List of defunct amusement parks

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The following is a list of amusement parks and theme parks that have been closed, demolished, or abandoned:

Africa[edit]

Umoja Children's Park, Tanzania

Egypt[edit]

Rwanda[edit]

  • Kigali Park, Rwanda

Tanzania[edit]

Asia[edit]

Mainland China[edit]

Hong Kong SAR[edit]

Iran[edit]

Japan[edit]

The castle at Nara Dreamland in Nara, Nara Prefecture, Japan

Malaysia[edit]

  • Mimaland (1975-1994)
  • Desa Water Park, Kuala Lumpur (2000-2016)
  • Wet World Wild Adventure Park Batu Feringgi, Penang (2013-2014)
  • Sand City Water Park Tanah Merah, Kelantan

Philippines[edit]

Singapore[edit]

Ho Thuy Tien water park, Vietnam (2017)

Taiwan[edit]

  • Encore's Garden, Dakeng (?–1999)
  • Katoli World, Dakeng (1983–1999)

Thailand[edit]

Vietnam[edit]

Europe[edit]

Belgium[edit]

Dadipark

Bulgaria[edit]

The main entrance to Sofia Land, Sofia, Bulgaria

Denmark[edit]

Finland[edit]

France[edit]

The defunct ferris wheel at Spreepark, Berlin, Germany

Germany[edit]

The Swivel House in 1923, Lunapark, Berlin, Germany

Hungary[edit]

  • Budapesti Vidámpark (18??–2013)
  • Dunaújvárosi Vidám Park, Dunaújváros (1952–1993)[8]

Ireland[edit]

  • Celtworld, Tramore, County Waterford (1992–1995)

Italy[edit]

  • Aquapark, Zambrone (1989–2006)

Netherlands[edit]

Russia[edit]

Spain[edit]

Turkey[edit]

  • Tatilya (1996–2006)

Ukraine[edit]

The Ferris wheel at Pripyat amusement park in Ukraine, still stands abandoned
  • Pripyat amusement park, Pripyat – abandoned after the Chernobyl disaster; the park's Ferris wheel, which is currently standing but not operating,[9] serves as a poignant reminder of the massive human effect of the disaster.[10]

United Kingdom[edit]

England[edit]

American Adventure in 1991, Derbyshire, England
The disused entrance for the Granada Studios Tour, Manchester, England

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Isle of Man[edit]

Scotland[edit]

Wales[edit]

North America[edit]

Former main dock to Boblo Island Amusement Park, Amherstburg, Ontario, Canada
Sunnyside Amusement Park in 1931, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Canada[edit]

Mexico[edit]

Mexico City[edit]

  • Plaza Show, Lago de Guadalupe, Dinosaur Park is now a university, UVM Lago de Guadalupe (1980–1989)

Monterrey[edit]

  • Mundo de Adeveras (2005–2009)

United States of America[edit]

Oceania[edit]

The SegaWorld Sydney building in 1998, Sydney
Robson's Figure Eight in 1908. Dreamland, St. Kilda, Victoria
The roller coaster at Leisureland Fair, Langwarrin, Victoria
A scene at Wobbies World, Nunawading, Victoria
The King Neptune statue in 2012.

Australia[edit]

Australian Capital Territory[edit]

New South Wales[edit]

Queensland[edit]

South Australia[edit]

  • Dazzleland, Adelaide Myer Centre (1991-1998) - located on the top floor of Rundle Mall's Myer Centre was a roller coaster, along with many other activities including a ball crawl
  • Luna Park, Glenelg (1930-1935) - the rides for this park were sent to Luna Park in Sydney upon its closure
  • Magic Mountain, Glenelg (1982-2004) - this popular park boasted four waterslides built into an artificial mountain; has since been demolished as part of a redevelopment of the foreshore and replaced by a new park called The Beachouse
  • Puzzle Park, Murray Bridge - adjacent to the Callington exit on the South East Freeway; now closed although many items of equipment still remain on the site[14]

Tasmania[edit]

Victoria[edit]

Western Australia[edit]

New Zealand[edit]

South America[edit]

Argentina[edit]

Brazil[edit]

Peru[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gulliver's Kingdom
  2. ^ "Inside Japan's haunting, long-abandoned theme park". Retrieved 2016-08-10.
  3. ^ "Abandoned water park in vietnam". Mail Online. Retrieved 2017-09-12.
  4. ^ Lunapark Antwerp at the Roller Coaster DataBase
  5. ^ Lunapark Antwerp 30 at the Roller Coaster DataBase
  6. ^ www.rcdb.com
  7. ^ www.rcdb.com
  8. ^ A szomorú vidámpark Archived 2013-09-14 at the Wayback Machine. Szellemváros blog. Retrieved 14 September 2013.
  9. ^ "Ghostly Chernobyl now hot with tourism – 10/06/05". Retrieved 2007-11-04.
  10. ^ "Panoramio – Photo of Pripyat Vergnügungspark". Retrieved 2007-11-04.
  11. ^ https://storiesfromscarborough.wordpress.com/2014/02/16/remembering-kinderland/
  12. ^ "The fun stopped here: England's derelict theme parks". BBC News. 7 March 2018.
  13. ^ http://cec.chebucto.org/ClosPark/Pyramid.html
  14. ^ http://www.weekendnotes.com/puzzle-park-adelaide/
  15. ^ St Leon, Mark. "Wirth's Circus". eMelbourne.net.au. Retrieved September 5, 2017.
  16. ^ BULLEN'S AFRICAN LION SAFARI (PERTH) PTY LTD ACN#008742201 - Deregistered - ASIC Company Search and ASIC Extract
  17. ^ White City: State Library of Western Australia
  18. ^ Footrot Flats Revisited | visualhumor
  19. ^ http://www.localhistoryonline.org.nz/cgi-bin/PUI?e=-----------1-0-0&a=d&c=supercol&cl=CL2.L.Leisureland%20Theme%20Park&d=wanw-WNI-AAA-4965
  20. ^ PlayCenter

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