Lasten Päivän Säätiö / Linnanmäki

Linnanmäki Amusement Park, in Helsinki, Finland, announces their biggest roller coaster project ever: Taiga is Getting Ready to Launch!


Something exciting has been brewing at Linnanmäki Amusement Park during the past winter. The amusement park has been posting teasers in the social media implying that “Taiga is in the air”.

The new launch coaster is called Taiga.
The new launch coaster is called Taiga.

It is finally time to announce that a spectacular roller coaster is arriving at Linnanmäki in 2019!

 “We are very excited to finally announce that Linnanmäki is making its greatest ride project ever in co-operation with ride manufacturer Intamin. This most unique high-profile launch coaster can be described as a coaster enthusiasts’ dream”, explains Pia Adlivankin, Managing Director of Linnanmäki with great excitement.

This new ride will have a top hat height at 52 meters, Finland’s longest track length of 1104 meters and a furious maximum speed of 106 km per hour.  In addition, this new coaster will have two launches and four inversions.  

Intamin is a European coaster manufacturer with the largest number of launch coasters in operation all over the world.

”It was an easy choice to select Intamin as our ride provider, since they had the most creative layout suggestion for our challenging terrain. We are truly satisfied with our biggest ride acquisition ever” Anssi Tamminen, Technical Director of Linnanmäki comments on the project.

Linnanmäki expects this ride to be one of the most exciting rides in Europe.

”This coaster will impress everyone. The final layout design phase was a true collaborative effort with Linnanmäki, and we were able to come up with a roller coaster which will set new standards not only in Finland but in the whole Northern Europe and even beyond”, Intamin’s Executive Vice President Sascha Czibulka proudly explains.

This fierce new roller coaster, Taiga, will be launched during the 2019 season.




The new launch coaster is called Taiga.
The new launch coaster is called Taiga.


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Linnanmäki Amusement Park is situated in the heart of Helsinki, Finland. It has been operating since 1950 and is Finland’s most popular amusement park with over one million visitors yearly. Linnanmäki has a unique mission, since it gathers funds for children’s welfare. In 2017 the park donated 4,5 million euros and this season they have set the same challenging goal.

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