Japan’s hot springs city plans ‘spamusement’ park

Tokyo, Nov 27 (IANS) Japan’s Beppu city has figured out how to create a place that will calm your senses while driving your heartbeat through the roof, media reported on Sunday.

The mayor of Beppu, a city known for its hot springs, issued a posting on social media last week: “If this YouTube video hits a million views, I’ll build a ‘spamusement park’ in the city.”

The hot-spring themed amusement park would be where you can soak in a tub while zooming down a rollercoaster, wearing only a towel, the Mashable reported.

In seven days, the video hit 1.8 milliion views and the mayor’s office released a statement to the press celebrating the project’s commencement.

It hasn’t said when the park will be completed, but the city is now seeking creative types to submit ideas for rides and attractions at tghe proposed “spamusement” park.

–IANS

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