Source: Europa Park
The winner of the “World’s Best Amusement Park” for 2019 has been announced – and it’s not located in Orlando!
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Germany’s Europa-Park has snagged the honor of being named the best amusement park in the world, beating out formidable rivals such as Disney World and Universal Studios.
Located in Rust, close to the border of where Germany meets France and Switzerland, Europa-Park features 15 European themed areas, including France, Germany, and Italy and is the largest theme park in Germany.
Europa-Park is home to over 100 attractions, including 13 roller coasters, an enchanted forest cinema, Fjord rafting, water playground, and “Mission-Astronaut” – a 360-degree cinematic experience in space travel.
According to Relax News, the park also boasts the title of largest entertainment park in the world with “23 hours’ worth of live entertainment programming every day including a recreation of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, music concerts, ice shows and acrobatics performances.”
Other winners include:
*Best Wildlife/Marine Park: SeaWorld Orlando, Orlando, Florida
*Best Water Park: Schlitterbahn Waterpark Resort, New Braunfels, Texas
*Best New Roller Coaster: The Steel Curtain at Kennywood, West Mifflin, PA
*Best New Attraction Installation: Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure at Universal’s Islands of *Adventure, Orlando, FL
*Best Family Park: Dutch Wonderland, Lancaster, PA