5 Most Dangerous Roller Coasters in the World
Dodonpa (Yamanashi, Japan)
Japan is often famous for the crazy activities and this ride is the fastest roller coaster in Japan. Length of the rack is 1189m and as the trip goes by, it reaches a height of 52m. Started in 2001, this ride held the title of fastest roller coaster ride for two years. This amazing ride is located at Fuji-Q highland amusement park and it is believed that the speed is 2.7 times faster than the acceleration due to gravity thus offering a thrilling floating experience to the riders.
Superman: Escape from Krypton (California, United States)
What makes this roller coaster different from others is the fact that it is a steel shuttle roller coaster and it takes a maximum speed of 100mph. Interestingly, it was intended to open in 1996, but met with hold ups and was opened to public after 15 years. But the wait was worth it as the roller coasters are backward facing trains. The trains can rise to a height of 415 feet with total ride duration of 56 seconds with an acceleration of 0 to 100mph in just seven seconds. Located at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia of California, this fearsome roller coaster is the third-tallest structure of any roller coaster in the world
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