Disneyland Paris® is located in Marne-la-Vallee in the eastern suburbs of Paris and was formerly called Eurodisney. This is the second theme park by Disney opened outside of the United States. It has been recorded that the number of visitors to Disneyland Paris are much more than the visitors to the Eiffel Tower which is a popular tourist destination in Paris.
Disneyland Paris has two theme parks Disneyland Park® and Walt Disney Studios Park® which is filled with retail outlets, Disney restaurants & bars, various entertainment packages and as many as fourteen hotels, seven that are owned and operated by Disney themselves.
There are many entertainment options in Disneyland Paris and the top five attractions of Disneyland Park are said to be Main Street USA, Fantasyland, Discoveryland, Frontierland, and Adventureland. Apart from the larger more adventurous rides there are many rides which can be enjoyed by young and old people alike. While the younger ones are attracted towards “It’s a small world” in Fantasyland, the older ones love “Mad Hatter’s Tea cup” also in Fantasyland or the “Pirates of the Caribbean” over in Adventureland.
The main attractions are of course the Disney characters and at the restaurants of Disneyland Paris one can also indulge in favourite character dining as well. Another interesting feature are the party’s at Disney Paris. Disney have family parades all year round which attracts many, many visitors in a Magical Kingdom, every day’s a party at Disneyland Paris.
The magical world of cinema and television can be discovered at the Walt Disney Studios Park®. It is in fact said that this is the second park in the world to build a relation between MGM and Walt Disney Company. The Walt Disney Studios Park not only gives an insight about the world of cinema but it also allows you to enjoy many exciting shows and even a backlot studio tram tour. The Front Lot is our Tinsel Town tribute, shining in star-studded surroundings, The Production Courtyard, is where you can get behind the scenes, see how movie magic is made and detour via “disaster”.
Toon Studio, is where you can uncover secrets of Disney animation and see legendary moments spring into life and at the Backlot it’s all ‘action’ amid the meteors, musical adventures and mind boggling effects. One can explore the studios here and preview a few blockbusters. You can also be a star at one of the many shows and enjoy yourself interacting with the Disney characters.
You can also meet the Disney Characters, everybody has their favourite one, you can get the Disney Characters autograph or just have that once in a life time photograph taken with them. The top five attractions here are Crush’s coaster where you can dive into a whirlpool of adventure, join Nemo and friends as you explore beautiful coral reefs, a submarine wreck in the ocean and meet the sharks Bruce, Chum & Anchor, Car Race Rally, Toy Story Play Land including Toy soldiers parachute drop, slinky dog zigzag spin, RC Racer, ,etc. Apart from this there are many shows and parades that give the visitors awesome Disney entertainment.
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