the thrill – slide, Typhoon and the Sledge Hummer (“Hammer”). Them added hill Oki-Doki and high-speed road with sharp turns Speedy Bob. And, of course, water rides, which always cause a lot enthusiasm. Just in the Park you can get the 43 fun if you visit all the existing rides. Opening hours: the Park is open from 4 April to 1 November from 10:00 – 18:00 admission: children below 1.40 cm – 1 879 R. * adults and children above 1.40 cm – 3 524 R. *
Park MINI – EUROPA (Brussels) If you want to see all the historical and architectural sights of Europe in just a few hours, in the Park Mini-Europe, located in Brussels, it is quite possible to implement. In the Park are mini-copies of the most important and beautiful monuments in the European Union at a scale of 1:25. Exhibits approximately 80 cities and 350 buildings. All models of ships, trains and cars in the “cities”of the existing Park. Continue reading