New Rides and Attractions Open Across Asia Pacific

New Rides and Attractions Open Across Asia Pacific

ASIA PACIFIC
CHINA

Shanghai Disney Resort opens in Shanghai, China. The 963-acre (3.9-square-kilometer) resort includes a 225-acre (91-hectare) Magic Kingdom theme park with six lands and unique areas that combine classic Disney characters and stories with cultural touches and themes tailored for the people of China, plus two hotels and a retail, dining, and entertainment complex. Highlights of the theme park include the “Enchanted Storybook Castle at the center of the park, which features a boat ride attraction; the 11-acre (4.5-hectare) “Garden of Twelve Friends,” which includes Disney-themed zodiac murals; and the “Pirates of the Caribbean”-themed Treasure Cove land, which is anchored by the “Pirates of the Caribbean: Battle for the Sunken Treasure” high-tech boat ride.www.en.shanghaidisneyresort.com.cn

JAPAN

Legoland Discovery Center opens in Osaka, Japan. The indoor facility, geared towards children between the ages of 3 and 10 features attractions such as a brick pool, 4-D cinema, and Lego building classes. (no website available)

SINGAPORE

Universal Studios Singapore introduces the “Puss in Boots’ Giant Journey” roller coaster in its Far Far Away zone. The ride will feature the popular Shrek characters in an all-new adventure. 
www.rwsentosa.com/Homepage/Attractions/UniversalStudiosSingapore