La Ronde (amusement park)

La Ronde is an amusement park in Montreal, Canada. The 591,000 -square-foot amusement park located on the Île Sainte -Hélène, is operated by the amusement park chain Six Flags and is after Canada's Wonderland in Ontario is the second largest in Canada. It is open from May to October.

The amusement park La Ronde was opened as part of the world exhibition Expo 67 in April 1967. Of the former attractions has been preserved almost nothing except for minor children's rides. The park offers currently (2011) 40 rides, including eleven roller coasters and three water rides. In addition, the 100 -meter high observation tower La Spirale and the monorail Minirail are from this period. The tower, which was built according to the principle of the gyro- Tower by the Swiss company Von Roll can carry up to 64 people to a height of 73 meters.

The plant was up for sale to Six Flags on May 4, 2001, the city of Montreal. The purchase price was 20 million U.S. dollars, a special lease agreement ( emphyteutic lease) secures the chain the land rights to the year 2065th On 13 May 2006, the ninth roller coaster Goliath was opened, making it the second fastest and second tallest roller coaster in Canada by Behemoth. In 2007, the number of visitors was 1,915,000.

The park is open every summer venue of the international fireworks competition L'International des Feux Loto -Québec.

Roller coasters

  • Bateau pirate
  • Boomerang
  • Cobra
  • Ednör - L' Attaque
  • Goliath
  • Manitou
  • Monstre
  • Orbite
  • Super Manège
  • Vampire
  • Vertigo