Fancy skating over more than 5,000 frozen fish? Didn’t think so.
A theme park in Japan has been forced to close its skating rink after it received a wave of criticism over its main feature: dead sprats and mackerels trapped under ice so that people can skate on them.
Space World, in the southern city of Kitakyushu, opened its quirky attraction earlier this month.
A series of tweets promoting the feature caused heated reactions online. Images of the fish were posted on social media, some of them with their mouths still open, while others arranged to form arrows under the ice or spell out “hello”. Read more…