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Disney's Magic Kingdom

Key information

Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA

Opening date: 
Oct 1, 1971

The Walt Disney Company

Official website:
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Disney's Magic Kingdom is the most popular theme park in the world, with over 17 million people visiting in 2011. Located at Walt Disney World in Florida, it follows the typical "hub and spoke" design of other Disney parks. Guests enter on Main Street U.S.A., and can then access 5 themed lands: Adventureland, Frontierland, Liberty Square, Fantasyland and Tomorrowland.

History: After the success of Disneyland in California led to urban sprawl developing around the park, Walt Disney was determined to build a bigger resort and selected Florida as the best location. Though he envisioned futuristic city EPCOT as the centrepiece of the resort, for commercial reasons the Magic Kingdom was built first. It is based on the same basic design as Disneyland (though it covers a larger area), and finally opened almost 5 years after Walt's death. A major expansion to the park's Fantasyland area has resulted in the closure of Mickey's Toontown Fair, and was completed in 2014.

Top Rides and Shows:

Festival of Fantasy Parade
Your rating: None (8 votes)
0 reviews
Splash Mountain
Your rating: None (941 votes)
5 reviews
Haunted Mansion
Your rating: None (883 votes)
1 review
Pirates of the Caribbean
Your rating: None (606 votes)
3 reviews
Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
Your rating: None (711 votes)
3 reviews

Top Restaurants:

Gaston's Tavern
Your rating: None (33 votes)
0 reviews
Columbia Harbour House
Your rating: None (146 votes)
0 reviews
Casey's Corner
Your rating: None (53 votes)
0 reviews
Liberty Tree Tavern
Your rating: None (112 votes)
0 reviews
Plaza Restaurant
Your rating: None (38 votes)
0 reviews

More information:

New attraction opening dates
Find out the latest confirmed and rumored opening dates for new rides at Disney's Magic Kingdom.

Refurbishment schedule
Check for any scheduled temporary ride closures at Disney's Magic Kingdom.

Latest News:

Splash Mountain, Test Track, Spaceship Earth and more are closing soon at Walt Disney World...

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