Every major themed park in the globe always have roller coasters. Roller coaster is one of the main attractions in every amusement park that gives you the adrenaline rush with their gravity defying rides.
If you are up to the challenge, you better get yourself ready for the ride of your life as we bring you these ten hair-raising, heart stopping, tallest roller coasters in the world.
Fuji-Q Highland’s Fujiyama in Yamanashi, Japan
Known for their Haunted Hospital attraction, Fuji-Q Highland in Japan also has some of the scariest roller coasters in the world which is called “Fujiyama”, a 79 meter coaster and was known to be the tallest one in the late nineties.
Thunder Dolphin in Tokyo, Japan
Another spine chilling roller coaster found in Japan is the Thunder Dolphin in Tokyo Dome City Attractions. It measures 260 feet tall and 3,500 feet long.
Kings Dominion’s Intimidator 305 in Doswell, Virginia
Intimidator 305 will absolutely intimidate you with its 305 feet height and 90 mph speed. It is one of the tallest rides at Kings Dominion with a first drop og 300 feet and a top descent angle of 85 degrees.
Leviathan in Vaughan, Ontario, Canada
Canada’s Wonderland has a Swiss made roller coaster with over 306 feet tall which ranked as the seventh tallest and the eighth fastest roller coaster in the world.
Millennium Force in Cedar Point Amusement Park, Ohio
The fourteenth roller coaster in Cedar Point Amusement Park became the first Giga Coaster in the world during the early 2000’s. It stands 310 feet tall and it has a maximum speed of 93 miles per hour.
Nagashima Spa Land’s Steel Dragon 2000 in Japan
Created during the “Year of the Dragon”, Steel Dragon 2000 in Nagashima Spa Land amusement park holds the longest track length of 8,133 feet and is also known to be the sixth fastest roller coaster in the world.
Tower of Terror II in Queensland, Australia
Dreamworld’s Tower of Terror II was the first roller coaster to reach 100 mph speed around the globe and it is also one of the top five tallest roller coaster in the world.
Superman: Escape from Krypton in Valencia, California
During the late 1990’s, Superman: Escaped from Krypton became the tallest and the joint fastest roller coaster in the world. It is found in Six Flags Magic Mountain in California with over 400 feet tall.
Top Thrill Dragster in Sandusky, Ohio
Another roller coaster from Cedar Point who made it to our list is the Top Thrill Dragster. It was known as “The Race for the Sky” standing 420 feet with a top speed of 120 mph. It became the tallest and the fastest roller coaster in the world but was overthrown by Kingda Ka.
Kingda Ka in Jackson, New Jersey
Found in Six Flags Great Adventure amusement park, Kingda Ka holds the title s the world’s tallest and the second fastest roller coaster in the world. It has a height of 456 feet and it spreads 3,118 feet wide.