Japan's Space World attracts crowd as it closes forever

Posted Tuesday, January 2, 2018 10:55 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Fans began lining up at 4 a.m. Sunday to enter Space World amusement park in Kitakyushu for its final day in business. Attendance at Space World, which opened in April 1990, peaked at 2.16 million in fiscal 1997. But the gradual decline in business since then recently prompted its operator to close the park at the end of 2017, capping a 27-year run.

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