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The most extreme attractions in the world

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

Why the “roller coaster” is actually called “roller coaster”?

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

Amusement Park “Asterix”

Amusement Park “Asterix” opens its arms not only for fans of the adventures of the famous Gauls Asterix and Obelix, but for everyone. The opening of the Park took place in 1989, and since that time it pleased and delighted millions of visitors from around the world.

Is “Asterix” in a wonderful location among the lakes and hills, surrounded by a beautiful Park. On-site you can find not only plenty of rides, but also many other entertaining places: the Gallic village, the Dolphinarium, theater “Panoramix”, many shops and restaurants with a very interesting and unexpected interiors. Even girls that playing games for girls online. already familiar with all the decoration of rooms, then the rapture will appreciate the amazing atmosphere of these institutions.

For fans of extreme rest ideal following rides. “Thunder Of Zeus” . imagine a roller coaster ride of enormous proportions and with breakneck speed on it. The flights and a sudden fall accompanied by thunder from the lips of Zeus himself. “Goudurix” . also is a kind of roller coaster on which you are rushing in all directions. And, flying through huge loops and rings on the surface of the lake, the impression that a little bit more and you’ll fly! “Spies Of Caesar.” feel like a warrior on the side of a treacherous Caesar sent for deviceinformation on the Gallic village! Continue reading

Amusement parks in the UK
Alton Towers, Staffordshire This amazing Park offers entertainment for all tastes and ages and is one of the most visited attractions in the UK. This Park corresponds to the level…

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PORT AVENTURA
Tour Spain: PORT AVENTURA 4*(Costa Dorada/Salou) - unlimited access to Port Aventura theme Park during your stay! Spain . PORT AVENTURA 4*(Costa Dorada/Salou) - unlimited access to Port Aventura theme…

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Why the "roller coaster" is actually called "roller coaster"?
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.…

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