There is a saying that the sun never sets on a Disney castle. With parks spanning the globe, one is always open somewhere in the world. This year marks the one year celebration of the newest Disney park---the #Shanghai Disney Resort. Shanghai Disneyland is the third Disney park in Asia, and boasts the largest castle out of all the parks worldwide. In its first year, this mainland China attraction welcomed over 11 million Guests through the gates---surpassing expectations. Expertly engineered and beautifully designed, this fantasy land is pure magic! Continue on for 20 magical photos from the Shanghai Disney Resort! #TravelInspiration
"To all that come to this happy place: welcome. Disneyland is your land. Here age relives fond memories of the past, and here youth may savor the challenge and promise of the future. Disneyland is dedicated to the ideals, the dreams, and the hard facts that have created America... with hope that it will be a source of joy and inspiration to all the world." ---Walt Disney
"To all who come to this happy place, welcome! Shanghai Disneyland is your land. Here you leave today and discover imaginative worlds of fantasy, romance, and adventure that will ignite the magical dreams within all of us. Shanghai Disneyland is authentically Disney and distinctly Chinese. It was created for everyone. Bringing to life timeless characters and stories in a magical place that will be a source of joy, inspiration, and memories for generations to come."
---Robert A. Iger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Walt Disney Company, June 16, 2016
"Tomorrowland----a vista into a world of wondrous ideas, signifying man's achievements...a step into the future, with predictions of constructive things to come. Tomorrow offers new frontiers in science, adventure, and ideals...and
the hope for a peaceful and unified world." ---Walt Disney, 1955
“Here is the world of imagination, hopes, and dreams. In this timeless land of enchantment, the age of chivalry, magic and make-believe are reborn - and fairy tales come true. Fantasyland is dedicated to the young-in-heart, to those who that when you wish upon a star, your dreams come true.”
"There be plundering pirates lurking in every cove." ---Pirates of the Caribbean attraction, Disneyland
I'm Just Here for the Food
"This much I know; If you are what you eat, then I only wanna eat the good stuff." ---Ratatouille
"There's a great big hunk of world out there with no fence around it." ---Lady and the Tramp
"Disneyland will never be completed. It will continue to grow as long as there is imagination left in the world."
It had always been a dream of mine to visit each of the Disney castles, but I never imagined it would happen. Now that we live in China, I can consider Shanghai Disneyland "my" park, although Walt Disney World will always hold a special place in my heart as my first Disney "home". Stay tuned for more photos and videos from Shanghai Disneyland in addition to Tokyo Disneyland, Tokyo Disneysea, and Hong Kong Disneyland!
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