Shanghai Disney Resort

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Main entrance © Baycrest/cc-by-sa-2.5

Main entrance © Baycrest/cc-by-sa-2.5

Shanghai Disneyland Park is a theme park located in Pudong, Shanghai, China, that is part of the Shanghai Disney Resort. The park is operated by Disney Parks, Experiences and Products and Shanghai Shendi Group, through a joint venture between The Walt Disney Company and Shendi. Construction began on April 8, 2011. The park opened on June 16, 2016. The park operated in its first half-year with a visitor attendance of 5.6 million guests.

The park covers an area of 3.9 square kilometres (1.5 sq mi), costing 24.5 billion RMB, and including an area of 1.16 square kilometres (0.45 sq mi). In addition, the Shanghai Disneyland Resort has a total of 7 square kilometres (2.7 sq mi), except for the first phase of the project which is 3.9 square kilometres (1.5 sq mi), there are two more areas for expansion in the future.

China Eastern Airlines based in Shanghai © N509FZ/cc-by-sa-4.0 © MasaneMiyaPA/cc-by-sa-4.0 Shanghai Disneyland Hotel © Fayhoo/cc-by-sa-3.0 Main entrance © Baycrest/cc-by-sa-2.5 Tomorrowland © Iiii I I I/cc-by-sa-4.0 Treasure Cove © Iiii I I I/cc-by-sa-4.0
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China Eastern Airlines based in Shanghai © N509FZ/cc-by-sa-4.0
Walt Disney Company and Shanghai ShenDi Group jointly invest in the Shanghai Disneyland Resort project. As part of the agreement, two owners are set up, of which Shendi holding 57% and Disney holding the remaining 43%.

The park has seven themed areas: Mickey Avenue, Gardens of Imagination, Fantasyland, Treasure Cove, Adventure Isle, Tomorrowland, and Toy Story Land. On January 22, 2019, Disney Parks announced an eighth themed land based on Disney’s Zootopia would be coming to the park. Construction is set to begin sometime in 2019.

Read more on Shanghai Disney Resort, Wikivoyage Shanghai Nanhui, Wikipedia Shanghai Disney Resort and Wikipedia Shanghai Disneyland Park (Smart Traveler App by U.S. Department of State). Photos by Wikimedia Commons. If you have a suggestion, critique, review or comment to this blog entry, we are looking forward to receive your e-mail at comment@wingsch.net. Please name the headline of the blog post to which your e-mail refers to in the subject line.








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