A theme park is an amusement park with a central theme, such as the movie or the historical background of its owner's interest. This word has been used increasingly from the second half of the 20th century.
Larger theme parks of the world
Some of the larger theme parks of the world are listed below:
- Disneyland, California, and Walt Disney World, Florida
- Knott's Berry Farm, California, claiming to be "America's first theme park"
- Universal Studios Hollywood, California, and Universal Orlando, Florida
- Hong Kong Disneyland and Shanghai Disney Resort
- Splendid China Folk Village, Shenzhen
- Universal Beijing Resort
- Edo Wonderland, Nikko, with a historical Edo period theme
- Huis Ten Bosch, Nagasaki, with a Dutch theme
- Tokyo Disneyland
- Universal Studios Japan, Osaka