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
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
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
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
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!