11 Dec Top 7 Amusement Parks in the World
- Dyrehavsbakken, Denmark –
This amusement park lies just ten minutes away from Copenhagen, Bakken and is one of the oldest amusement parks in the world. The par was opened in the year 1583 due to the finding of a natural spring in the area. During these times finding clean water was a miracle and therefore many people began flocking to this region and along with them came entertainers of all kinds. Soon enough the area turned in to an amusement park, and today it has around thirty-three rides here.
- Magic Kingdom, Florida –
In the year 1971, the Magic Kingdom opened as on the first of the four theme parks at Disney’s Orlando Resort. The park attracts millions of visitors every year, and last year it made a record of 20 million visitors. It then became the world’s most visited theme park continuously for the last 5 years.
- Ferrari World, Abu Dhabi –
The Ferrari World opened in the year 2010 and is said to be one of the world’s largest indoor amusement parks. This amusement park is family oriented and is also home to the world’s fastest rollercoasters that work at a speed of 150mph.
- Six Flags Great America, Illinois –
Six Flags Illinois is home to Goliath which is the Usain Bolt of rollercoasters. It is one of the world’s tallest, steepest and fastest wooden rollercoasters in the world. There’s also X Flight, 3000 feet drops, inversions, zero-g rolls, and barrel rolls. This is an all-around family entertainer that includes all types of water rides, live performances, children’s rides and also thrill rides.
- PortAventura Park, Barcelona –
This is Europe’s largest theme park combined themed 4-star hotel. It opened in the year 1995, and one of its most famous rides was the Dragon Khan rollercoaster which had the highest loops of its time. Today, they have thirty-seven rides, more than a hundred shows every day, and is further divided into six theme-based areas known as China, Mediterranean, Polynesia, Mexico, SesamoAventura and Far West.
- Coney Island, New York City –
The Coney Island is more of an amusement area than an amusement park. It has been around since the late 1800s and was famous as America’s amusement capital. When the area was at its peak, there were three parks names, Steeplechase Park, Dreamland, and Luna Park.
- Tivoli, Copenhagen, Denmark –
The primary reason behind the popularity of Tivoli is its location at the heart of the city. Tivoli was built in the year 1843, and during this time the land surrounding it was barren and very spacious. Tivoli is known to be the second oldest amusement park in the world and also the inspiration for Disneyland. Today Tivoli is a place of entertainment that is host to music programs, artists, food and thrill rides.