The first Disneyland was opened on July 17 1955 in Anaheim (USA, California). This fabulous place was the embodiment of old dreams of Walt Disney, the Creator and inspirer of Disneyland – the Park recreates the world of favorite fairy tales and cartoons, the place in which it would be interesting for both children and adults. The Park is divided into 8 ‘countries’ (thematic areas), at the entrance to each of which the visitor with his head immersed in a themed environment, oblivious to the existence of another reality.
Later, in 1983, opened Disneyland in Tokyo, advantageously complemented by a theme Park Tokyo DisneySea.
1992 marked the Foundation of the largest in Europe amusement Park of Walt Disney in the suburbs of Paris. Here there are two theme parks: open to the delight of visitors in 1992, the Disneyland Park and Disney Olot Park Studio, which appeared 10 years later. Noteworthy entertainment, the Disney village, consisting of Nightclubs, discos, boutiques and restaurants.
The smallest and also the youngest of the disney theme parks was opened in 2005, Hong Kong Disneyland. 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