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Grand Carousel reviews

Theme Park Insider readers offer their ratings and reviews for Grand Carousel, a carousel at Kings Island.

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Posted: January 19, 2013

This slower-moving, traditional carousel (PTC #79) was built in 1926 and is painted with more than 20,000 sheets of 23-karat gold and 1,000 sheets of sterling silver. It is the park's oldest ride, having opened at Cincinnati's Coney Island in 1926.

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8 votes, so far

I rode this with my little sister and she enjoyed it very much. Little kids will enjoy this merry go round. - Michael Hurley

I'm disappointed every time I ride this carousel due to it's Bad condition machine and paintings and lack of a working band organ. It's Wurlitzer 157 hasn't played sense 2005. - Mike Mills

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