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Yerevan Park set to open in spring 2021 in Armenia

Yerevan Park, the largest theme park in Armenia, is in the final stages of construction and set to open in Yerevan in April 2021.

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Yerevan Park, which was first conceived in 2016, will be the biggest entertainment hub in the region, reports Zartonk Media.

Since 2016, developers of the theme park have worked alongside amusement industry experts, including Jeroen Nijpels from JNELC.

Yerevan Park will feature indoor and outdoor areas, with 25 rides and attractions. These were designed by various international manufacturers, including Zierer, Vekoma, and Zamperla.

The attraction will boast four roller coasters. Two of these coasters are family-friendly offerings, and the other two are thrill rides.

Yerevan Park will have 25 rides and attractions

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It will also feature a 40m wheel with more than 1,600 RGB lights, created by Technical Park. Additionally, there will be a 10m carousel by Concept 1900.

Garegin Nushikyan, founder of Yerevan Park, is creating a classic fairytale-style theme park. Characters and attractions with Armenian roots will appeal to local visitors.

Yerevan Park will be set across 276,000 square metres, with 196,000 square metres of gardens and more than 20,000 trees and plants.

Yerevan Park is now in the final stages of construction, with indoor and outdoor areas on track to debut in spring 2021.

Fairytale-style theme park in Armenia

Zamperla, a leading ride manufacturer, announced that Antonio Zamperla JR was taking on the role of CEO from January 2021.

Vekoma Rides, the Dutch roller coaster specialist, welcomed Nicola Masin as the new global sales and business development manager on February 1, 2021. 

Meanwhile, Parc Astérix – the second largest theme park in France – is ending live cetacean shows and closing its dolphinarium permanently.

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Bea is a journalist specialising in entertainment, attractions and tech with 10 years' experience. She has written and edited for publications including CNET, BuzzFeed, Digital Spy, Evening Standard and BBC. Bea graduated from King's College London and has an MA in journalism.

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