Dreaming of visiting Disneyland? I am sure most of you have dreamt of entering the magical world of Disney in your childhoods. Well, you are in luck. From the six Disneyland parks in California, Florida, Shanghai, Tokyo, Paris and Hong Kong, Tokyo Disneyland is nothing short of great. It is a stunner! Being the biggest Disneyland in Asia, it will vow you without a doubt. So, it is definitely worth a visit at least once in your lifetime. This article is a comprehensive guide to Tokyo Disneyland including everything you need to know about the theme park. Let the magic happen!

Tokyo Disneyland

Enter the happiest place on earth and let your childhood dreams come true! Tokyo Disneyland located in Chiba in the district of Maihama was opened in 1983. This massive 47-hectare theme park features seven themed lands; Adventureland, Westernland, Critter Country, Fantasyland, Toontown, Tomorrowland and World Bazaar.

Tokyo Disneyland is the place to be if you are travelling with kids. But, whether you are a kid or an adult you will have a once in a lifetime magical experience at the park.

Overview of Attractions

Tokyo Disneyland is all about adrenaline pumping rides, fascinating castles and colourful performances by your favourite Disney characters. Here is an overview of attractions covering the wonderful seven themed lands.


The adventurers and the adrenaline junkies head straight to Adventureland.

Board the Jungle Cruise: Wildlife Expeditions, a 10-minute thrilling boat ride into the mysterious jungles with a fun skipper. You will witness crocodiles, elephants and lions on this expedition. Don’t miss the super exciting Pirates of the Caribbean ride where you will embark on a nail biting boat ride. Meet Captain Jack Sparrow and enter into his adventurous pirate world. Explore the 19-meter tall Swiss Family Tree House built by the Robinson Family too. Finally, travel through Adventureland, Critter Country and Westernland in a real steam train with Western River Railroad.


Ride the Big Thunder Mountain at rocket speed and scream your heart out while taking the mine train through an old gold mine. Board the Mark Twain Riverboat for a leisurely ride down the Rivers of America or go on a log raft to explore Tom Sawyer Island. Visit the Country Bear Theatre and enjoy the best country music and the performances of 18 humorous bears to wrap up your adventures in Westernland.

Critter Country

Ride the Splash Mountain on a log boat and expect a 45 degree drop from a 16-meter high waterfall and if you love canoeing, canoe your way with the fellow riders to explore the Rivers of America with Beaver Brothers Explorer Canoes in Critter Country.


This is the kids’ wonderland. Find Cinderella’s glass slipper in the Cinderella’s Fairy Tale Hall and go on Snow White’s Adventures to meet the dwarfs into the woods. You can hop onto a honey pot and enter Winnie the Pooh world on Pooh’s Honey Hunt. Little ones can join Alice’s Tea Party, take the Castle Carrousel or go on Dumbo The Flying Elephant. Check out Fantasyland’s newest addition Enchanted Tale of Beauty and the Beast and relive the scenes from the film Beauty and the Beast.


Explore the purple roofed Minnie’s House, get onto Miss Daisy, Donald Duck’s Boat on Toon Lake and take a spinning cab to help Roger Rabbit with the Roger Rabbit’s Car Toon Spin, all in Toontown.

Tokyo Disneyland

Tokyo Disneyland


Ride Space Mountain and go on a rocket ride at lightning speed through the galaxy or enjoy Star Tours: The Adventures Continue and enter the Star Wars 3D world. With Stitch Encounter you can chat real time with Stitch in Tomorrowland.

World Bazaar

You can do a bit of shopping here and use the Omnibus to tour the plaza. Here you will also find old fashioned games to have a bit of fun.

Some of the attractions may be closed at the time you visit the theme park, so it is best to check the Tokyo Disney Resort App to get the latest updates.

How to get to Tokyo Disneyland?

Tokyo Disneyland theme park is just a short 10-minute walk away from Maihama Station. To get to Maihama Station, use JR Keiyo Line or JR Musashino Line from Tokyo Station. You can also get to the park by bus. Direct buses depart from Tokyo, Shinjuku, Ikebukuro and Akihabara.

Tokyo DisneylandWhen to visit Tokyo Disneyland?

Tokyo Disneyland can get extremely crowded. So if you are planning to avoid the crowds, make a visit during weekdays and avoid weekends and Japanese public holidays. You can refer Tokyo Disney Park Operations Calendar to check opening hours of the park as the opening times may vary depending on the seasons. At the same time, try to arrive at least one hour early to the park. You can plan your visit during the Christmas and Halloween seasons when the park is all festive and colourful, however also keep in mind that the tickets are pricey during these seasons.

How to purchase tickets to Tokyo Disneyland?

It is recommended to purchase tickets online, in advance to avoid long ticket queues at the park entrance. You have the luxury to skip a few lines if you have the Standby Pass. This ticket allows you express entry to some rides. You can get this pass from Tokyo Disney Resort App. This App will also give you details of waiting times and the operating status of rides in the park.

What to eat inside Tokyo Disneyland?

You will find a lot of interesting places to eat inside the park. Grab a snack or sit down and enjoy a good buffet. You will also get creative food in eateries inside the park. Try Mickey Gloves Chicken Sandwich from Toontown’s Huey, Dewey and Louie’s Good Time Cafe, Mickey shaped churros from Westernland and Tomorrowland’s Three Green Alien Mochi from Pan Galactic Pizza food court. If you are planning a romantic candlelight dinner with your partner head to Blue Bayou Restaurant near the attraction Pirates of the Caribbean.

Kicking your heels to visit Tokyo Disneyland? The park will surely make your dreams come true. Make sure you enjoy every minute you spend at the park to make the most of your visit to Tokyo Disneyland.

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