The Tokyo Disney Resort's second gate opened September 4, 2001 and welcomed nearly 15 million visitors in 2019, making it the world's fourth-most visited theme park, with Tokyo Disneyland just ahead in third. With a concept originally conceived as a second gate for Disneyland on a site adjacent to the Queen Mary in Long Beach, California, Tokyo DisneySea is a six-time winner of our Theme Park Insider Award as the world's best theme park.
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Other notable attractions include Aquatopia in Port Discovery; the Flounder's Flying Fish Coaster Togo children's coaster and the Triton's Kingdom indoor play area - featuring several kiddie rides - in Mermaid Lagoon; and Caravan Carousel and the Jasmine's Flying Carpets spinner in Arabian Coast. Transportation rides in the park include Venetian Gondolas in Mediterranean Harbor, DisneySea Transit Steamer Line between Mediterranean Harbor, Lost River Delta and American Waterfront, and the DisneySea Electric Railway between Port Discovery and American Waterfront.
Next up is Fantasy Springs, a new "port" between Arabian Coast and Lost River Delta that will include four new attractions, three restaurants and a hotel, with the attractions themed to the Disney films "Frozen," "Tangled," and "Peter Pan." The project is expected to be completed in late 2023 or early 2024.
Other shows include The Magic Lamp Theater in Arabian Coast and the Broadway Music Theater in American Waterfront.
Coming soon is Believe! Sea of Dreams, a new nighttime spectacular on the Mediterranean Harbor lagoon.
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.