After 94 years of bringing joy to kids and adults alike, the iconic Toshimaen amusement park in Tokyo, Japan has officially closed its doors to guests on Monday to make way for a “Harry Potter” theme park.
Owned by Seibu Railway Co., Toshimaen was one of the largest amusement parks in Tokyo and featured 30 rides and attractions, including a wooden carousel built in Germany in 1907 that was transported to the park in 1971, reported Japan Times. The wooden ride was the last ride to operate before the park closed for good.
A faulty wave machine at a popular summer water park attraction in Jilin Province, China caused a 10-foot “tsunami” that swept away dozens of pool-goers.
The incident, which left 44 people injured, took place at the Yulong Shuiyun Water Amusement Park in the city of Longjing on Sunday, reports the South China Morning Post.
A swinging, circular pendulum ride in western India has killed two and left dozens more critically injured after breaking apart mid-air earlier this week.
The shocking accident, which was caught on video, took place at Kankaria Adventure Park in Ahmedabad, Gujarat on July 14.
A boy ended up dangling by the neck 138 feet above the ground after slipping out of a Ferris wheel ride in eastern China.
The incident occurred at Yuhuan Park in Taizhou, Zhejiang province during the Mid-Autumn Festival on Monday.
The popular Tang dynasty theme park, Tang Paradise, in central China’s Shaanxi Province, Xi’an, attracted massive attention online after it announced a limited-time free pass offer to the first 618 female visitors.
Tang Paradise gave away the free tickets from June 15-19, just in time for the Dragon Boat Festival on June 18, according to Shanghaiist.
An inflatable water park in the Philippines is going viral for its aesthetically pleasing pastel palette.
The park, which is called Inflatable Island, is located off the shore of Subic Bay in Olongapo, Zambales, Philippines.