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Location address: France, Ile-de-France
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Disneyland Paris, originally Euro Disney Resort, is an entertainment resort in Marne-la-Vallée, a new town located 32 km (20 mi) east of the center of Paris and is the most visited attraction in all of France and Europe. It is owned and operated by Euro Disney S.C.A., a publicly traded company in which The Walt Disney Company owns a minority stake. The resort covers 4,800 acres (19 km2) and encompasses two theme parks, several resort hotels, a shopping, dining, and entertainment complex, and a golf course, in addition to several additional recreational and entertainment venues. Disneyland Park is the original theme park of the complex, opening with the resort on April 12, 1992. A second theme park, Walt Disney Studios Park opened in 2002.
Disneyland Park, originally Euro Disneyland (French: Parc Disneyland), is the first of two theme parks built at Disneyland Paris in Marne-la-Vallée, France, opened on 12 April 1992. Designed and built by Walt Disney Imagineering, its layout and attractions are similar to Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California and Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World in Bay Lake, Florida. Spanning 56.656 ha (140 acres) (the largest Disney park based on the original,) it is dedicated to fairy tales and Disney characters. In 2012, the park hosted approximately 11,200,000 visitors, making it the most-visited theme park in Europe, and the fifth-most visited theme park in the world.
The Disneyland Railroad (DLRR), originally the Euro Disneyland Railroad (EDRR), is a narrow gauge railroad at Disneyland Park at the Disneyland Paris Resort in Marne-la-Vallée, France that was inaugurated on the park’s opening day, April 12, 1992. Riders use it as transportation to other areas of the park or simply for the experience of the “Grand Circle Tour”.
The Disneyland Paris Hotel is a hotel located at Disneyland Paris. This hotel serves as the resort’s flagship hotel and is marketed as such and priced accordingly. This luxury hotel is designed to recreate the opulent Victorian hotels which emerged in the United States around the end of the 19th century, mainly taking architectural details from the Queen Anne and Second Empire varieties. Located between Main Street U.S.A and Fantasia Gardens, the hotel is situated above the entrance turnstiles and ticket booths for Disneyland Park