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The Giant swing

The landmark Bangkok — “the Giant swing”

One of the symbols of Bangkok!

If you come to Thailand, you first suggest to visit some sights and beautiful places in Bangkok before you travel to the Islands.

Attraction — “the Giant swing of Bangkok”

We’ve all been to amusement parks where a lot of interesting and amusing swings and shells. But I assure you you have never seen. In Bangkok is the giant swing, they are one of the symbols of the city. In 1784 in the heart of Bangkok was built the giant swing and their height is 42 meters.

Previously carried out an annual ritual of worshipping Lord Shiva as gratitude for a good harvest of rice. And during a brahmin ceremony at the end of December, beginning of January, 10 days used these swings.

According to Hindu mythology, to check the stability of the newly created world, God Brahma was ordered to melt Shiva on the top of the hill on which the snake will crawl and they can push Shiva to the bottom. According to legend, the giant swing is like Lord Shiva firmly standing on his feet. With great force, a team of brave men, chosen from the faithful, was swinging on that swing. Had teeth to tear a bag in which were coins, and the pouch at the height of 25 meters was tied to a post. It’s just strannopriemnici, and what were the participants, but there were winners who managed to rip the bag, and there were those who ended their lives tragically falling from a swing. Continue reading

One of the most horrible rides

If you want to tickle your nerves and get a powerful adrenaline in the blood, then choose an attraction and go to conquer!

10. Amusement “Giant Canyon” (Giant Canyon Swing), Colorado. The attraction is located on the edge of the cliff at a height of 400 meters. At the same time it can take four passengers. The 9th place. Formula Rossa (Ferrari World, Abu Dhabi, UAE) – the fastest of all roller coasters. The acceleration of the trolley is up to 240 km/h in 4.9 seconds. 8th place. Takabisha (Park Fuji-Q Highland, Fujiyoshida, Japan). The attraction is famous worldwide due to the very large angle of descent of 121 degrees 7th place. Zip World at Penrhyn Quarry (UK, North Wales). Skydiver from Britain created an extreme attraction, in which a man flies at a speed of 161 km/h over mountainous terrain. The 6th place. InsanIo (Beach Park Fortaleza,Fortaleza, Brazil). Insano (translated as “madness”;) is The highest water slide in the world – the height is 41 meters, the falling speed develops up to 105 km/h 5th place. Dodonpa (Fujiyoshida, Japan). A roller coaster with a fourfold excess of accelerate its own fall. In less than two seconds the van is gaining acceleration to 172 km/h 4th place. Slingshot Sling Shot (Cyprus, Lunapark – Ayia NAPA). The height of the slingshot is 35 meters. In seconds, visitors climb to a height of 15-athinorama, and then rapidly falling down and so a few times. The 3rd place. Kingda Ka (NJ, USA). The world’s tallest metal slide – 139 meters. Continue reading

25 of the most fabulous parks in the world

Still looking for the perfect place to relax with the whole family? In this collection you will find 25 different places where your children will spend the most memorable vacation in life, and adults will receive their small portion of childhood.”

Magic Kingdom, Florida

Magic Kingdom Disney world in Florida continues to hold first place in popularity among all amusement parks in the world. More than 19 million people have visited the “Magic Kingdom” in the world center of Walt Disney world in Florida in 2014!

Disneyland in Tokyo, Japan

Disneyland in Tokyo is the first disney Park built outside the United States, and has recently celebrated its 30th anniversary. Territory the Tokyo Park is divided into seven thematic areas, among which is the “Country of the Wild West” and the “universal market”.

California Disneyland is the first Disneyland in the world! It is located in the city of Anaheim in California each year attracts over 10 million tourists.

Park, Disney sea in Tokyo, Japan. Continue reading

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