The organizers received a lot of responses, but almost all of them were unoriginal — basically it was proposed to build a higher tower. Even Alexander Gustave Eiffel sent his project, which again was limited to the construction higher than the Parisian tower (Burnham received several dozen letters of protest from leading American engineers, perturbed by such unpatriotic approach).
Young engineer George Ferris came up with the idea. Considering various projects, one day during a dinner with colleagues he remembered the wheels of water mills, which saw growing on the Carson river in Nevada. By the end of dinner he was drawing on napkins sketches a giant Ferris wheel with cabins for visitors. Most of his colleagues found the project to be absolutely impossible, but Ferris was persistent. He spent $25 000 of their own funds (at that time a lot of money) for the creation of drawings and the development of precise specifications of structures, and finally, on November 29, 1892, the administration of the exhibition agreed. However, with one condition — unlike the Eiffel tower, whose construction was partially financed by the French government, and Ferris had to find the money to build the wheels (and he succeeded). In addition, the construction was given only 22 weeks (and during golodnostepskiy winter). Continue reading
Mirabilandia is one of the most popular. The Park has over 40 rides, the most exciting of which is the attraction of Maya, a modern cinema, circus, ballet, ice skating, laser show, performances of stuntmen. On-site Mirabilandia are more than 16 bars and cafés.
Park “Fiabilandia” is the world of fairy-tale characters, among them Pinocchio, Merlin, Superman, and many others. In the Park there is a Museum of dolls, mini jungle, settlement of the Wild West, dancing fountains. At the children’s disco, Okkadisk entrance for adults is strictly prohibited.
On the shores of lake Garda, lies the amusement Park “Gardaland”. It’s the Italian equivalent of Disneyland. The many rides and themed areas. New Park – stereoscopic attraction-journey into the unknown world of dinosaurs and huge insects. On the territory of Gardaland, Botanical gardens, Safari Park, water Park, Park of world cinema.
Near Rome is the amusement Park “Italy in miniature” – one of the oldest parks. On the territory of the Park area is 85 thousand square meters, you can see all the famous sights of Italy – from the Roman Coliseum to mount Etna in Sicily. All are 270 works of art. The Park has a car – and railway, which goes to the mini-transport built the airport, organized a mini-street. Continue reading
The amusement Park is a huge modern amusement Park, located on the third floor of the water Park “Moreon” and has no analogues in the Yasenevo district.
More than 60 exciting and varied attractions on 900 sq. m. will give Your child lots of positive emotions! Auto and motor racing, flying planes and spaceships, a mysterious four-level maze, bright carousel, air hockey and many other slot machines will not get bored even the most demanding visitors. The youngest guests can spend time in the separate games room.
In the amusement Park You can see one of a kind attraction EXO SKELET – unforgettable flight in virtual reality!
When you receive bonus points – a huge prittey with gifts for every taste!
More than 60 exciting and varied attractions on 900 sq. m. will give Your child lots of positive emotions! Auto and motor racing, flying planes and spaceships, bright carousel, air hockey, video games, and more!
You’ll find dozens of various games, winning in which You will receive bonus points that can be exchanged for gifts in pristene!
A four-level maze with a dry pool and trampoline, games and entertainment! Continue reading