Europe's Best Roller coasters

Shambalah, PortAventura, Spain

by Juliette Amadis Monday 29 July 2013

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Did you know? The first wheeled coaster was built in Paris in 1804, inspired from people in Russia riding wheels mounted under small sleds on wooden structures settled on icy hills.

3,2,1...Ready? Go!

Have you ever wanted to experience a ride to the sky? Here is your chance with the Shambhala, Europe’s tallest roller coaster launched in 2012. Located in the theme park “Portaventura” in Spain, this award-winning ride will take you...higher!

  • Shambhala: Expedición al Himalaya, PortAventura, Spain,
  • Steel roller coaster
  • Height: 249ft
  • Drop: 256 ft
  • Length: 5,410ft
  • Speed: 83 mph
  • Inversions: 0
  • Duration: 3minutes
  • Award: Best Steel Roller Coaster; ranking 6 in 2012


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