Amusement parks is a fun place equally for kids and bigs. Many people prefer enjoying a vacation day full of fun and entertainment at any amusement park. Meanwhile, there might be some people who might not be interested to enjoy the hustle and bustle of huge crowds around them. So, in-short these parks are a source of happiness and great entertainment for majority of the families. The in-house cinemas and museums at these themed parks are a major source of attraction for huge number of people. Amusement parks are among the preferable stops for tourists. Since Walt Disney park started operations, amusement parks have become the best tourist place. According to a report of New York Times, Disney World was the 4th popular tourist destination with an estimated 28.5 million visitors. Spain, France, and the United States ranked on the first 3 positions in terms of having biggest number of tourists at amusement parks. The concept of amusement parks started in 1800 in England while the first amusement park in the US was established in Conley Island in the year 1895. At that time, it was not a big success and financial constraints resulted in closure of the park. Among several entertaining and enjoyable rides in the amusement park roller coasters are loved by adults and kids too. Every amusement park has a roller coaster, but the height varies. It is a common perception that higher the height, the more people have fun while riding the roller coaster. In this article we will discuss about Top 25 Roller Coasters as shared by Insider Monkey.
Steel Dragon 2000 is one of the largest roller coasters in the world. It is situated in the Nagashima Spa land theme park. This amusement park is a great attraction for the local people as well as the tourists. The Steel Dragon 2000 roller coaster measures 318 feet. A special thing about this roller coaster is that it was inaugurated in 2000. This was the year which was being celebrated as the year of the dragon across Eastern Asia. Another tallest roller coaster is Kingda Ka. It measures almost 456 feet and it is situated in the US. This is the largest roller coaster. It was inaugurated in the year 2005. Before it, the Cedar point was the tallest roller coaster. There are various other roller coasters in the world. A complete list has been compiled at 25 Tallest Rollercoasters in the World.