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Posted: January 3, 2012

History of Tokyo DisneySea
Tokyo DisneySea opened in September 2001, the first Disney theme park outside the United States not to use the "Magic Kingdom" design. DisneySea employed many of the concept designs that Walt Disney Imagineering had developed for a possible Long Beach, Calif. theme park, back when Long Beach and Anaheim were competing for Disney's second theme park in Southern California. Anaheim "won" that battle, and ended up with Disney's California Adventure.

How do you get to Tokyo DisneySea?
By train, take the JR Keiyo Line or Musashino Line to Maihama Station. By car, take the Wangan Expressway to the Urayasu exit. An express bus from Tokyo's airports is also available.

When is the best time to visit?
The most uncrowded times to visit are any weekday while school is in session. Peak visitor seasons are Christmas-New Years Holiday, Summer Holiday (late July-late August), Obon (late summer) and Golden Week (early May).

A tour of Tokyo DisneySea
In December 2011, Theme Park Insider editor Robert Niles visited the Tokyo Disney Resort and posted this photo/video tour of DisneySea:

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Where to stay at Tokyo Disney Resort

Readers' reviews:

Attractions
American Waterfront(Rating)(Height)
Tower Of Terror940
Broadway Music Theater9
Toy Story Midway Mania9
Big City Vehicles8
DisneySea Electric Railway8
Turtle Talk7
Arabian Coast(Rating)(Height)
Sindbad's Storybook Voyage9
The Magic Lamp Theater8
Caravan Carousel8
Jasmine's Flying Carpets6
Lost River Delta(Rating)(Height)
Indiana Jones - Temple of the Crystal Skull946
Raging Spirits746
Mediterranean Harbor(Rating)(Height)
Fortress Explorations9
Fantasmic!9
DisneySea Transit Steamer Line9
Venetian Gondolas6
Mermaid Lagoon(Rating)(Height)
Mermaid Lagoon Theater8
Ariel's Playground8
Scuttle's Scooters8
Flounder's Flying Fish Coaster835
Blowfish Balloon Race7
The Whirlpool7
Jumpin' Jellyfish6
Mysterious Island(Rating)(Height)
Journey to the Center of the Earth1046
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea9
Port Discovery(Rating)(Height)
Aquatopia9
StormRider8

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Dining
American Waterfront(Rating)
S.S. Columbia Dining Room10
The Teddy Roosevelt Lounge6
Cape Cod Cook-Off6
Sailing Day Buffet5
Restaurant Sakura5
New York Deli4
Arabian Coast(Rating)
Open Sesame10
Casbah Food Court9
Sultan's Oasis5
Lost River Delta(Rating)
Yucatan Base Camp Grill8
Lost River Cookhouse8
Miguel's El Dorado Cantina5
Mediterranean Harbor(Rating)
Cafe Portofino10
Magellan's10
Ristorante di Canaletto8
Zambini Brothers Ristorante8
Mamma Biscotti's Bakery7
Magellan's Lounge0
Mermaid Lagoon(Rating)
Sebastian's Calypso Kitchen8
Mysterious Island(Rating)
Nautilus Galley10
Vucania Restaurant10
Refreshment Station4
Port Discovery(Rating)
Horizon Bay Restaurant9

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