Every year amusement parks have new rides, and some of them even becoming a kind of terrified.
In the famous Las Vegas, USA, is a skyscraper called the stratosphere with a altitude of 350 m. On the roof are 3 of the attraction is the tower Big Shot . carousel Insanity, and X Scream trailer . By themselves, these rides don’t look terrible. The highlight is that they are at a great height and skiing is over the abyss beyond the edge of the roof. The carousel rotates, developing overload. Tower allows you to experience the illusion of free fall. Trailer X Scream accelerates and hangs beyond the edge of the roof is particularly extreme.
Here in the US, Paramount, state, Agio is the tallest tower “free fall” . First, attendees raised to a height of 26 floors, and then the platform coming down from a speed of 100 km/h.
Many are already familiar with the attraction catapult . One of the highest instances is located in Saint Petersburg, on “Divo Island” . Design height of 54 meters, it is three columns, which are attached to steel cables. Capsules with visitors “shoot” to great heights, while hanging out and turning around. Continue reading
The old rides. now known as the “roller coaster”, has been considered from so-called “roller coaster”, which were artificially created, high icy hills, often occurring in the vicinity of St. Petersburg. Very popular in the 17th century ice slides built with a height of approximately between 20 and 24 meters, had the inclination, approximately fifty degrees and was reinforced by wooden supports. “Roller coaster” still replace the name “roller coaster” in many languages of the world.
Some historians claim that the first roller coaster was built by order of the Queen of Russia, Catherine the great in Saint Petersburg in 1784. Other historians believe the first roller coaster was built by the French, and from there was borrowed the idea of their creation. “Les Montagnes Russes a Belleville” (roller Coaster, Belleville) constructed in Paris in 1812, offered additional protective structures, including guides, who not only worked in the direction of safety, but also contributed to the development of a greater speed of descent.
The railway and gravity
In 1827, a mining company in Sammichele, Pennsylvania, built the railroads called “Mauch Chunk”, which worked solely on the force of gravity. Continue reading
Hearing or reading “amusement Park”, we immediately present a tremendous variety of parks with a carousel, rides, clowns, roller coaster, etc. But in the middle ages also was a kind of amusement parks. Summer swing in winter – ice slides, which during the carnivals and various fairs were established on the Central city squares. The oldest amusement Park “Bakken”, which still operates, was built near Copenhagen in 1583. According to legend, in the Royal Park, a little girl found a spring with healing water. Here flocked the people who wanted to be healed. Over time, entrepreneurs began to build around a spring Inns, various rides, booths, etc. This Park is now taking every year about two and a half million visitors. In this more than 150 variety of attractions.
In the world there are many different amusement parks, and visitors have the opportunity to ride the latest rides. Look at some world famous amusement parks.
• The Disneyland in Orlando (United States) . This giant Park covers an area of 11 thousand hectares. There are not only various attractions, but also popular marine parks, which attract both children and adults. In addition, there are small countries and kingdoms,for example, “Country pleasures”, “Magic Kingdom”, “Country fantasies”, “Country animals”, “the Country of the future” and others. Continue reading