5 Tallest Roller Coasters in The World

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You either love or hate riding on roller coasters. However, if you belong to the first group and you love the feeling of adrenaline flushing in your body, then you should keep your eyes open, because we present to you the 5 tallest roller coasters in the world.

Kingda Ka, Jackson, New Jersey, USA

Kingda Ka, a hydraulic launch rocket coaster is currently the world’s tallest roller coaster with the height of 456 foot (139 meters). It was opened in 2005 and it was also the fastest roller coaster on the entire Earth.


Top Thrill Dragster, Sandusky, Ohio, USA

Top Thrill Dragster was built in 2003 and it was the sixteenth roller coaster constructed at the Cedar Point amusement park in Sandusky, Ohio. Also, at that time, with its height of 420 feet (128 meters), it held the record of world’s tallest roller coaster that was ever built.

Superman: Escape from Krypton, Valencia, California, USA

The third biggest roller coaster in the world is the Superman: Escape from Krypton, with its height of 415 feet (126 meters). It was built in 1997 and it was then the world’s fastest coaster. At 2011 Superman got a completely new makeover.

Tower of Terror II, Queensland, Australia

This Australian magnetic induction shuttle coaster opened in 1997 and it was the first roller coaster in the world to reach 160.9 kilometers per hour (100.0 mph) speeds. With its height of 377 feet (114 meters) and with its speed made it the tallest and fastest roller coaster of its time.


Red Force, Salou, Tarragona, Spain

At 367 feet (112 meters), tall Red Force roller coaster was built in 2017 and it is the tallest and fastest roller coaster in Europe. It uses magnetic motors instead of hydraulic propulsion to launch it out of the loading station.