Monster lizard Godzilla appeared for the first time in a 1954 movie. It will now appear in a theme park in Japan. This is the Nijigen no Mori theme park on Awaji Island in Hyogo prefecture. It promises to offer a wide variety of options to let down ones hair and includes rides. A special attraction is a trip into the mouth of the monster that will literally take the visitor down its gullet. Its size is the same as in the movie – 65 feet high, 82 feet wide and 180 feet long. This theme park will be the first location to have a permanent, full-size replica of the movie monster. There will be Godzilla associated games and gift shops, like any other such park. The organizers want to guarantee an unforgettable experience to the visitor. Japan has many more theme parks for the visitors.
Background of monster lizard Godzilla
It is a legendary figure that first appeared at the beginning of the Meiji era when a typhoon hit Awaji Island. Known as Godzilla, it loved the high waves, roamed the island, and caused large-scale damages. The first movie showing the monster lizard Godzilla came in 1954 in the United States and inspired several remakes. In fact, there were 33 of them. Viewers loved to see the enormous lizard devastating human settlements and the animation teams loved the challenge of dreaming up new sequences.
Other relevant tidbits on Godzilla
Godzilla fans traveling to Japan can make a trip to Tokyo’s Shinjuku neighborhood. It is famous for a hotel that has a 39-foot replica of Godzilla’s head. It spits “fire” at visitors throughout the day. Guests can request to stay in one of the themed rooms that provides wonderful views of the lizard head on the eighth floor. Incidentally, the latest Godzilla movie, Godzilla vs. Kong will release next year. It will be in English and star Millie Bobby Brown and Kyle Chandler.