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Amusement Park and entertainment Divo Ostrov.

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

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 Park during your stay!

Transport: flight from Minsk

Accommodation: 4* hotel PORT AVENTURA 4*(Salou)

Tour type: leisure at sea (for all) Vacation

Note for the tour . The hotel is located in the large amusement Park is styled on Mediterranean fishing village. One of the best hotels in Benidorm with plenty of entertainment for every taste. Access to PortAventura Park is unlimited and admission is included in the price.

Tour description

The hotel has direct access to the area “Mediterránia” Park of PortAventura Park, this Mediterranean-style, is a replica of a quaint fishing village, with magnificent gardens and a truly beautiful lake. A great place to relax after a busy day in the Park, a small Villa in a pleasant environment near the sea. The hotel has two large outdoor pools. The hotel has all necessary for good rest during the day, which can be combined with fun and recreation. 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.

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In 1827, a mining company in Sammichele, Pennsylvania, built the railroads called “Mauch Chunk”, which worked solely on the force of gravity. Continue reading

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