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Big Thunder Mountain at Tokyo Disneyland

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Your rating: None Average: 3.2 (92 votes)



Roller coaster

Opening Date:
Jul 4, 1987

Minimum height:
40 inches

A mine train roller coaster that is based around a mock mountain that dominates Westernland. Aimed at families, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad's lengthy circuit features 3 lift hills and heavy theming throughout. Virtually identical to the version at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom.

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Friday, December 06, 2013 08:19

While similar, Disney's various Big Thunder Mountain Railroad attractions are not identical. Have you experienced them all?

Monday, August 05, 2013 09:00

Tokyo Disneyland is perhaps Disney's most unusual "castle" park.

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Reviews of Big Thunder Mountain:

Usual Big Thunder
Submitted by sirusstest
on Saturday, November 04, 2017 05:09

While this is technically my least favorite BTMR, I consider them all just about as good as one another. This version is different from the American versions with a different beginning and ending, both involving a much larger mine set. I liked the few extra thrills here compared to the American coasters, but I just prefer the American coasters for sentimental reasons. There's just a certain vibe for both American coasters that is better than TDL's.


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