Carousel, also known as merry-go-round or roundabout, it’s one of the most popular amusement park equipments in modern society, which carrying each child’s most precious childhood memories. Earliest recorded merry-go-round appears in Byzantine Empire Era, and the first steam driven merry-go-round appears in Europe in 1860. Now we can also see all kinds of children park equipment---carousels in amusement parks and gardens. Do you know what are the six most popular carousel children park equipments in the world? Follow with Henan Lanphan to appreciate the charming og amusement park equipments carousel!
1.Carousel Columbia (Santa Clara, California, America)
Carousel Columbia is the common entrance for Gurnee Park and Santa Clara Park, and it was recorded as the world’s biggest carousel in Guinness. Each horse on the carousels was a replica of one of the world's most famous carousel horses. In front of the children park equipment-carousels, there was a large reflecting pond with historic replicas of American flags flying along the sides.
2.Looff Carousel (Spokane, Washington, America)
It was founded in the year of 1909, located in Riverside Park, where its amusement park equipments---carousel, is the most beautiful and best handwork wooden sculptured carousel in America.
Lotte World Carousel
3.Lotte World Carousel (Seoul, Korea)
Lotte World is a major recreation complex in Seoul, South Korea. The amusement park equipments of carousel locates in the world's largest indoor theme park (a Guinness World Record) which is open all year around, there also has an outdoor amusement park called "Magic Island", an artificial island inside a lake linked by monorail, shopping malls, a luxury hotel, a Korean folk museum, sports facilities, and movie theaters.
4.Loff Carousel (Santa Cruz, America)
Loff Park children park equipment carousel locates in Santa Cruz, America. It is a part of American history landmark, ans it’s the only carousel in the world who enables people throwing cooper rings when riding on the horses. People can get a cooper ring when riding on the horse, then throw the ring to the big mouth of a clown.
Brighton Pier Carousel
5.Brighton Pier ( Brighton, UK)
Brighton Pier is an amusement pier in Brighton, UK, the amusement park equipments-carousel, which was opened in 1899, it’s a famous scenic spots of this pier.
Forest Park Carousel
6.Forest Park Carousel (New York, America)
Forest Park Carousel is a historic children park equipment of carousel located in Forest Park in the Woodhaven section of the New York City borough of Queens. It was built in 1903. The carousel contains 52 figures, including 36 jumpers, 13 standers, three menagerie figures, and two chariots. It is one of two known surviving carousels built by the Muller brothers.