Thrilling Theme Park Facts – Around the World in Five Cool Facts!

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If you are a lover of theme parks this is something you would be fascinated to read. Here are five of the coolest and weirdest facts about amusement parks around the world.

Fastest Rollercoaster – Formula Rossa

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The Formula Rossa in Ferrari World, UAE is the fastest rollercoaster in the world with speeds up to 150 mph in just 5 seconds.

Longest Rollercoaster – Steal Dragon 2000

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The Nagashima Spa Land Steel Dragon 2000 in Nagashima, Japan is the longest rollercoaster in the world. It is 8133 feet long and takes 4 minutes to traverse at a speed of 95 mph.

Tallest Sky Swing – Vertigo

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If you are looking for amusement parks in the UK and aren’t afraid of heights, try a round on the aptly named Vertigo which is the tallest Sky Swing at Oakwood Theme Park and only takes 3 passengers at a time.

World’s First Theme Park – Santa Claus Land

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The world’s first theme park was opened in Santa Claus, Indiana in 1946 and was called Santa Claus Land. The park was dedicated to Father Christmas with North Pole-themed rides and was the first theme park to have a dedicated theme.

Weird and Wonderful – The Restroom Culture Park

South Korea is highly advanced when it comes to bizarre theme parks and one of them is the Restroom Culture Park which is dedicated to… toilets!