The long-postponed opening of Tokyo Disneyland’s Magnificence and the Beast themed space is now going ahead, with the media invited to an official unveiling Friday.

The 47,000 m2 (approx. 506,000 sq ft) space, a sub-section of Fantasyland, that options sights based mostly on Disney’s 1991 “Magnificence and the Beast” and 2014″Large Hero 6″ movies, will open on Monday, Sept. 28. A theater additionally constructed within the new space will nonetheless stay shut, nevertheless.

Temperature checks and social distancing guidelines shall be in place to make sure customer security. Additionally, to trip the brand new sights guests should reserve a time slot utilizing the park’s smartphone app.

The centerpiece of the brand new space is Magnificence and the Beast Citadel, which options the Enchanted Story of Magnificence and the Beast trip. Guests can even have the ability to discover a village providing outlets and eating places.

Park operator Oriental Land has invested a reported JPY75 billion yen ($712 million) into improvement of the realm. It was initially scheduled to start out welcoming guests this spring, however the pandemic compelled a half-year delay.

Tokyo Disneyland and companion theme park Tokyo DisneySea reopened on July 1 after shutting down on Feb. 29 as a result of pandemic.

  • Earlier this week native authorities mentioned that they’d not renew an possibility for Hong Kong Disneyland to broaden onto land on the adjoining Penny’s Bay web site. Disney, which is a minority proprietor of the theme park on Hong Kong’s Lantau island, was reported to be “extraordinarily disillusioned.” Nonetheless, the federal government which is almost all proprietor, mentioned that there remained loads of room for the addition of different sights inside the present park space. The park has misplaced cash yearly since its excessive level in 2014 and is at the moment present process an improve. It was closed twice this yr on account of well being restrictions imposed as a result of coronavirus outbreak, and eventually reopened on Friday (Sept. 25).

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