25 Extremely Bizarre Theme Parks

Posted by on October 17, 2012

From wedding traditions to food, different cultures find different things to be strange. So although to you a theme park full of vomiting rats might be a little weird, to someone else it could be perfectly normal (and apparently it is). No matter where you are from though, we are sure you will find at least one of these 25 extremely bizarre theme parks to leave you scratching your head.

Dubai Land, United Arab Emirates

Dubai LandThis three billion square foot monstrosity features numerous attractions including the world’s largest waterpark and lifelike reconstructions of the Pyramids, Hanging Gardens of Babylon and the Eiffel Tower.

World Waterpark, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

World Waterpark, Edmonton, Alberta, CanadaWith a size of over 20 hectares this is the world’s largest indoor water park. Opened to the public in 1986 it is located in West Edmonton Mall, itself the fifth largest mall in the world.

Parque Jaime Duque, Bogotá, Colombia

Parque Jaime Duque, Bogotá, ColombiaBuilt by Jaime Duque Grisales, a famous Colombian aviator, as a gift to his fellow Colombians, this park probably features the strangest mix of attractions of any park on this list with 700 bizarre scultpures including a male statue of liberty.

Diggerland, England

Diggerland, EnglandBringing children together with heavy machinery, this construction themed park has several locations throughout England.

Love Land, Cheju Island, South Korea

Love Land, Cheju Island, South KoreaThis South Korean amusement park is actually a popular honeymoon destination for newlyweds and was in fact conceived as a way to teach them about conjugal love.

Dickens World, England

Dickens WorldThis 75,000-square-foot amusement park re-creates a 19th-century Dickensian town full of hunger, criminals, and even a Great Expectations boat ride.

BonBon-Land, Denmark

BonBon LandGetting its name from the popular Danish candy this them park is full of gross animal attractions like vomiting rats and urinating ants. It may seem strange but supposedly it has something to do with the various names of the candies like “bird droppings” and “dead flies”.

Harmony Land, Japan

Harmony Land, JapanHome to the famous Hello Kitty character visitors here can visit the feline’s castle and take a boat ride through huge underground apartments complexes.

Shijingshan Amusement Park, Beijing

Shijingshan Amusement Park, BeijingWith ripoffs of nearly every popular western attraction the sign hanging over the front entrance reads “DisneyLand is too far”.

Grutas Park, Lithuania

Grutas Park, LithuaniaFull of homage to the Soviet regime, this two mile long amusement park has earned the nickname “Stalin World”.

Dwarf Empire, Kunming, China

Dwarf Empire, Kunming, ChinaFound on top of a hill in southern China this park is almost entirely staffed by short people that do all sorts of singing and dancing shows for the park’s visitors.

Crocosaurus Cove, Darwin, Australia

Crocosaurus Cove, Darwin, AustraliaAt this reptile theme park visitors are able to get up close and personal with some of the most dangerous creatures in the world.

Suoi Tien Park, Vietnam

Suoi Tien Park, VietnamBuilt on what Buddhists consider a sacred site this park is is filled with aquariums, thousands of crocodiles, and a unicorn palace. We’re not completely sure how those things come together.

Ferrari World, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ferrari World, Abu Dhabi, UAEAs the world’s largest indoor park it covers more than 2 million square feet and on its roof it features the largest Ferrari logo on Earth.

Haw Par Villa

Haw Par VillaLocated in Singapore, this theme park features folklore out of Chinese literature. You’ll find various tributes to confucianism as well as several extremely strange sculptures scattered about (like the filthy blood pond above).
Syed Balkhi


Syed is a co-founder of List25 and a very successful blogger. He is most famously known for his blog WPBeginner that covers WordPress tutorials, beginners guides on topics like installing WordPress, choosing WordPress hosting, and more.

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  • Elizabeth Bowers

    Love Dollywood. Never really thought of it as bizarre, but I guess it probably sounds kinda crazy to anyone who hasn’t grown up going to it. The newest ride is insane!

  • maine

    Forget the park, just tour the chocolate factory! Hershey Park#1