Today, the construction of large-scale amusement rides is one of the most rapidly developing areas in the entertainment industry, in which millions of dollars are invested. Grand entertainment facilities built around the world – from the United States to Japan. Slides, high multi-storey building; the attraction of free fall; an enormous Ferris wheel and other, equally thrilling rides that attract millions of tourists – fans of extreme sports.
One of the most highest Ferris wheel has long been considered the famous London Eye (“London Eye”) with a height of 135 meters. A full rotation of this wheel makes a little more than half an hour. But recently, Singapore had built a Ferris wheel with a height of more than 160 meters. To make one circle, Singaapore Flyer (“son of Singapore”) should be about 40 minutes.
Another breathtaking attraction is set in USA and is called the Simulator of the launch of the spacecraft. In its creation were used the equipment used for real training of American astronauts. Visitors of the attraction will provide all the sensations of astronauts taking off into orbit.
The original attraction can be considered a catapult “Big Shot” – “Big Shot”, giving visitors the feeling of “free fall”. Ustanovlennuyu USA, catapult picks up participants at more than 320 meters up into the sky and “casts” them from this height at speeds over 100 km/hour. Continue reading
If we decide to still do mass amusements, it is unlikely that we will go around the roller coaster.
Moreover — “all is already stolen to us” (that is, invented to popdance) and the exact date when slides cannot be specified. I mean — you can only track the birth of a classical slides, with carriages on rollers and steep trajectories. Did the Americans in 1927, an attraction called “Cyclone” and was built in new York at Coney island. It’s interesting that it works still, what got in the national Register of historic places of America…
“Cyclone” built of wood that popdance very reasonable. However, from the standpoint of modern man it has a peculiarity — he never extreme. Well, that is so-so, well slide some. People go there as a historical celebrity. On the other hand, at the time of construction it was just extreme. Extremely popular. 25 cents for the trip — it was a lot, but the queues were long.
But “Cyclone” were built in the place of another — “Switchback Railway,” which was just a simple slope irregularities, was built in 1884, cost of tripper 5 cents and was also popular.Trailers, it went just under the force of gravity and just the rails, there were no modern clips that hold the under side slopes. In fact, the extremum it was no more than the carousel. Continue reading
One fine day, while traveling to our family in the South of Germany we were lucky enough to be close to rust to visit Europa-Park — one of the most famous parks in the world, with a vast territory, with many attractions and owned by only one family, Mack .
The amazing feature is that here are all the principal countries of Europe . Portugal, Russia, Germany, Switzerland, Greece, France and many others. For each country selected separate territory where you can feel the national character, which manifests itself in architecture, Souvenirs and, of course, the kitchen.
Children were running as usual from one side to the other, not knowing what to try. For example, in miniature of Holland, you can eat the fish in France is to taste national dishes, Flammkuchen and Crepes, Italy — pizza, in Germany, of course, sausages.
Throughout wandering animals, symbolizing the particular country that you are playing with and Photographed the kids. Russia is represented by imposing a bear :).
For General guidance about Europa-Park in Germany suggest a ride on the train with stops in almost every country, or to experience the comfort of monorail. Continue reading