Orlando is the capital of theme parks
Orlando is the largest inner city on the map of the Florida peninsula. According to one source, it is named in honour of Orlando Reeves, a soldier of the US Army who died in the war against the Indian tribe of Seminoles.
Situated in a warm subtropical climate, this American city is known as the world capital of theme parks. Every year, tens of millions of people come here to visit its popular places, as well as to participate in conventions and conferences. The world-famous and most visited places of interest of Orlando form the basis of its tourism industry.
The guide around the city guarantees tourists a rich and informative stay in one of 10 themed entertainment centres. The most famous of them is "Disney World", which has 2 parks and 2 water parks on its territory. In recent years, the popularity of "Universal Orlando" has grown hugely. Here, you'll find the "Magical World of Harry Potter". Other popular places are the Alligator Park and Epcot Park.
You can travel around the city free of charge, the ideal option being to rent a car at one of the numerous companies. You can also take a taxi. To get around, there is a city network of public transport: comfortable buses and trolleybuses.
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