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Location DB > Japan > Shiga Prefecture > Shiga > Biwako Tower & The Amazing 108
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Biwako Tower & The Amazing 108
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 Database Info
created by MCP on 4/16/2006 4:49 PM
last modified by Emperor Wang on 12/24/2016 2:21 AM
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 Overview
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This place consits of many rides, including a huge ferris wheel, log flume, rollar coasters, a bungee jump thingy (I think thats what it is). It also has various booths, shops and game stands all over. There is a lot of random junk and collapsed buildings/props, but the rides and the SHEER joy you get from looking at this place makes you want to ride the rides. It also has a bath house located on sight as well, which thankfully is abandoned as well.
 Basic Information
Type: Amusement Park
Status: Being Demolished
Accessibility: Easy
Recommendation: drop everything - must see
 Physical Information
Address

Shiga, Shiga Prefecture
Japan
Owner:
 Hazards
  • rust
  • unsafe flooring
  •  Interesting Features

     Security Measures
  • fences
  • barbed wire
  • locked gates
  • wooden boarding
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1992
    Closed: 0
     Required Equipment
  • flashlight
  • breathing mask
  • binoculars
  • gloves
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     History
    This amusement park looks as if it just deteriorated as with age. I am not sure what happened here and why it is abandoned. I didnt find much info on this place except that it was the park with the highest ferris wheel of its time.

    Update: Most of Biwako Towers amusement park has now been demolished. The only remaining element being what was at the time it was built, the world's tallest Ferris wheel. At 108m, called the 'Amazing 108' it now stands near the shore of Biwako, and can be seen for many km.


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    Alone
    Sun, Apr 16th, 2006
    posted by MCP
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    February 2012 Visit.
    Sat, Mar 17th, 2012
    posted by Kuroneko
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    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Emperor Wang on 12/24/2016 2:21 AM.

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  • on Dec 24 16 at 2:21, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Dec 24 16 at 2:21, Emperor Wang changed the following: Display Name
  • on Mar 17 12 at 22:20, Opheliaism validated this location
  • on Mar 17 12 at 10:09, Kuroneko updated gallery picture GR1-013s
  • on Mar 17 12 at 2:31, Opheliaism validated this location
  • on Mar 17 12 at 0:46, Kuroneko updated gallery picture GR1-020s
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