Which Disneyland Entrance Tunnel
A fun discussion question. Which do you prefer?
Just a fun question for the weekend (or whenever you might read this)
When you enter Disneyland park, do you prefer the left or right tunnel? Explain your preference if you can.
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I almost always enter and exit from the right one (from when facing the entrance) but for some reason last week I left from the left one. Some how it felt wrong.
From Tim W
Posted June 19, 2011 at 9:23 AM
Always the left.
For me it always depends on which attraction I plan on visiting first. If its Indiana Jones or anything on Disneyland's "west side" I go left. If its Finding Nemo, the Matterhorn or Star Tours 2 than I go right.
I've always liked the left tunnel, and thinking about it as I posted this question, I think I might know why. The right turnstiles are usually used for entrance, so most people entering the park in the morning probably go through the left tunnel. That makes entering through the left first thing in the morning seem less crowded and consequently more enjoyable.
Plus, if something went wrong between the parking garage or lot and the entrance, you're closer to City Hall to complain ;-)
From Rob P
Posted June 20, 2011 at 2:26 AM
We always go through the right tunnel. If we didn't then we'd be entering through the wrong tunnel and who knows where that leads to ?.
Once inside, of course,: the right tunnel then becomes the left. It's okay to be left INSIDE Disneyland but you don't want to be left OUTSIDE Disneyland. It just wouldn't be right would it ?
So always do what you believe to be right and you won't get left. Right ?
I've heard and read in guidebooks to use gate 13. Despite the risk of starting off unlucky, by all accounts it is quicker. However I cannot say this from experience. At WDW it usually seems balanced with guest because security is in the center with the exception of Epcot, which half the gates are never open because security and the monorail are on the right.
To the right, and I always look up to the plaque on the bridge as I enter. I don't think there's a plaque on the left. Being right-handed probably gives incentive to going right as well.
But once I'm in the hub, it's left or middle, but never right. Tomorrowland is my least favorite of DL lands.
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