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
Just two metro stops from DILL hostel, the metro station “Krestovsky island”, is one of the biggest amusement parks and entertainment of St. Petersburg – Divo Ostrov.
Near the Gulf of Finland, near the exit of the metro station “Krestovsky island”. surrounded by rivers and canals of the historic Park complex, is this magnificent country of entertainment and amusement for children and adults. Quite large and well-kept area, divided into thematic areas, decorated in different styles, in a warm time of year – surrounded by flowers and greenery with handmade squirrels and rare birds, this place offers a pleasant stroll and relax from the city bustle. In the Park there is a small lake where you can ride on boats and catamarans.
The most important advantage in the Park are, of course, rides. By its technical facilities they are not inferior to the leading European and American amusement parks, and the pearl of this collection are a few Hyper – extreme rides that are in the TOP 10 best rides in the world.
Most popular extreme attraction, according to a survey of visitors to an amusement Park, is a “Booster”.The height of the structure, together with the platform of 50.05 m and height 48 m. 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