The most popular amusement parks in the world

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Are you going to take advantage of your summer vacation to visit an amusement park ? In Spain we have many and very good ones, although above all, Port Aventura stands out, which, however, has not managed to sneak into the list of the 25 most popular amusement parks in the world of the Themed Entertainment Association, which has produced a rigorous report on the evolution of the entertainment business.

Today at Vuela Viajes we want to talk to you about the top 10 parks in the ranking. As you can see for yourself, most of them are in the same resorts in the United States, although Japan also has a lot of prominence on the list. Instead, Europe is only represented once. Can you imagine why park? Find out if you got it right below!

Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World, Florida, United States

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With 20,492,000 visitors in 2015, the Magic Kingdom park has managed to place itself in the first position of the ranking. This one is located at the Walt Disney World Restort, in Buena Vista Lake, Florida. Here you will find classic attractions, enchanting fireworks, parades, musicals and, of course, the Disney characters , which are spread over 6 fantasy lands.

Disneyland, California United States

Disneyland California
In second position we find Disneyland, which last year was visited by 18,278,000 people. It is located in Anaheim, California (United States), and was the first park of its kind built by the Disney company. In fact, it was designed and built under the supervision of Walt Disney.

Tokyo Disneyland, Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo Disneyland
The top 3 is closed by another Disney factory park. It is Tokyo Disneyland, which in 2015 had 16,600,000 visitors. It is one of the theme parks in the Tokyo Disney Resort. Specifically, it is the first Disney park that was built outside the United States , although it does not belong to the Walt Disney company.

Universal Studios Japan, Osaka, Japan

Universal Studios Japan
In fourth position we find another park in Japan. This is Universal Studios Japan, which is based in Osaka . Last year it reached 13,900,000 visitors. And that was inaugurated a little more than 5 years ago.

Tokyo DisneySea, Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo DisneySea
Also in 2001, the Tokyo DisneySea, which is located within the Tokyo Disney Resort complex, opened to the public. With 13,600,000 visits in 2015, it is considered the most expensive theme park in the world, although the real price of the construction is kept secret.

EPCOT at Walt Disney World, Florida, United States

Also at Walt Disney World is the sixth park on the list. It is EPCOT, a theme park dedicated to international culture and technological innovation. Last year it received the visit of 11,798,000 people.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World, Florida, United States

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In seventh place is Disney’s Animal Kingdom, which is also located in Walt Disney World. As its name suggests, it is focused on the conservation of nature and animals. As for the number of visitors, last year it reached 10,922,000.

Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World, Florida, United States

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In 2015, Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World was visited by 10,828,000 people. As you could imagine from the name, it is focused on films made in Hollywood and television programs.

Disneyland Park in Disneyland Paris, France

Dinseyland Paris
In ninth position we find the only European park on the list. It is the Disneyland Park of Disneyland Paris, which last year was visited by 10,360,000 people.

Universal Studios in Universal Orlando, Florida, United States

Universal Studios Orlando
Finally, we have to talk about Universal Studios, a park that is located in Universal Orlando , Florida. Inaugurated in 1990, last year it was visited by 9,585,000 people.