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Tivoli Friheden

Tivoli Friheden entrance.Location: Jylland, Denmark
Cost: €26 ($41 USD)
Season: April 12 – October 19
Maps: Park Map – Google Satellite
Website

History/General Info: Tivoli Friheden actually began as a small restaurant in the woods rather than an actual theme park. It originally opened in 1903, and after only five or six short years, it became exceedingly popular. A young man named Hans Rising owned the restaurant. Concerts on bandstand were always popular events, and in 1927, the restaurant was expanded and a theater was eventually put in that new space. It wasn’t until 1949 that attractions started to make there way into the scene. A minigolf course, pedal boats, and a fairly large spot to conduct chess games in front of the restaurant. 1954 was the final year that Mr. Rising was in charge of the restaurant. Dan Christopersen took over and added several new attractions. This attracted Tivoli into the situation, and in 1958, the amusement park officially opened. The park has expanded constantly since then, including a $2+ (USD) million renovation of the park from 1992-1996.

Roller Coasters:

Other Major Attractions:

  • Sky Tower (free fall tower)
  • The Pirate Ship (pirate ship)
  • Obstacle Course (obstacle course)

Construction Projects:

  • None

Trip Reports:

  • None

Ride Reviews:

  • None

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