Visitors Guide to Tokyo Disneyland

Tokyo Disneyland

Disney's first theme park outside the United States, Tokyo Disneyland opened April 15, 1983 and drew nearly 18 million visitors in 2019, making it the third most-visited theme park in the world. Though Tokyo Disneyland looks much like Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom, there are several notable differences: World Bazaar, covered by a glass-and-steel canopy, occupies the Main Street space, while Westernland replaces Frontierland. An expansion in 2020 added a new "Beauty and the Beast"-themed area to Fantasyland, along with new attractions in Toontown and Tomorrowland.

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What to Do

Top 10

  1. Haunted Mansion ★ ★
    Dark ride located in Fantasyland. Changes to the "Holiday Nightmare" overlay at Christmas. (If you ever wanted to see Disneyland's "Nightmare Before Christmas" overlay on Disney World's version of the Mansion, here it is.)
    Haunted Mansion

  2. Pirates of the Caribbean ★ ★
    Indoor boat ride located in Adventureland
    Pirates of the Caribbean

  3. Enchanted Tale of Beauty and the Beast
    Trackless dark ride in Fantasyland
    Beast's Castle

  4. Pooh's Hunny Hunt
    Trackless dark ride in Fantasyland

  5. Space Mountain
    Indoor family roller coaster located in Tomorrowland. Closes July 31 for a multi-year rebuild. Height requirement: 40 inches
    Space Mountain

  6. Splash Mountain
    "Song of the South"-themed log flume ride located in Critter Country. (Unlike with the U.S. versions, there are no announced plans to change this installation to a "The Princess and the Frog" theme.) Height requirement: 40 inches
    Splash Mountain

  7. Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
    Outdoor family roller coaster located in Frontierland. Height requirement: 40 inches
    Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

  8. Monsters Inc. Ride and Go Seek
    Interactive dark ride in Tomorrowland
    Monsters Inc. Ride and Go Seek

  9. Mickey's Magical Music World
    Live musical in the park's Fantasyland Forest Theatre

  10. Star Tours
    Motion base show in Tomorowland

Other Attractions


  • Western River Railroad
  • Jungle Cruise
  • Swiss Family Treehouse
  • The Enchanted Tiki Room: Stitch Presents "Aloha E Koko Mai!"


  • Country Bear Theater
  • Mark Twain Riverboat
  • Tom Sawyer Island

Critter Country

  • Beaver Brothers Explorer Canoes


  • Alice's Tea Party
  • Castle Carrousel
  • Cinderella's Fairy Tale Hall
  • Dumbo the Flying Elephant
  • It's a Small World
  • Mickey's PhilharMagic
  • Peter Pan's Flight
  • Pinocchio's Daring Journey
  • Snow White's Adventures


  • Chip n Dale's Treehouse
  • Donald's Boat
  • Gadget's Go Coaster
  • Goofy's Paint n Play House
  • Minnie's House
  • Roger Rabbit's Car Toon Spin


  • Buzz Lightyear's Astro Blasters
  • The Happy Ride With Baymax
  • Stitch Encounter

Where to Eat


  • Queen of Hearts Banquet Hall
    "Alice in Wonderland"-themed cafeteria in Fantasyland
    Queen of Hearts Banquet Hall
  • Grandma Sara's Kitchen
    Counter service located next to Splash Mountain in Critter Country
    Grandma Sara's Kitchen
  • Pan Galactic Pizza Port
    Counter service pizzas in Tomorrowland - made in the PZ-5000 pizza-making machine, run by Tony Solaroni from the Spumoni Galaxy.
    Pan Galactic Pizza Port

Park Map

To reach the Tokyo Disney Resort, take the JR (Japan Railway) Keiyo Line/Musashino Line to Maihama Station. Or take a bus from Narita Airport, purchasing your ticket at the Airport Limousine Bus Ticket Counter in the Narita Airport Arrival Lobby.