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
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
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