Disneyland is every Disney fan's happy place. And why not? It’s better known as the happiest place on Earth. It’s one of those places that earned fame even before it was open for the world to visit. The magical place has been around for over six decades, and when it opened for business back in 1955, it was merely a fraction of its size today!
This park is visited by hundreds and thousands of people every year. And if you’re planning to be one of those people, you’re in the right place. We have fun facts you need to know about Disneyland before you pay your first visit.
Disneyland has elevated this yummy snacky treat to an art form. Churros are delicious treats that are freshly toasted and rolled in cinnamon sugar. This yummy goodness has just the right amount of crunch, softness, and sweetness to it, which makes the world die over them. In Disneyland, over 28 million churros are sold every year!
2. Sleeping Beauty’s Castle
There’s a drawbridge at the castle of Sleeping Beauty which is perfectly functional. However, in the entirety of Disneyland's existence, it has only been used two times. The first time it was used was on the opening day of the park. And the second time it was used was during the opening of remodeled Fantasyland.
The Disneyland located in Anaheim, California, is the only park that Walt Disney directly supervised and built. Additionally, it was originally decided for the theme park to be built in Burbank, across the street from Disney Studios, on only 16 acres of land.
4. Time Capsule
In 1995, for the 40th anniversary of Sleeping Beauty, a time capsule was buried at Sleeping Beauty’s castle. The capsule is going to be opened in 2045, which will be 50 years into the future after it was buried.
5. Walt Disney's Last Supervision
Pirates of the Caribbean was the last ride at Disneyland that Walt Disney supervised himself. Pirates of the Caribbean is a dark ride in Disneyland that was opened on the 15th of December, 1973.
6. The Sun Never Sets in Disneyland
Disneyland is found in four different countries, and there are a total of 11 parks in the whole world, which technically means that the sun never sets in Disneyland.
What do you think about these crazy Disneyland facts?