One of the biggest and most popular canadian amusement parks were built in Montreal (Saint Helena) in 1967, on the eve of the international exhibition “Expo”. This Kingdom of thrills covers an area of 59 hectares, which is home to more than 40 different rides. Every year, La Ronde is visited by 2 and a half million holidaymakers.
Ride to shout
The oldest “roller coaster” in the Park of Montreal – the famous “Monster” (Le Monstre), the track with wooden rails with a height of about 40 meters. Curved air on the road famously fly 7 trailers, each of which fits 4 people. The system safety belts are made so as to maintain the passengers the illusion of constant danger – it seems that they are not able to fix the person.
One of the Park’s adrenaline slides – “Vampire”. Her people do not go, but rather fly – the passengers are located on the outboard seats (like those used in ski lifts), dangling his legs in the air. The speed is very decent up to 80 km/h. It has a length of 823 meters, periodically lifting and dropping with a 32-metre slopes. In fact, “Vampire” resembles the American attraction “Batman”.
The Park where all dissemenated
Until 2001, the Park belonged to the city municipality, but was later purchased by the American entertainment network Six Flags – which is why today La Ronde is known in Canada as the Park Six flags. Continue reading
Street artist Banksy has created his own amusement Park — nightmare version of Disneyland
If the word “Demoland” can you imagine the nightmarish version of Disneyland, then you’re probably right. This mystical and terrifying Park created by the famous street artist Banksy, known for his eccentric work. The Park opened in the UK, and its total area is just over a hectare. The project, which until the discovery was kept secret, located in an abandoned swimming pool complex Tropicana in Weston-super-Mare. It is a complex and intricate theme Park, over which Banksy worked together with 50 other artists from different countries of the world.
The entrance to the “Demoland” costs £3 (4.7 USD), the Park will be open only 5 weeks. Here’s how it is written in the official brochure of the attraction:
“Are you looking for an alternative to soulless, banal and mawkish way to spend a weekend with your family? Or just want something cheaper? Then this is the place for you — it’s a chaotic new world where you can hide from mindless escapism. Instead of a stall with burgers we have a Museum. Instead of souvenir shops we have a library. However, and gift store we have here too. This ride is for adults, one can see gross images, disturbing images, lots of smoke and flares, as well as to hear not normative lexicon. Continue reading