Theme parks are the group of attraction that are there for entertainment purpose of the people. There are many such theme parks in various parks in various parts of the world that attract tremendous amount of people from all age group. Theme park is a particular type of amusement park which is designed keeping a certain theme in mind or we can also state that theme park is a discrete style of amusement park. All those facilities that are available in those theme parks are related to the same theme. Here is our list of the top ten best theme parks in the world.
10. Ferrari World, Abu Dhabi
Our list of the top ten best theme parks in this world starts with Ferrari World. This theme park is based on the theme of Ferrari and is situated on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The owner of this park is Aldar Properties. This theme park was opened for the public on 4th November 2010 with a huge fan fare. The whole theme park is under a hug roof which has the area of 200,000 m2. This theme park is operated by the Farah Leisure Parks Management. This theme park called as Ferrari World is having the world’s fastest roller coaster which is named as Formula Rossa. There are total 21 rides in this theme park.
9. Holiday World, Indiana, United States
The next theme park in our list is named as Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari. Earlier this theme park was called as Santa Claus Land. This theme park is situated in Indiana, United States. The Koch family is the owner of this theme park and is operated by the Koch Development Corporation. This theme park was opened on 3rd August 1946 and this theme park operates from May till October. This theme park is spread over 120 acres and sees more than 1,100,000 visitors per annum. This park is based on the theme of safari and has in total 48 rides, out of which 22 are the water parks. Mr Daniel L. Koch is the general manager of this theme park.
8. PortAventura, Salou, Spain
PortAventura is the theme park which is based in Salou, Catalonia, Spain. The Criteria CaixaCorp is the owner of this theme park. This theme park is based on the theme of aquatic and it also has four hotels in it. Each year a hopping 3 million people visit this theme park every year. PortAventura is said to be like a resort and is in fact one of the biggest in the South of Europe. This theme park was opened in the year 1995 and it operates from March till January. In total there are 39 rides in this theme park out of which 7 are roller coasters and 3 are the water rides.
7. Disneyland, Anaheim
The next theme park in our list is named as Disneyland Park. This theme park is commonly called as the Disneyland. Disneyland is situated at the Disneyland Resort which is in California, United States. The theme of this park is Fairy tales and the famous Disney characters. This theme park was opened for the general public on 17th July 1955. The owner of this theme park is The Walt Disney Company and is operated by the Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. This theme park operates throughout the world and attracts tremendous amount of people from round the globe. This theme park is represented by the Sleeping Beauty Castle which is a part of the fairy tale movie released by the Walt Disney.
6. DisneySea, Tokyo
DisneySea is the theme park which is at the number sixth spot in our list of the top ten best theme parks in the world. This theme park is situated in the Tokyo Disney Resort which is in Chiba, Japan. This theme park is owned by the Oriental Land Company which has got rights from the Walt Disney to use its character in its theme park. DisneySea was opened for the local public on 4th September 2001. This theme park is situated in the area of 176 acres. This theme park is said to be the most expensive theme park in the whole world and was built by spending a whopping 4 million US dollars.
5. Blackpool Pleasure Beach, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Blackpool Pleasure Beach is a theme park which is situated in Lancashire, England. The owner of this theme park is the Thompson Family and this theme park was opened for the public in the year 1896. Blackpool Pleasure Beach operates from February onwards every year and runs till December. This theme park is spread over 42 acres and has in total 38 rides in it. Out of these 38 there are 10 roller coasters in this park and moreover there are 4 water rides too. It attracts many people from various parts of the world and is one of the famous tourist destinations in the United Kingdom.
4. Europa Park, Rust, Germany
The next theme park in our list is Europa Park which is situated in Rust, South West Germany. This theme park is the largest theme park in Germany and is one of the most visited theme parks in the whole world. The Mack Family is the owner of this theme park. The mascot of this theme park is a grey colored mouse named as Europeans. The operating season of this park is from early April to early November and then again it opens in late November and continues till early January. This theme park is situated in the 210 acres area and has in total 54 rides in it. Out of these 54 rides, 11 are the roller coasters and 9 are the water rides.
3. Island of Adventure, Florida, United States
Island of Adventure is the theme park situated in Orlando, Florida. The theme of this park is Islands of Adventure and this was opened for the local public on 28th May 1999 when Universal Studios Florida was converted after expansion into Universal Orlando Resort. The NBCUniversal is the owner of this theme park. This theme park has recently added the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in it. This theme park is operated all-round the year and has in total 28 rides in it. Out of these 28 rides, 4 are the roller coasters and 3 are the water rides.
2. Walt Disney World, Orlando, United States
The Walt Disney World is at the number second spot in our list of the top ten best theme parks in the whole world. This theme park which is commonly called as the Disney World is the world’s most visited theme park. This theme park is situated in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. It is spread over 30,080 acres and has two water parks, four theme parks and as many as twenty four theme based resort situated in it. This theme park was opened for the local public on 1st October 1971 with Magic Kingdom theme and since then it has added many themes to it over the years.
1. Cedar Point, Ohio, United States
The best theme park in the whole world is undoubtedly the Cedar Point which is situated in Ohio, United States. Cedar Fair Entertainment Company is the owner of this theme park and was opened in the year 1870. This theme park is spread over 364 acres and had in total 72 rides in it, which is also a world record. Out of these 72 rides, 15 are the roller coasters and 3 are the water rides. This theme park operates from May to October.