Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages
Filter by Categories
#iDiscoverChina
A taste of China
A taste of China
Adventures
Ancient Places
City Guides
Cultural Heritage
Food & Drink
Guides
Itineraries
Modern China
Natural Attractions
Street Food
Tradition
Trip Ideas
Video
What to eat

Modern China / Trip Ideas

Six reasons to visit Shanghai Disneyland

By Yuewei Yang

June 30

Shanghai Disney Resort, the first theme park of its kind in Mainland China, features six themed areas filled with world-class attractions and live shows — many appearing for the first time at a Disney amusement park.

Shanghai Disney Resort, the first theme park of its kind in Mainland China, features six themed areas filled with world-class attractions and live shows — many appearing for the first time at a Disney amusement park.

1. The largest Disney castle

Enchanted Storybook Castle [Credit: photostock.china.com.cn/ Wang Gang]
Enchanted Storybook Castle [Credit: photostock.china.com.cn/ Wang Gang]
At the center of Shanghai Disneyland, the Enchanted Storybook Castle will be the tallest, largest and most interactive castle at any Disney park. It’s also the first castle in a Disney theme park that represents all the Disney princesses instead of belonging to only one.

2. The first pirate-themed land

Treasure Cove Land [Credit: photostock.china.com.cn/ Wang Yadong]
Treasure Cove Land [Credit: photostock.china.com.cn/ Wang Yadong]
Treasure Cove will be the first pirate-themed area in a Disney park, leveraging innovative technologies in the new Pirates of the Caribbean – Battle for the Sunken Treasure and a stunt show spectacular featuring Captain Jack Sparrow.

3. The first Toy Story-themed hotel

4XinhuaWhen you step inside the 800-room Toy Story Hotel, you enter a world of imagination inspired by the Disney·Pixar film series, where playthings come alive and there’s adventure around every corner.

4. The largest Disney Store

World of Disney Store [Credit: cfp]
World of Disney Store [Credit: cfp]
Another “must-see” for guests will be the innovative World of Disney Store, offering a comprehensive collection of merchandise, including many products designed especially for Shanghai Disney Resort.

5. What’s Your Sign?

Garden of the Twelve Friends [Credit: shanghaidisneyresort.com ]
Garden of the Twelve Friends [Credit: shanghaidisneyresort.com]
Discover an oasis featuring the 12 signs of the Chinese zodiac, depicted by popular Disney and Disney•Pixar characters, at the Garden of the Twelve Friends, exclusively designed for Shanghai Disneyland.

6. The first “Lion King”show in Chinese

The Lion King [Credit: shanghaidisneyresort.com]
The Lion King [Credit: shanghaidisneyresort.com]
Walt Disney Grand Theater, located in Disneytown adjacent to Shanghai Disneyland, is home to the first-ever Mandarin production of the Broadway musical “The Lion King.”

  • Share this
  • Send this

Follow Discover China

Recommended

Related Articles