Beto Carrero World

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Beto Carrero World
Castelo das Nações.jpeg
Castelo das Nações in Beto Carrero World
Location Penha, Santa Catarina, Brazil
Coordinates 26°48′09″S 48°36′52″W / 26.802481°S 48.614367°W / -26.802481; -48.614367Coordinates: 26°48′09″S 48°36′52″W / 26.802481°S 48.614367°W / -26.802481; -48.614367
Owner Beto Carrero
Operating season All year
Area 14.000.000 m²
Rides
Total more than 100
Roller coasters 4
Water rides 3
Website www.betocarrero.com.br

Beto Carrero World is the biggest theme park in Latin America,[1] located in Penha, Brazil. The park opened in December 28, 1991 and is today considered the sixth best amusement park in the world,[2] with a complex measuring an approximate total of fourteen kilometers divided into nine theme areas.

History[edit]

Beto Carrero World was idealized by Brazilian businessman and entertainer Beto Carrero. Opened in 1991, the park is today the most important touristic complex in Santa Catarina. In 2012, Beto Carrero World announced an important partnership with DreamWorks Animation and Universal Studios, which allowed the park to feature characters from both film studios.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Luíza Fregapani (December 26, 2013). "Maior parque temático da América Latina está localizado em Penha" (in Portuguese). G1. Retrieved July 16, 2014. 
  2. ^ G1 (July 15, 2014). "Ranking mundial tem 6 parques aquáticos e de diversão brasileiros" (in Portuguese). G1. Retrieved July 16, 2014. 

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