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Encyclopedia > Fantasyland

Fantasyland is one of the "themed lands" at the many Magic Kingdom-style parks run by The Walt Disney Company around the world. Each Fantasyland has a castle as well as several gentle rides themed after Disney movies. In the words of Walt Disney: "Fantasyland is dedicated to the young at heart and to those who believe that when you wish upon a star, your dreams come true." Image File history File links Disneyland_Fantasyland. ... Image File history File links Disneyland_Fantasyland. ... The Walt Disney Company (most commonly known as Disney) (NYSE: DIS) is one of the largest media and entertainment corporations in the world. ... Walter Elias Disney (December 5, 1901 – December 15, 1966), was an American film producer, director, screenwriter, voice actor, and animator. ...

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Disneyland

Fantasyland at the original Disneyland features a central courtyard dominated by King Arthur's Carrousel, in front of which sits a sword in an anvil; several times each day a costumed Merlin helps a child pull the sword from it. In 1983, Fantasyland received a major facelift and the attraction facades changed from medieval tents to unique buildings themed to the movies upon which the dark rides were based. Disneyland is a theme park at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, USA. It is owned and operated by The Walt Disney Company. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A dark ride or darkride is an indoor amusement ride consisting of a vehicle traveling past animated scenes. ...


Fantasyland's main entrance is through Sleeping Beauty Castle, which has a separate walkthrough attraction that opened in 1957 but closed in 2001 after the September 11 terrorist attacks for security reasons. Disneylands Sleeping Beauty Castle, on May 5, 2005 with brand-new decorations added just hours before. ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... The World Trade Center on fire The September 11, 2001 attacks were a series of coordinated terrorist attacks against the United States on September 11, 2001. ...


Attractions

its a small world (lowercase and quoted) is currently an attraction at Disneyland, the Magic Kingdom, Tokyo Disneyland, and Disneyland Paris. ... The Matterhorn Bobsleds is an attraction made up of two steel roller coasters at Disneyland in Anaheim, California. ... Mr. ... Peter Pans Flight is a dark ride at the Disneyland, Magic Kingdom, Tokyo Disneyland and Disneyland Paris theme parks around the world. ...

The Magic Kingdom

Fantasyland at the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort has ten main attractions. There are also two character greeting areas; Ariel's Grotto, which features The Little Mermaid, and the Fairytale Garden, in which Belle from Beauty and the Beast reads a classic Disney story. Cinderella Castle contains a mosaic depicting the story of Cinderella , and features Cinderella's Royal Table restaurant. The Magic Kingdom is a theme park covering 107 acres (433,000 m²) at Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Florida. ... Cinderella Castle, at the center of the Magic Kingdom, is freshly decorated for the 18-month Happiest Celebration on Earth The Spaceship Earth sphere is the symbol of Epcot. ... The Little Mermaid (Den lille havfrue) is a fairy tale about a young mermaid, her love for a human prince, and her desire to gain a human soul. ... Beauty and the Beast is the thirtieth animated feature in the Disney animated features canon. ... Cinderella Castle, at the Magic Kingdom Cinderella Castle is the castle at the center of the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort. ...


Attractions

Snow White and Prince Charming as seen aboard Snow White's Scary Adventures
Snow White and Prince Charming as seen aboard Snow White's Scary Adventures

ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (1800x1200, 1817 KB) Summary The prince leans in to kiss Snow White at Disneys Magic Kingdom, Orlando, Florida. ... ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (1800x1200, 1817 KB) Summary The prince leans in to kiss Snow White at Disneys Magic Kingdom, Orlando, Florida. ... Cinderella Castle, at the Magic Kingdom Cinderella Castle is the castle at the center of the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort. ... Mickeys PhilharMagic is a 3D interactive show at the Magic Kingdom theme park in the Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. ... Peter Pans Flight is a dark ride at the Disneyland, Magic Kingdom, Tokyo Disneyland and Disneyland Paris theme parks around the world. ... The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh is a full-length animated film produced by Walt Disney Productions and first released on March 11, 1977. ...

Tokyo Disneyland

Tokyo Disneyland has three original attractions among the usual dark rides: the Cinderella Castle Mystery Tour, which features Disney villains including the Horned King from The Black Cauldron; The Mickey Mouse Revue, originally from the Magic Kingdom but moved to Tokyo Disneyland for its opening; and Pooh's Hunny Hunt, which uses a trackless ride system. Tokyo Disneyland is one of two theme parks in the Tokyo Disney Resort located in Urayasu, Chiba, Japan, near Tokyo. ... Cinderella Castle, at the Magic Kingdom Cinderella Castle is the castle at the center of the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort. ... The Black Cauldron is the twenty-fifth film in the Disney animated features canon. ...


Attractions

  • Alice's Tea Party
  • Cinderella Castle Mystery Tour
  • Cinderella's Golden Carrousel
  • Dumbo the Flying Elephant
  • "it's a small world"
  • Peter Pan's Flight
  • Pinocchio's Daring Journeys
  • Pooh's Hunny Hunt
  • Snow White's Adventures
  • The Haunted Mansion
  • The Mickey Mouse Revue

Peter Pans Flight is a dark ride at the Disneyland, Magic Kingdom, Tokyo Disneyland and Disneyland Paris theme parks around the world. ... This article relates to the theme-park attraction. ... Mickey Mouse Mickey Mouse is a comic animal cartoon character who has become a symbol for The Walt Disney Company. ...

Disneyland Paris

The fourth Fantasyland to open was in France at the Disneyland Paris theme park. Themed around a rustic alpine Swiss village, with all the traditional Fantasyland attractions, this Fantasyland adds a Snow White stage show. It is the most popular land at Disneyland Paris. A unique attraction is 'Les Pirouettes du Vieux Moulin'. It is a ferris wheel based on Walt Disney's original animated film, The Old Mill. The concept was originally projected for Disneyland in 1954, but was discarded then, only to be reconsidered and built at Disneyland Paris more than 35 years later. Castle of the Sleeping Beauty in Disneyland Park Disneyland Resort Paris is a theme park in Marne-la-Vallée, near Paris. ... Walter Elias Disney (December 5, 1901 – December 15, 1966), was an American film producer, director, screenwriter, voice actor, and animator. ... The Old Mill is a 1937 Silly Symphonies cartoon produced by Walt Disney, directed by Wilfred Jackson, and released to theatres by RKO Radio Pictures on November 5, 1937. ...

Fantasyland
Fantasyland

Image File history File links HKDL_fantasyland_concept. ... Image File history File links HKDL_fantasyland_concept. ...

Attractions

  • Alice's Curious Labyrinth
  • Casey Junior, Le Petit Train du Cirque
  • Dumbo the Flying Elephant
  • La Galerie de Belle au Bois Dormant
  • La Tanière du Dragon
  • Le Carrousel de Lancelot
  • Le Pays des Contes de Fées
  • Les Pirouettes du Vieux Moulin
  • Peter Pan's Flight
  • Pinocchio's Fantastic Journey

Peter Pans Flight is a dark ride at the Disneyland, Magic Kingdom, Tokyo Disneyland and Disneyland Paris theme parks around the world. ...

Hong Kong Disneyland

Hong Kong Disneyland features Sleeping Beauty Castle, as well as the Fantasy Gardens where costumed Disney characters can be met. Hong Kong Disneyland (Traditional Chinese: 香港迪士尼樂園, Simplified Chinese: 香港迪士尼乐园; Cantonese Jyutping: hoeng1 gong2 dik6 si6 nei4 lok6 jyun4; Mandarin Pinyin: Xiānggǎng Díshìní Lèyuán) is a theme park at Hong Kong Disneyland Resort. ...


Attractions

  • Cinderella Carousel
  • Dumbo the Flying Elephant
  • Fantasy Gardens
  • Fantasyland Train Station
  • Mad Hatter Tea Cups
  • Mickey's PhilharMagic
  • Sleeping Beauty Castle
  • Snow White Grotto
  • Sword in the Stone
  • The Golden Mickeys at Disney's Storybook Theater
  • The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh


The themed lands of a Magic Kingdom-style park:
Main Street, U.S.A. | Fantasyland | Tomorrowland | Frontierland | Adventureland
New Orleans Square | Liberty Square | Mickey's Toontown | Critter Country

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Fantasyland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (451 words)
Fantasyland at the original Disneyland features a central courtyard dominated by King Arthur's Carrousel, in front of which sits a sword in an anvil; several times each day a costumed Merlin helps a child pull the sword from it.
In 1983, Fantasyland received a major facelift and the attraction facades changed from medieval tents to unique buildings themed to the movies upon which the dark rides were based.
Fantasyland's main entrance is through Sleeping Beauty Castle, which has a separate walkthrough attraction that opened in 1957 but closed in 2001 after the September 11 terrorist attacks for security reasons.
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