Isfahan taking a leap to develop theme parks

Parks are the indispensable elements of cities; they can serve scores of different uses, may be specialized in their function, or can simply provide visual appeal for residents. Those that base their structures and attractions around a central theme are the providing attractions that cater to a variety of age groups.

Iran (IMNA) - Saying that theme parks are examples of entertaining, highly concentrated, and user-oriented environments, Isfahan's deputy mayor for architecture and urban planning Vahid Mahdavian said, "the development of theme parks in Isfahan is a solution to make the city more livable."

Mahdavian, in a training workshop centered on the theoretical and practical basics of theme parks in Isfahan, considered amusement parks as one of the paramount concerns of urban planning affairs and said, " according to the definition of International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA), amusement parks are location-based entertainment environments that include themed attractions like foods, retail stores, rides and games, and family leisure. Such parks are created and managed for enjoyment, entertainment, and educational purposes. "

Isfahan taking a leap to develop theme parks

He continued, "when creating such parks, one dominant theme is emphasized, then architectural features, scenery, recreational facilities, welfare and food services, retail stores, and dress codes will be designed around it to create special attractions in the city and meet various tastes and needs of citizens. "

Noting that amusement parks include educational, historical, miniature, natural and science and technology themes, Isfahan's deputy mayor for architecture and urban planning said, " Based on the number of visitors and amount of investment, these parks are organized into large, regional, medium and small theme parks, considering their functional purpose and degree of independence of the space, they are categorized into amusement, educational and fantasy parks, characterizing by their forms, parks are classified into playgrounds, amusement parks and theme parks, and they are categorized into physical, psychological and social development parks in terms of children's growth and development. "

Pointing to the importance of theme parks, Mahdavian remarked, "it is necessary to identify the social features and potentials of the places where parks are going to be created, then the present parks should be prioritized to become the newly theme parks. "

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