Forbes top ten list: Europa-Park is among the most fun amusement parks worldwide
Forbes, the internationally renowned business magazine, has elected the ten most fun theme parks worldwide. In this comparison, six European theme parks are among the top ten.
Europa-Park, with 3,7 million visitors last year the largest seasonal leisure park worldwide, is the only German leisure park on Forbes' top ten list. In addition, it is also the only owner-managed family business. Among the criteria of the top ten list were the uniqueness of attractions and the history of the parks. Also the editorial office of "Readers Digest?, the monthly issued lifestyle magazine, has presented the high-speed roller coaster "Silver Star? in its regular feature "The best in Europe?.
1. Alton Towers, Staffordshire, England
2. Busch Gardens, Tampa Bay, Florida, USA
3. Disneyland Park, Anaheim, California, USA
4. Europa-Park, Rust, Germany
5. Gardaland, Castelnuovo, Italy
6. Liseberg, Gothenburg, Sweden
7. Lotte World, Seoul, South Korea
8. Port Aventura, Salou, Spain
9. Six Flags Great Adventure, Jackson, New Jersey, USA
10. Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen, Denmark
(The ten most fun amusement parks elected by Forbes in alphabetic order)
Source: Themata Branchendienst