Free Powerpoint Templates Important features of Magic Kingdom and its areas
Disney's Magic Kingdom is the most popular theme park in the world, with over 17 million people visiting in 2008. Located at Walt Disney World in Florida, it follows the typical "hub and spoke" design of other Disney parks. Guests enter on Main Street U.S.A., and can then access themed lands: Adventureland, Frontierland, Fantasyland, and Mickey's Toontown Fair. After the success of Disneyland in California led to urban slouch developing around the park, Walt Disney was resolute to build a larger resort and selected Florida as the best location.
<ul><li>Though he envisioned futuristic city epcot as the attraction of the resort, for commercial reasons the Magic Kingdom was built first. It is based on the same basic design as Disneyland, and finally opened almost 5 years after Walt's death. </li></ul><ul><li>There are almost too many features, attractions, disney world rides and areas within The Magic Kingdom Park to name, let alone to explore! Some of the more prominent features include the Walt Disney World Monorail System, which usefully transports visitors from the parking lot to the park itself – which is a big relief, as the parking lot is quite a distance from the park! </li></ul>
Visitors can use more than the Monorail to get into the park, however; they may also enter via ferryboats or by bus. The Magic Kingdom is separated into six different areas, or lands, each with their own distinct theme and attractions found within. It also has magic kingdom park entertainment The Walt Disney Railroad spans the entire park and gives visitors the chance to see it from a different perspective, as well as allowing them a useful transportation option, as it has several stops throughout The Magic Kingdom. Cinderella’s Castle is the beautiful and famous castle that many may recognize and impulsively tie to The Magic Kingdom.
Cinderella’s Castle does have a twin at Tokyo Disney, but it is definitely the flagship castle for The Magic Kingdom in Orlando, Florida . The castle reaches almost one hundred and ninety feet tall and makes use of forced viewpoint to make it seem larger than it really is, and it is surrounded by a stunning moat. The Areas in the Magic Kingdom • Main Street USA Main Street USA is officially the entrance to the park, and it is characterized by many shops, dining options, and other features, and is styled to resemble an American town in the early twentieth century.
• Adventureland Adventureland is the second themed area within The Magic Kingdom. It houses the very well-known Pirates of the Caribbean ride, made even more famous by the recent film franchise of the same name • Frontierland Frontierland is a trip to the old Wild West of America; gold rushes, cowboys, saloons, and all of that exciting history – with a Disney spin, of course! Perhaps the most well-known attraction found in Frontierland is Splash Mountain, a log falls ride that features characters from Song of the South.
• Fantasyland Fantasyland is planned for those “young at heart” and is designed to be a sort of medieval carnival. It is home to such rides as It’s a Small World, Peter Pan’s Flight, Mad Tea Party, Snow White’s Scary Adventures, and Dumbo the Flying Elephant and that is just to name a few! Undergoing expansive restoration until 2013, there are many changes and improvements in store for Fantasyland.