Years in the making, Shanghai Disney is massive. The resort will have the first Mandarin language performance of Broadway’s The Lion King, the first singular movie-themed Toy Story Hotel, and it will be the only Disney park with two entirely new lands: the animal-centric Adventure Isle and the pirate-packed Treasure Cove. Another of the park’s six lands is a gigantic garden, with more than 100 species of shrubs—and a castle dedicated to every princess.
The Shanghai resort is different but reminiscent of the Disney parks that came before—the golden peonies atop the castle, the railroad-themed parade in lieu of an actual train—revealing many, many new attractions while still maintaining that quintessential Disney charm.
From The Little Mermaid-themed pools to a waterfall so intense it can be heard across the park, there’s plenty to discover without even having to board a 13-hour flight.
Take a look at all the mega-sized magic of all Shanghai has to offer: