Sunday, September 18, 2016

Tokyo, Japan (Tokyo Disneyland)


I can't go to Tokyo without visiting Tokyo Disneyland! It was actually my mom who wanted to visit but because Disneyland is one of the most picturesque places on earth, how can I resist? There are two Disneyland parks in Tokyo: Disneyland and Disney Sea. We decided to visit Disneyland because we wanted to compare it with other Disneyland parks we have visited. My mom has been to the ones in California and Hong Kong and I have only been to the latter. Honestly, there isn't any difference. Everything is just the same! So I therefore conclude that visiting one Disneyland in your lifetime is enough (and because of the fact that their food is ridiculously expensive!). Or maybe two because Disney Sea as I heard is a whole different theme park than your regular Disneyland.

If you are going to Tokyo, Japan here is a quick guide/helpful tips to Disneyland:
  • To get there, board the JR Keiyo line and get off at Maihama station. You can board the Disneyland train to go to Disney Sea or even to the main entrance of Disneyland or you can just walk. We preferred walking because it comes with sigh seeing.
  • Come in a little later than the opening time. The queue at the entrance can be super long as the crowd awaits for the opening. We got to the main entrance at around 10AM and there were no queues! We were able to buy our tickets instantly as we got to the gate and went in without having to line.
  • Eat early lunch or late lunch because the queue can become crazy long. But don't worry because the restaurants have plenty of seating.
  • Prices in Disneyland restaurants are hella expensive. And your're not allowed to bring food inside. But there are plenty of drinking fountain all over the theme park so you don't have to worry about being dehydrated (free water is still free and it helps you save loads as bottled water is also very expensive).
  • The queue of the rides isn't that long so a fast pass is unnecessary. The longest line we had to wait was about 30 minutes. That is nothing compared to the 2.5 hours I had to wait in Universal Studios.
  • If you are going during summer, bring a rain coat or a change of clothes of you plan on watching the street shows. They usually have water shows during summer and you can get soaking wet.
  • Prioritize the rides that you would very much want to experience because the theme park is huge and there are so many rides to choose from that one whole day may not be enough if you want to experience all. Prioritize which ones you really want and which you are okay not to experience. Personally, my favorites would be the "It's A Small World" because of the cute dolls, "Pirates of the Caribbean" because of how real Johnny Depp looked like, and the "River Cruise" which is my all-time favorite Disneyland ride. 
  • For souvenirs, buy their pins! I bought about 4 different Disney pins that I never saw in Hong Kong Disneyland. Japan in general is the land of pins and you will definitely find some really cute Disney character pins here. Surprisingly, they are not that expensive (1,000Yen or about 400.00PHP).
I had so much fun taking pictures of the place but I was a bit grumpy that day that I didn't want my picture to be taken. I don't recall why I was being a nuisance that day but I had fun walking around, taking pictures, enjoying the rides.


































20 comments :

  1. I love Disneyland! Though I'm considered as an adult, I still want to visit Disneyland across the world :D

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  2. Excellent post (as always)!Thank you very much :)

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  3. Have never been to Disneyland but would love to go and this post just confirmed it! Looks and sounds like so much fun! Xx

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  4. Amazing photos! :D
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  5. I have yet to go to any Disneyland. These are some beautiful pictures.
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  6. Wow... So fun park... Interesting and beautiful photo reporting
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  7. Nice pics :)
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  8. Would you believe that I've never been to Disney?! I always wanted to go a kid, of course, but never went :( I have mixed feelings of it being the same at other locations. In a way I think it's good because everyone can experience the same amazement, regardless of location. At the same time, it doesn't add any excitement when traveling, but hey, you can't always get the best of both, haha! These photos are amazing and making me want to go, hopefully I'll check it off my bucket list someday soon! Thanks so much for sharing, beauty, and I hope you have a great week ahead!

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  9. It is! Probably the dreamiest place you will ever see.

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  10. Really? Well my first time in a Dinseyland was last year and I am already nearing my 30's. haha! Another thing I was able to prove also was the fact that Disneyland is really for kids. Adults wouldn't enjoy it as much as kids do. Universal Studios would be more for the adults because the rides are more thrilling!

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  12. It is! I enjoyed Disneyland but not as much as I enjoyed Universal Studios.

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  13. Go visit! You will like it!

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  14. I know a lot of people who have never been to Disneyland. It is fun but I would still recommend Universal Studios anytime over Disneyland.

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  15. Me too! All Disneyland's are the same (me thinks after visiting 2) but visiting all of them is my goal! Next time I wish I can go to the one in Anaheim!

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  16. Wooow this place is wonderful!! Wish I could live there :D <3 <3

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  17. Great pictures. Nice to know that not much there would be of a difference in Disneylands. I haven't visited one. I was really never interested. But this post kinds of make me want to now.. :)

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