OrangeSmile Tours
World most extreme places

Steel Dragon 2000, Japan

From series “The Most Thrilling Roller Coasters in the World”
Year: 2000. Lenght: 2479 meters. Height: 97 meters.

The longest roller coaster in the world - Steel Dragon 2000 - can be found in the Japanese city of Nagashima, within the leisure park Nagashima Spa Land. The exact length of the track of Steel Dragon is 2,478.99 meters and the maximum height of the structure is 97 meters. More than US$52 million were invested in the construction; a significant portion of these funds was spent on security of the ride. The fact is that the park is located in a seismic zone, so sponsors of this unique rollercoaster ride were trying to make it more resistant to earthquakes.

Steel Dragon 2000, Japan It is safe to say that Steel Dragon 2000 is one of the most emblematic rides on the planet. It was opened in 2000 - a year of the dragon on the eastern calendar. The roller coaster really resembles a back of a huge dragon; the ride looks very impressive. The maximum speed that can be developed by carriages with passengers is 150 km/h. Brave ones are offered to overcome more than ten steep ups and downs at impressive speed. The steel dragon crest is not for the faint hearted. Next - Praterturm

Stratosphere Thrill Rides, USA Stratosphere Thrill Rides, USA
  Stratosphere Thrill Rides, USA   Praterturm, Austria  
Praterturm, Austria Praterturm, Austria

Steel Dragon 2000 - interactive map

Useful staff nearby

ATM bankomat: 'Hyakugo Bank Yokkaichi Ekimae Branch' located in 12 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'NIPPON RENT A CAR' is located in 12 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'Eneos Auto Oasis Nagashima SS' in 1.78 km
Supermarket: 'LUPICIA Bon Marché' in 0.58 km
Parking: 'Yamada Denki Techland Yokkaichi' in 12 km
Police station: 'Kanie Police Station' in 10 km
Railway station: 'Kuwana Station' in 5 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Nagoya Airport NKM - in 30 km
 »  Gifu Aero Airport QGU - in 43 km
 »  Itami Airport ITM - in 120 km
 »  Kobe Airport UKB - in 143 km
 »  Kansai Airport KIX - in 151 km
 Cities nearby

Best hotels near Steel Dragon 2000

Hotel Fine Garden Kuwana

Located in 3 km from Steel Dragon 2000
Route on the map:
Rooms: 30
Featuring a modern style, rooms include a satellite TV, private karaoke facilities, and an electric kettle. A bathrobe and free toiletries are … More: photo, rates and booking
Hotel Route-Inn Yokkaichi

Located in 11 km from Steel Dragon 2000
Route on the map:
Rooms: 137
Free wired internet, an LCD TV and an en suite bathroom are included in each air-conditioned room at Yokkaichi Hotel Route-Inn. All rooms come with a … More: photo, rates and booking
Yokkaichi City Hotel Annex

Located in 12 km from Steel Dragon 2000
Route on the map:
Rooms: 152
Each room features a flat-screen satellite TV, a refrigerator, and an electric kettle. The en suite bathroom includes a hairdryer, and amenities … More: photo, rates and booking
Hotel Route-Inn Tokoname Ekimae

Located in 18 km from Steel Dragon 2000
Route on the map:
Rooms: 144
The contemporary rooms at the Tokoname Route-Inn are furnished with amenities from a flat-screen TV and a fridge, to nightwear and toiletries. An air … More: photo, rates and booking

Nearest unique sightseeing spots to visit

Mode Gakuen Spiral
20 km - Mode Gakuen Spiral
In the Japanese city of Nagoya is a 36-storey twisted skyscraper Mode Gakuen Spiral, whose height reaches 170 meters. The tower was built on the busy central street of the city, it is in close proximity to Nagoya Railway Station. Unlike other world-famous skyscrapers …
Grand Shrine of Ise
64 km - Grand Shrine of Ise
In Japan, in the small town of Ise is situated the main shrine of the country - the Great Temple of Ise. Only the priests of the temple can enter its territory, as well as representatives of the imperial family. Ordinary travellers can only admire the religious shrine …
Nara Dreamland
90 km - Nara Dreamland
In Japan, there is an abandoned Nara Dreamland amusement park, which may also scare many tourists. The opening of the park took place in 1961. It has worked for a little over 30 years and was closed due to lack of funding. A walk in the park gives an impression that it …
Sagano Bamboo Grove
95 km - Sagano Bamboo Grove
In Japan, in the province of Kyoto, there is the curious bamboo meadow Sagano. This is a lot of the long avenues surrounded by the slender high bamboo rows. In total, there are more than a thousand bamboo trees in the grove that grow in rows and look incredibly …
Megaliths in Park Asuka
105 km - Megaliths in Park Asuka
Several admirable buildings can be seen in the Japanese park Asuka. Here the huge megaliths have been resting for several centuries, the exact purpose of which remains unclear and puzzling to this day. According to the main version of the researchers, the giant …
Osaka Board Game Park
118 km - Osaka Board Game Park
The unusual chess park has appeared several years ago in Osaka. Its design is entirely devoted to board games. This park, located on the bank of the channel, has special benches, paths for skateboarding, and flowerbeds with check pattern. It’s difficult to imagine …

Top destination around Steel Dragon 2000 - Nagoya

Nagoya will certainly impress fans of outdoor activities, as the choice of magnificent parks here is really great. The Tokugawa Garden with convenient pathways is incredibly beautiful. Besides age-old trees and enchanting waterfalls, here you can find several lovely restaurants of the national cuisine where you can have a pleasant time and recover after an eventful day. The Tsuruma Park is distinguished by quite a lively atmosphere. Different cultural events are often held in the park and a lot of local residents choose this place for having a picnic. The main feature of the Hisaya Odori park is a diversity of unusual sculptures that create an amazing and mysterious atmosphere in the park with the nature magnificence.

Those travelers who cannot imagine their vacation without visiting large shopping and entertainment centers will not be bored too. One of the most visited of the city skyscrapers is Midland Square . A lot of pleasant surprises, such as magnificent viewing platforms, a panoramic lift and the best restaurants in the city, will please the visitors here. After admiring the panoramic view of the city, you should drop in a popular shopping and entertainment center, Oasis 21 . Its peculiarities include a bog outdoor concert stage where musical performances and other interesting events are often held. As for shops, you have a really huge choice, as here you can buy clothes and accessories of the most popular brands.
Read further... - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
Secure Server
OrangeSmile B.V. - Hotel Booking Worldwide
Head office: Weegschaalstraat 3 Eindhoven, 5632 CW Netherlands
+31 40 40 150 44

Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | About us
Copyright © 2002 - OrangeSmile Tours B.V. | | Under the direction and management of IVRA Holding B.V. - Registered at Kamer van Koophandel (KvK), The Netherlands No. 17237018