Italian company proposes theme park for Venice

Oct 31, 2013 884

by Colleen Barry

An Italian company that built Coney Island's latest attractions and an amusement park in a never-activated nuclear plant in Germany on Wednesday unveiled plans to invest 80 million euros ($110 million) for a theme park in Venice.

Antonio Zamperla, whose company specializing in amusement park rides generates revenues of 60 million euros a year, envisions a 55-meter (yard)-tall Ferris wheel, a rollercoaster and other rides, alongside installations illustrating the Venetian lagoon's fragile ecology and the city's history. "We are arriving on tip-toes, as if entering a crystal store so we don't cause any damage," Zamperla said.

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Source: http://www.chron.com/

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