Disneyland Park

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Field Mouse

Fittingly, Mickey Mouse greets guests at the entrance to Disneyland.
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At the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California

Walt Disney's labor of love, Disneyland, is a crowning creative achievement and the template for all modern theme parks. See the iconic California park and its classic attractions in this Disneyland photo gallery.

"it all started with a mouse," Walt Disney once said. Fittingly, Mickey Mouse greets guests at the entrance to Disneyland.

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No Todayland

A plaque on the tunnel leading into Disneyland sets the tone.
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A plaque on the tunnel leading into Disneyland sets the tone.

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Town Square

Looking down Disneyland's Main Street U.S.A. towards the castle.
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Looking down Disneyland's Main Street U.S.A. towards the castle.

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No Need to Fight City Hall

Disneyland's small-town, turn-of-the-century City Hall.
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Disneyland's small-town, turn-of-the-century City Hall.

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Disneyland's Castle

Disneyland's Sleeping Beauty Castle is the entrance to Fantasyland.
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Disneyland's Sleeping Beauty Castle is the entrance to Fantasyland.

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Carousel Fit for a King

In front of Disneyland's King Arthur Carousel is The Sword in the Stone.
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In front of Disneyland's King Arthur Carousel is The Sword in the Stone.

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One Wild Ride

Mr. Toad's Wild Ride is a classic Disneyland attraction.
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Mr. Toad's Wild Ride is a classic Disneyland attraction.

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My What Big Teeth You Have

Passengers aboard the Storybook Land Canal Boats venture into Monstro the Whale.
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Hold tight! Passengers aboard the Storybook Land Canal Boats venture into Monstro the Whale.

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Spin Cycle

The Mad Tea Party is a Disneyland classic.
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The Mad Tea Party is a Disneyland classic.

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Off With Their Heads!

Disneyland includes many one-of-a-kind attractions, including Alice in Wonderland.
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Disneyland includes many one-of-a-kind attractions, including Alice in Wonderland.

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All Together Now: It's a Small World After All...

it's a small world (sic) is one of Disneyland's most famous rides.
Disney, 2009. Used with permission.

Originally part of the 1964 New York World's Fair, it's a small world (sic) is one of Disneyland's most famous rides.

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Snow-Peaked Matterhorn

Disneyland's Matterhorn Bobsleds is the world's first tubular steel coaster.
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Disneyland's Matterhorn Bobsleds is the world's first tubular steel coaster.

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The Subs Find Nemo

Disneyland's Submarine Voyage reopened in 2007 as Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage.
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Disneyland's Submarine Voyage reopened in 2007 as Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage, featuring characters from the wildly popular Pixar film.

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Hey! Don't Push That!

Like a cartoon come to life, Mickey's Toontown features lots of whimsical architecture.
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Like a cartoon come to life, Mickey's Toontown features lots of whimsical architecture and comical touches.

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They'll Be Coming Down the Mountain

One of Disneyland's themed "mountain" coasters, Big Thunder Mountain.
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One of Disneyland's themed "mountain" coasters, Big Thunder Mountain.

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What Goes Up...

Passengers aboard Splash Mountain get ready for the big drop.
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Passengers aboard Splash Mountain get ready for the big drop.

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Plying the Rivers of America

Disneyland's Mark Twain Riverboat recalls an earlier era.
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Disneyland's Mark Twain Riverboat recalls an earlier era.

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Filled with 999 Ghosts

Disneyland's dark ride tour-de-force, Haunted Mansion.
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Disneyland's dark ride tour-de-force, Haunted Mansion.

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It's a Jungle in There

The wisecracking skippers make Disneyland's Jungle River Cruise.
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The wisecracking skippers make Disneyland's Jungle River Cruise.

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Pirates of the Caribbean Sinks to New Depps

Disneyland's classic Pirates of the Caribbean inspired the popular film franchise.
Disney, 2009. Used with permission.

Disneyland's classic Pirates of the Caribbean inspired the popular film franchise. In turn, characters from the film made their way into the attraction.

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Who Are You Calling Matey?

Disneyland's Tom Sawyer Island is now overrun with scoundrels from Pirates Lair.
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Disneyland's Tom Sawyer Island is now overrun with scoundrels from Pirates Lair.

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Now Entering Tomorrow

The Astro Orbitor sits at the entrance to Disneyland's Tomorrowland.
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The Astro Orbitor sits at the entrance to Disneyland's Tomorrowland.

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Spaced Out

Disneyland's indoor themed coaster, Space Mountain.
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Disneyland's indoor themed coaster, Space Mountain.

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Riding the Rail

Disneyland's monorail has been shuttling guests for decades.
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Disneyland's monorail has been shuttling guests for decades.

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