Updated: September 8, 2021



Take a tour of Futuroscope in Poitiers, France — part of the World’s Greatest Attractions series by GeoBeats.

Fun and a glimpse of the future can be found at Futuroscope, in France.

The theme park centers on multimedia and audio-visual techniques, such as 4-D cinemas.

Many attractions at the park are the only examples of their kind in the world.

Much of the architecture is modern, even futuristic, as if pulled from a science-fiction story.

The building materials are mostly metal and glass, and are meant to be awe-inspiring.

The park has served as an impressive starting and ending point for sporting events.

The park has had more than 35 million visitors since its opening in 1987 and is among the largest theme parks in France.

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