By Angelina Wang
Have you ever been to an amusement park in Shanghai? Have you ever been to a place that has cartoon characters all over the place? Have you ever been to a place filled with love and exciting rides? Well—it's SHANGHAI DISNEYLAND! In this article, I will tell you about Disneyland, and I will also give you some tips when going to Disneyland.
First, I will tell you some basic facts about Disneyland. Disneyland is an amusement park that is based on characters created by Walt Disney. There are 6 Disneyland locations in the world. The locations are in California, Florida, Paris, Tokyo, Shanghai, and Hong Kong. The main character of Disneyland is Mickey Mouse. There are also lots of unique characters. In Disneyland these characters from the movies truly come to life before your eyes!
Rides in Disneyland
Disneyland is full of fun and adventure! There are 7 themed lands in the Shanghai Disneyland. Mickey Avenue, Fantasyland, Tomorrowland, Adventure Isle, Treasure Cove, Toy Story Land and Gardens of Imagination. There is a special ride that is only found in Shanghai
Disneyland. Do you know what ride that is? You can ride it in Tomorrowland—it's TRON!!
Tron is an exciting roller coaster ride with fast speed and loud sounds. If you are a person who like fast roller coasters, dark lighting and loud sounds definitely try out the roller coaster Tron!
About the Creator
Walt Disney is the creator of Disneyland. He was born on December 5th in 1901 in Chicago, Illinois. His parents are Elias Disney and Flora Call. Walt Disney was named after Walter Parr, who is his father’s good friend. He started going to school at Benton Grammar School, and he graduated on June 8th, 1917. Meanwhile, Walt Disney also took classes at the Chicago Art Institute.
After that, Walt Disney left his school and changed his birth certificate to show the year 1900 so he could be a volunteer ambulance driver in World War 1. Disney also served as a member of the American Red Cross Ambulance Force in France until Year 1919.
Walt Disney’s biggest hope was to have a child. But he and his wife Lillian tried for a long time and finally gave birth to a daughter, and named her Diane Marie Disney, who was born on December 18th, 1933. Later, Lillian and Walt Disney adopted a second child, Sharon Mae Disney, who was born on December 21st, 1936.
Disney died on December 15th, 1966, at age 65. Disney died because of lung cancer. But Disney’s legacy lived on through the magical Disneyland!