Poképark

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Pokémon The Park 2005
Expo 2005 Sasashima Satellite Studio De・La・Fantasia05.jpg
LocationNagoya, Japan (2005)
Taipei, Taiwan (2006)[1]
ThemePokémon franchise
OpenedJP: March 2005
Taiwan: June 2006
ClosedJP: September 2005
Taiwan: September 2006
StatusClosed

Pokémon The Park 2005 or PokéPark (ポケパーク, PokePāku) was a traveling Japanese theme park based on the Pokémon franchise. It previously existed in two locations, both currently closed. The theme parks featured many Pokémon-themed attractions, and were open between March 18, 2005, and September 25, 2005 in Japan, and from June 23, 2006, to September 24, 2006[2] in Taiwan.

List of attractions[3][edit]

  • Alto Mare Gondola Cruise
  • Dancing Pokémon Mini-tour
  • Lugia's Spinning Ship
  • Mew's Capture
  • Battle Coaster Torn Sky
  • Gotta Dance Tour
  • Pokémon Merry-go-round
  • Pokémon Starry Sky Trip
  • Pikachu's Forest
  • Team Aqua vs Team Magma Crash Car
  • Mudkip’s Big Splash
  • Pichu Bros.' Rascal Railway
  • Pokémon Exciting Safari
  • Pokémon Floating Kids
  • Pokémon Giant Ferris Wheel
  • Pokémon Daisuki Club Stage
  • Pokémon Night Club
  • Pokémon Star Swing
  • Pokémon 3D Adventure
  • Walkthrough Adventure
  • Safari Zone
  • Twister: Fury in the Sky

There were two Rocket Pokémon Shops located throughout the park. These shops had accessories for Pokémon fans and items such as Pokémon headgear, T-shirts, postcards, and official PokéPark souvenirs. It shut down because of limited assets. People in the park with a Nintendo DS were able to download a game via DS Download Play entitled PokéPark: Fishing Rally DS. A few people in the park with a Game Boy Advance were also gifted free Pokémon.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pokemon Theme Park, POKePARK, to Open in Taiwan in June 2006".
  2. ^ Says, Senno (2015-05-12). "The Real Pokémon Theme Park: A Look Back". Kotaku Australia. Retrieved 2021-09-24.
  3. ^ a b Eker, Nathanial (2020-06-01). "Pika-who?! Explore PokéPark; the Abandoned Japanese Pokémon Theme Park". Inside the Magic. Retrieved 2021-09-24.

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