10 of the best amusement parks in the world

10 of the best amusement parks in the world

Have you dreamed of as a child to go to Disneyland? And do you know what amusement parks in addition to Disneyland are among the best in the world? But in Russia? At the end of the post you will find out what are the three amusement park, considered the best in Russia.

№10. Port Aventura - Spain

Amusement Park and European resort of Port Aventura is located in Salou, near Barcelona. Port Aventura - it is the most visited amusement park in Spain, every year it is visited by more than 3 million people.. Opening Date: May 1, 1995.

On 117 acres of this mall you will find 40 rides, 4 hotels, a water park, beach clubs and golf courses. a huge lake of 3 hectares located in the middle of the park.

The park has six thematic areas: the Wild West, the Mediterranean, China, Mexico, the Children's country Sesame and Polynesia. Throughout the day at the park you can observe 90 shows in theaters and on the streets.

10 of the best amusement parks in the world

№9. Disneyland - France

Disneyland Paris - a complex of amusement parks company "Walt Disney" in the town of Marne-la-Vallee, 32 km east of Paris.

When France appeared Disneyland, this country confidently took the leading position in the number of tourists. Disneyland - a place where dreams come true. Disneyland Paris - a replica of the park in California. Here, everything is left to chance, from the dizzying rides and favorite cartoon characters to hotels, restaurants, bars and nightclubs. To fully enjoy all the delights of the park, you need to stop here at least for a few days.

Park opened its doors to the public April 12, 1992. On the territory of 1943 hectares located Disneyland Park and Walt Disney Studios Park, funfair Disney Village, the golf course Golf Disneyland, hotels, business and residential areas. Each year, on average, Disneyland Paris is visited by about 12 million. Man.

10 of the best amusement parks in the world

№8. Amusement park and zoo-marine oceanarium SeaWorld Orlando - USA

SeaWorld Orlando - Amusement park and Zoo marine-aquarium in Orlando, Florida, USA, was opened December 15, 1973.

Here show shows with marine animals - dolphins, whales killer whales, sea lions. You will be able to see animals such as polar bears, belugas, seals, penguins, sharks and others.

Rides and roller coasters, water slides and 3D show will impress adults and children.

SeaWorld Orlando has an area of ​​81 hectares, is open all year round. The park is visited by about 5 million. People annually.

10 of the best amusement parks in the world


№7. Historical theme park Le Puy du Fou - France

Puy Du Fou - a historical theme park in France. Park area - more than 50 hectares.

The park is not easy - there are recreated historical events: the battle of gladiators, Roman parades, games of ancient times, chariot races. The park is dedicated to the history of France from ancient times to the early 20th century. Puy du Fou park consists of several departments: environmental, historical and amusement park.

The founder of the park is considered to Philippe Le Joly de Villiers de Sentinon. Today he is a well-known politician, businessman, father of seven children. But while still a student, in 1978 he decided to restore the building of a medieval castle, and show there performances. So amusement park with a variety of scenes for the show has been created, and in 1989 there were historical and ecological parks. Thus began the historic amusement park, which over the years has turned into a city of entertainment. Today it is also called the second embodiment of the French Disneyland.

10 of the best amusement parks in the world

№6. Tivoli Gardens - Denmark

Did you know that Walt Disney to create Disneyland inspired it "Tivoli" park? Tivoli Gardens - the pride of Copenhagen. The park was opened in 1843 - it is one of the oldest parks in Europe. Then such entertainment gardens in the eastern style only began to become fashionable in Europe.

26 attractions work in park during the summer months and 29 rides during Halloween and Christmas. The most popular is considered to be the very first roller coaster in "Tivoli" - Roller Coaster in 1914. As well there is a theater mime and luxurious boutique hotel Nimb 1909, on the architecture resembling the Taj Mahal.

Park area - 82 000 m2. Every year the park is visited by about 4 million. Man.

10 of the best amusement parks in the world

№5. Beto Carrero World - Brazil

Amusement park "Beto Carrero World" is located on the island of Santa Katarn. The park is divided into seven unique regions. In the park is located a large castle called "Castle of Nations", an area of ​​10,444 square meters. Inside the castle there is an attraction "Wild Adventure" - railway. Also, there are numerous shops and cafes.

In the park there are many themed areas with their attractions. During the "Walking on the helicopter" is a beautiful view of the city Pena and the park itself. Also at the park is a zoo with hundreds of animals of different species: tigers, jaguars, bears, lions, giraffes and elephants.

10 of the best amusement parks in the world

№4. Disneyland - USA

Disneyland in the United States (California) - the first Disneyland in the world. It was opened in July 1955. Favorite cartoon characters walking around the park, creating a festive atmosphere and fairy tales for kids. Breathtaking roller coaster ride - fun for older children and adults. To date, the entertainment complex Disneyland Resort includes:

1) Disneyland Park - the original theme park.

2) Disney's California Adventure Park - a new theme park.

3) Downtown Disney - entertainment area with numerous restaurants, games, theater.

4) Disneyland Resort Hotels - Hotels Disneyland.

Number of visiting Disneyland -. More than 600 million people since its opening. By visiting this mall a family vacation, you give yourself and your children a memorable experience.

10 of the best amusement parks in the world

№3. Europa-Park - Germany

The second most popular theme park in Europe, after Disneyland Paris. Europa-Park is located in the German state of Baden-Württemberg near the town of Rust, near the French-German border. Every year the park is visited by about 4 and a half million people. This is certainly not comparable to the performance of Disneyland in Florida, but it is worth remembering that it is not a year-round Europa-Park.

The park was opened in 1975 as an exhibition of achievements of the family Mack, since 1780 engaged in the manufacture of vehicles. The park has a dozen American women of slides and other fun rides, a variety of shows and events. Europa-Park - is a full resort with many hotels.

The park is interesting for its concept - its thematic areas are some thumbnails of the European states. In total, Europa-Park 11 countries represented: Scandinavia, Germany, France, Holland, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Portugal, England, Greece and Russia.

In addition to the areas of the countries in the park there is also a fabulous site: "The Enchanted Forest", the castle of Sleeping Beauty, "Jungle", "The World of the Vikings."

10 of the best amusement parks in the world

№2. Discovery Cove - USA

Discovery Cove - a revolution in the field of theme parks in Florida. "Discovery Cove" was conceived as a private island. Its five main sectors are located in a beautiful area with waterfalls, pools and caves, interconnected beaches.

1. Coral reef. Here you will find caves, coral reefs, thousands of beautiful tropical fish, sharks frightening. Admire the beauty of all this is possible through the transparent wall.

2. Aviary. There are more than 250 birds from around the world. Tropical birds will delight the eyes bright plumage. You can feed the birds and other animals.

3. Ray Laguna. Here you can swim on the slopes, some of which grow up to 1.5m in length. Swims along a tropical river, admire the unique scenery: rainforests, underwater caves, waterfalls, sandy beaches and rocky lagoons. There is also an underwater cave.

4. Dolphin Lagoon. Here you can enjoy the company of beautiful dolphins, swim with them, holding their fins.

5. Laguna Grill. This could come in the evening to relax, enjoy gourmet food and dancing.

10 of the best amusement parks in the world

№1. Islands of Adventure Universal - USA

Orlando Universal Studios - Theme Park Resort in Florida. Today, Universal Studios consists of two theme parks, an entertainment complex and four hotels.

In 1990, only one theme park opened - Universal Studios Florida, and in 1995 construction began Islands of Adventure. Along with the new theme park on the territory of Universal Studios Orlando has appeared alley urban walks CityWalk, where there are many restaurants, shops and nightclubs. In some parts of the park are sometimes filming. Therefore, visitors, visiting various subject areas can stumble onto the set.

Universal Studios Orlando on the structure is divided into eight thematic areas: Hollywood, New York, San Francisco, the World Expo, London and Diagon Alley, Springfield, Central Production and Woody Woodpecker Kidzone.


Top Parks Russian entertainment:

1. Safari Park (Gelendzhik)

2. Amusement park Divo Island (Saint-Petersburg)

3. Park Sochi (Sochi)