Star City (amusement park)

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Star City
Star City.JPG
The outer façade of the entrance building, pictured in 2008
Location Barangay 1, Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines
Operating season Year-round
Rides
Roller coasters 4[1]
Website www.starcity.com.ph

Star City is a family-oriented 35,000 square metre amusement park next to the Cultural Center of the Philippines in Pasay City, Philippines. It is considered part of the Cultural Centre Complex.

Attractions[edit]

Star City has a variety of attractions including kiddie rides, a playground, Winter Funland, Dino Island, Star Theater, miniature train rides, a go-kart track, and four roller coasters.[1][2][3] Snow World, with freezing temperatures, has carved ice slides for kids, carved ice statues, ice castles and igloos. Dino Island contains a small museum with prehistoric artifacts.[4]

Star City is also the home of the Giant Star Wheel Ferris wheel. It has 32 air-conditioned gondolas, each able to seat up to six persons, and in 2012 was said to be the tallest Ferris wheel in the Philippines.[5][6][7] Conflicting reports credit it as being 60 m (197 ft)[5][6] and 62.5 m (205 ft) tall.[7]

Gallery[edit]

Aliw Theater adjacent to Star city.
An attraction in Star City.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Star City (Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines)
  2. ^ Internet Philippines website; Bloom, Grosberg, Jealous and Kelly, pp. 80, 87
  3. ^ Star City - Manila Atrractions - Manila Gateway
  4. ^ Star City blog; Manila Gateway website.
  5. ^ a b Star City - Giant Star Wheel
  6. ^ a b "PH's 'highest' ferris wheel is in Pasay". ABS-CBN. 28 November 2012. 
  7. ^ a b "Star City claims its Giant Wheel is "highest Ferris wheel in PH," has 32 air-conditioned gondolas". Spot. 28 November 2012. 

External links[edit]

Official website

Coordinates: 14°33′21″N 120°59′09″E / 14.555957°N 120.985914°E / 14.555957; 120.985914 (Star City)