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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

Port Aventura

Port Aventura – a world famous Spanish entertainment complex, which is a theme Park. It is located close to Barcelona in one of the attractive tourist towns of Salou.

Port Aventura – the best entertainment in Spain

This Park is called as the Golden Coast of Spain, every year, for new experiences and adrenalin come here more than three million people. Built in 1995, Port Aventura is a fairly large complex, spreading on the area of 117 hectares. Here are more than 40 different rides and attractions, in addition, the infrastructure of the Park includes four hotels, a water Park, aquatic, beach clubs and well maintained Golf course.

In the heart of Port Aventura is a wide lake with an area of three hectares.

The Park is divided into six themed areas, walking on them, everyone can do something exciting trip around the world – just for one day to visit many countries and in all parts of the world. The entertainment Park has Mediterranean and Chinese area, Wild West, Children’s country sesame, Mexico and Polynesia. Port Aventura guests can watch as 90 different views can enjoy them not only in theatres but also under the open sky.

The first area of the entertainment complex is the Mediterranean. Continue reading

5 beautiful and creepy abandoned amusement parks

Abandoned parks are often used in films to transfer the atmosphere of despair and Apocalypse. Perhaps the world’s most famous amusement Park, long abandoned by man, is the Park of Pripyat. But such apocaliptica urban landscapes in our densely populated world is not so small.

Even in the tiny island of Japan there are places abandoned by man. Nara Dreamland Park was built in the early 1960-ies. For several years he enjoyed incredible popularity. In the Park included several roller coasters, a huge Ferris wheel, arcade games and many other attractions. But soon the Nara Dreamland Park was to visit fewer visitors, which has forced the owners to leave their offspring. It is not surprising, but in our days all carousel machines are in working condition. The hand of vandals have not painted any walls. The impression is that just one moment of this area and left all the people.

2. The amusement Park “Six flags”.

Sometimes parks are dying under the power of natural disasters. For example, the fate of the Park Six flags located in New Orleans, USA, decided in 2005, the legendary hurricane Katrina. After the water receded, owners putlistresource your business, but his fate was resolved. Continue reading

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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…

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