Port Aventura is the largest amusement Park in Spain and part of a popular resort. Located in the heart of Tarragona, a 10-minute drive from Salou. The sixth most visited amusement Park in Europe, for a year it receives more than three million tourists.
PortAventura opened in 1995. Today is a theme Park with many rides, a water Park, several Golf courses and a huge lake in General, more than one million square meters. The Park continues to evolve and expand. In 2014, the opening of the family attraction “Angkor: adventure in the lost Kingdom”, which is a rafting on an artificial river with a length of 300 meters, full of dangers and wonders of the jungle. In addition, the Spanish Park Port Aventura was honored to be the first European resort to host of the famous Cirque du Soleil.
According to the organizers, PortAventura is divided into 6 areas. Each of them is dedicated to a civilization left a significant mark in history. 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
Amusement parks in the twentieth century has been a favorite place for a nice family vacation. However, as time goes on, in place of these parks came in other bright, technologically advanced, with new idols for children. “The old guard” was simply not able to compete with them. Many buildings were closed and demolished to make way for shopping centers, while others were abandoned because of debts. However, those that were left, that recall the days when there was fun for adults and children.
Ruined and abandoned parks are filled with special energy, they could be a great place for filming some Thriller. Walking on those mysterious places, I want to look into every corner, sit on each attraction, because here was once full whole life.
1. Six Flags, New Orleans, USA
Amusement Park Six Flags (Six Flags), located in New Orleans, was deserted in 2005 due to the infamous hurricane Katrina almost completely destroyed this city.
2. Since then, little has changed and the Park is still closed, despite attempts by its owners to bring their creation to life. Continue reading