Tokyo Disney Resort is the
resort complex with two popular
theme parks, Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea.
In addition to these theme parks, it has the shopping mall "Ikspiari", the official Disney goods specialty shop "Bon Voyage!", the theater "Cirque du Soleil Theatre Tokyo", and some large resort hotels.
It is on the coast at the northern end of Tokyo Bay, and is located
only about 12 km east-southeast of Tokyo station.
It is in Urayasu city in "Chiba Prefecture", but because it is in Tokyo Metropolitan area and "Tokyo" is known in the world, "Tokyo" has been borne on the name.
First, "Tokyo Disneyland" was opened in 1983. It was the first
Disneyland outside America.
After that, the Walt Disney Company proposed the conception of resort complex, then some hotels had been built around the Disneyland since 1986.
In 2001, Tokyo DisneySea was opened, and since here is developing.
The nearist station is Maihama on JR Keiyo Line, and the main gate is
in front of the station.
The area has the width both about 1.5 km from east to west and from north to south. And Disney Resort Line, a monorail, runs around the area.
About 25 million people visit here a year, and it ranks 3rd in the world.
From Tokyo station to Maihama station, about 12 minutes by rapid train, about 16-19 minutes by local train on JR Keiyo Line
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