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Tokyo DisneySea

Key information

Location:
Urayasu, Chiba, Japan

Opening date: 
Sep 4, 2001

Operator:
Oriental Land Company

Official website:
Click here

As its name suggests, the Tokyo Disney Resort's second theme park features a nautical theme. After entering via Mediterranean Harbor, guests can explore six themed "ports": American Waterfront, Mermaid Lagoon, Arabian Coast, Lost River Delta, Port Discovery and Mysterious Island. Whereas neighbouring Tokyo Disneyland borrows most of its ride concepts from Disney's US parks, Tokyo DisneySea features many original rides of its own. This includes the Journey to the Center of the Earth dark ride, the StormRider simulator and the innovative Aquatopia boat ride. Look out as well for unique versions of the Tower of Terror and Indiana Jones Adventure, along with the park's take on the Fantasmic! pyrotechnic show concept.

History: While Disney fans in the US were lamenting the underwhelming debut of Disney California Adventure, visitors to the Tokyo Disney Resort were enjoying the 2001 opening of Tokyo DisneySea. It was everything that California Adventure wasn't: packed with expensive attractions, extensively themed and boasting incredible attention to detail. No wonder it was the most expensive theme park ever built, at a cost of some $4 billion. Now the fourth most popular theme park in the world, it continues to expand, with a version of the smash-hit Toy Story Mania! being installed in 2012.

Further information: Don't miss our stunning, photo-packed five-part guide to the Tokyo Disney Resort.

Top Rides and Shows:

Journey to the Center of the Earth
Your rating: None (303 votes)
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King Triton’s Concert
Your rating: None (44 votes)
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Tower of Terror
Your rating: None (263 votes)
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Indiana Jones Adventure: Temple of the Crystal Skull
Your rating: None (275 votes)
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Toy Story Mania!
Your rating: None (190 votes)
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Top Restaurants:

Breezeway Bites
Your rating: None (233 votes)
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Casbah Food Court
Your rating: None (213 votes)
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Tropic Al's
Your rating: None (249 votes)
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Cafe Portofino
Your rating: None (246 votes)
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Barnacle Bill's
Your rating: None (195 votes)
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More information:

New attraction opening dates
Find out the latest confirmed and rumored opening dates for new rides at Tokyo DisneySea.

Refurbishment schedule
Check for any scheduled temporary ride closures at Tokyo DisneySea.

Latest News:

New rides based on Big Hero 6 and Beauty and the Beast have just been announced, but we have some bad news for Frozen fans...

This month brings two updates from the Tokyo Disneyland Resort, news of a record-shattering roller coaster under construction and more!

It was announced yesterday that Tokyo Disney Resort would be the subject of a massive $4.5 billion expansion, set to bring new attractions and renovations to the resort.

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