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 points of interest 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 will probably be in place to make sure customer security. Additionally, to experience the brand new points of interest guests must reserve a time slot utilizing the park’s smartphone app.

The centerpiece of the brand new space is Magnificence and the Beast Fort, which options the Enchanted Story of Magnificence and the Beast experience. Guests can even be capable of discover a village providing outlets and eating places.

Park operator Oriental Land has invested a reported JPY75 billion yen ($712 million) into growth of the world. 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 because of the pandemic.

  • Earlier this week native authorities mentioned that they’d not renew an choice 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.” Nevertheless, the federal government which is almost all proprietor, mentioned that there remained loads of room for the addition of different points of interest inside the current park space. The park has misplaced cash yearly since its excessive level in 2014 and is at present present process an improve. It was closed twice this yr as a result of well being restrictions imposed because of the coronavirus outbreak, and eventually reopened on Friday (Sept. 25).

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