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Asian Theme Parks Features and Articles

Theme Park Tourist's range of in-depth articles covering rides, attractions and restaurants at Asian Theme Parks are listed below. As well as previews and reviews of new rides, look out for "Top 10" lists and tips for saving time and money on your next visit.

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Thursday, September 14, 2017 06:31

Here are the nine best Disney dark rides in existence today!

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 06:13

MODERN MARVELS: Journey to the Center of the Earth: Buried deep within the subterranean catacombs under Tokyo DisneySea reside the beautiful, thrilling, harrowing mysteries of the unknown. Across the globe, Disney Parks fans call this Modern Marvel the best 21st century dark ride on Earth; a living example of what Imagineering can do. Join us on a journey through the history of Disney Parks strained relationship with the fantasies of Jules Verne and on to the Center of the Earth!

Monday, July 17, 2017 05:40

Anyone who’s ever visited a Disney Park knows exactly the kind of magic, mystery, and wonder that awaits within… For everyone else, Disney Parks Attraction Posters were developed to do just what movie posters do: to entice, excite, and inform. In this special feature, we'll look into the poster art of Disney Parks and highlight some of our favorite ride collections.

Sunday, June 18, 2017 06:51

MODERN MARVELS: Revenge of the Mummy: For three thousand years, the restless spirit of the evil Imhotep has been sealed away inside of his tomb. But now, you are all that stands between the Mummy and the power to destroy the world. Join us as we dive into the tomb and explore the in-depth story behind Universal Orlando's astounding "psychological thrill ride" from curse to concept to clones. We'll brush away the sands of time and take a first-person ride on this E-Ticket adventure.

Sunday, May 21, 2017 06:50

MODERN MARVELS: The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man: It's not every day that a new attraction stuns the industry and reshapes themed entertainment design. But that's exactly what happened when "the world's most technologically advanced theme park" opened with a revolutionary ride. We'll recount the almost-unbelievable tale from Spidey's earliest concepts to the industry-wide impact of its amazing blend of projection, physical sets, music, special effects, and fun.

Sunday, May 14, 2017 06:53

MODERN MARVELS: Mystic Manor: Disney's most die-hard fans say that the unthinkable adventures that await within Hong Kong Disneyland's Mystic Manor represent the best work Imagineering has done in decades. Today, we dive deep into this Modern Marvel to explore the interwoven threads that build to its opening and take a first-person ride through what some call Disney's best ride ever. Welcome to Mystic Manor!

Friday, May 05, 2017 05:50

Today, celebrations are in full swing for Disneyland Paris' 25th Anniversary! The biggest and most ambitious of Michael Eisner's big and ambitious projects, EuroDisneyland changed everything... and that's not necessarily a good thing. When Paris' finances faltered and the overbuilt resort went belly-up in 1992, Eisner became wary of any large-scale investment, leading to these crippling Cancellations, Closures, and Cop-Outs. Imagine what would've been...

Sunday, April 23, 2017 03:41

Despite not sharing a single setting, story, or common character, classic Disney Parks rides around the globe are nonetheless connected to "spiritual sequels" sharing their elements, themes, and styles. Subtle successors, these must-see ride relationships allow new attractions to be born from timeless tropes. Which of these "spiritual sequels" would you most like to ride?

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 14:18

The best theme parks are balanced places, where rides, shows, restaurants, stories, walkthroughs, dark rides, and thrills coexist. But when it comes to your favorite can't-miss, must-see theme park experiences, chances are that rides make up the bulk of the list. How many rides does your favorite Disney or Universal park really have, though? Which resorts have the most sheer rides? The numbers may surprise you...

Saturday, December 17, 2016 22:39

LOST LEGENDS: Soarin' Over California: When California Adventure opened, successes were few and far between. But the ride's starring E-Ticket was Soarin' Over California, a hang-gliding adventure that proved so popular, it spread across the globe. Take flight on this lost wonder and explore the in-depth story behind its creation, what it was like to ride, how it spread Around the World, and why it's gone today.

Monday, October 17, 2016 04:59

LOST LEGENDS: Star Tours: A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away... A new CEO had a radical plan to make Disney Parks into modern thrill destinations where guests could "ride the movies!" Today, we'll take a turbulent tour through the incredible behind-the-scenes story of the ride that changed Disney Parks forever. Star Tours announces the boarding of the Endor Express. All passengers, prepare for immediate boarding. Lightspeed to Endor!

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 01:57

Going to Tokyo Disney Resort is something that every theme park tourist needs to do at least once in their life

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