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
Nagatinskaya floodplain also will be building a concert hall, a hotel complex and a children’s yachting school. A significant part of the territory will be a public city Park. The coastal zone of the Moscow river will become a pedestrian promenade
All this and more was discussed today during the presentation of the project with the participation of the mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin and Minister of culture of Russia Vladimir Medinsky.
As noted by the mayor, begins to come true the dream of Muscovites about creating a great theme Park world level. “We worked a lot on this project. Selected various investors, invited foreign investors, but, unfortunately, one after another, these projects were no longer required and have not been implemented. Today we are embarking in the Nagatinskaya floodplain of a large project. I hope it will be implemented in the coming years”, — said Sobyanin, adding that the abandoned area will become a flourishing garden.
“It is good that involved a huge investment, but what’s great is that you create an object that will delight children and their parents. There will be children’s smiles and laughter, is the most important”, — said Sobyanin. Continue reading
Disneyland – the amusement Park and attractions in Paris. The company “Walt Disney” discovered this wonderful place in 1992 in the suburbs of the capital of France – Marne-La-Vallee. And now Disneyland Paris is one of the 5 Disneyland in the world .
On the extensive area of Disneyland Paris (almost 2000 acres) is the Park complex Disneyland Park and Walt Disney Studios Park (Walt Disney studios) that includes blocks with restaurants, boutiques, souvenir shops and entertainment clubs. Created excellent conditions for sports activities, there is even a school for the young Manchester United footballers.
How to get to Disneyland Paris?
Disneyland has its own railway station, so getting to the Park is easy: the capital of the country there are regular train connections. Line A4 high-speed train will take you to places in half an hour. Stop where you need to go, named after the town of Marne-la-Vallee. In the Park there are 7 upscale hotels.
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