An unnamed U.S.-based firm reportedly has submitted plans for a massive theme park in Cuba.
According to The Independent, an application has been submitted for what will become the world's second-largest theme park along the island's north coast, about an hour's drive east of Varadero.
Plans for the new attraction include rollercoasters, a water park, zoo and six hotels, as well as a multitude of eateries and retail outlets.
“Cuba's new addition will feature a rollercoaster with a whopping 15 inversions, an ice-maiden themed hotel, parades, shows and nightly firework displays,” The Indpendent reported. “Revolutionary Road, a working title for the entrance area of the park, will feature meet-and-greets with the operator's fictional characters and historic costumed figures from Cuba's recent history, while Cayo Castro will house a sprawling water park, with water-based attractions, flumes and Cuban-themed restaurants. Hemingway's Hideaway is likely to feature in at least one of the hotels — an adults-only bar serving the island's celebrated cocktail, the daiquiri.”
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Cuba already has a couple of odd theme parks, including the so-called El Mundo de la Fantasía (Fantasy World) on the eastern edge of the island, which features a creepy clown entrance.
Another strange theme park is the Valle de la Prehistoria (Prehistoric Valley), a Jurassic Park-like attraction on the outskirts of Santiago de Cuba.
Read more at The Independent.