Everyone likes to go to amusement parks, riding on roller coaster with friends, sliding from a high water slide with family or chatting on a rotary merry-go-round with your lover…beautiful sceneries. We know that thousands of big amusement parks are located all around the world with millions of people visiting them every year. Do you know what are the top 5 largest amusement parks in the world? Following figures is released by Themed Entertainment Association, showing the top 5 largest amusement parks worldwide in order of annual attendance until end of 2015.
Figures from Wikipedia, released by TEA
1. Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort
Largest amusement parks of Magic Kingdom Park locates in Bay Lake, Florida, USA. The park opened on Oct. 1st, 1971, it was designed by WED enterprises. In 2015, the big amusement park of Magic Kingdom Park hosted almost 20.49 million visitors, making it the most visited theme park in North America for at least the past fifteen years.
Magic Kingdom Park
2. Disneyland at Disneyland Resort
Disneyland Park opened on July 17, 1955. As one of the largest amusement parks in the world, it is the only theme park designed and built under the direct supervision of Walt Disney.
3. Tokyo Disneyland at Tokyo Disney Resort
Big amusement parks of Tokyo Disneyland, locates at Tokyo, Japan. Opened on April 15, 1983, it was the first Disney Park to be built outside the United States. In 2013, Tokyo Disneyland hosted 17.2 million visitors, making it the world's second-most visited theme park behind the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort.
4. Universal Studios Japan
Largest amusement parks of Universal Studios Japan, located in Osaka, opened om March 31, 2001. Over 11 million guests visited the park in its opening year, making it the world's fastest amusement park to have achieved the 10 million milestone at the time. Since then, Universal Studios Japan has had approximately 8 million visitors every year. Most visitors are Japanese tourists and tourists from other Asian countries such as Taiwan, Hong Kong, and South Korea.
Universal Studios Japan
5. Tokyo DisneySea at Tokyo Disney Resort
Big amusement parks of Tokyo DisneySea, located in Urayasu, Chiba, Japan, opened on September 4, 2001. Tokyo DisneySea was the second theme park to open at the Tokyo Disney Resort and the ninth park of the eleven worldwide Disney theme parks to open. Tokyo DisneySea was the fastest theme park in the world to reach the milestone of 10 million guests, having done so in 307 days after its grand opening.