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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.Continue to 2 of 24 below.
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A plaque on the tunnel leading into Disneyland sets the tone.Continue to 3 of 24 below.
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Looking down Disneyland's Main Street U.S.A. towards the castle.Continue to 4 of 24 below.
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No Need to Fight City Hall
Disneyland's small-town, turn-of-the-century City Hall.Continue to 5 of 24 below.
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Disneyland's Sleeping Beauty Castle is the entrance to Fantasyland.Continue to 6 of 24 below.
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Carousel Fit for a King
In front of Disneyland's King Arthur Carousel is The Sword in the Stone.Continue to 7 of 24 below.
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One Wild Ride
Mr. Toad's Wild Ride is a classic Disneyland attraction.Continue to 8 of 24 below.
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My What Big Teeth You Have
Hold tight! Passengers aboard the Storybook Land Canal Boats venture into Monstro the Whale.Continue to 9 of 24 below.
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The Mad Tea Party is a Disneyland classic.Continue to 10 of 24 below.
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Off With Their Heads!
Disneyland includes many one-of-a-kind attractions, including Alice in Wonderland.Continue to 11 of 24 below.
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All Together Now: It's a Small World After All...
Originally part of the 1964 New York World's Fair, it's a small world (sic) is one of Disneyland's most famous rides.Continue to 12 of 24 below.
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Disneyland's Matterhorn Bobsleds is the world's first tubular steel coaster.Continue to 13 of 24 below.
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The Subs Find Nemo
Disneyland's Submarine Voyage reopened in 2007 as Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage, featuring characters from the wildly popular Pixar film.Continue to 14 of 24 below.
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Hey! Don't Push That!
Like a cartoon come to life, Mickey's Toontown features lots of whimsical architecture and comical touches.Continue to 15 of 24 below.
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They'll Be Coming Down the Mountain
One of Disneyland's themed "mountain" coasters, Big Thunder Mountain.Continue to 16 of 24 below.
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What Goes Up...
Passengers aboard Splash Mountain get ready for the big drop.Continue to 17 of 24 below.
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Plying the Rivers of America
Disneyland's Mark Twain Riverboat recalls an earlier era.Continue to 18 of 24 below.
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Filled with 999 Ghosts
Disneyland's dark ride tour-de-force, Haunted Mansion.Continue to 19 of 24 below.
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It's a Jungle in There
The wisecracking skippers make Disneyland's Jungle River Cruise.Continue to 20 of 24 below.
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Pirates of the Caribbean Sinks to New Depps
Disneyland's classic Pirates of the Caribbean inspired the popular film franchise. In turn, characters from the film made their way into the attraction.Continue to 21 of 24 below.
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Who Are You Calling Matey?
Disneyland's Tom Sawyer Island is now overrun with scoundrels from Pirates Lair.Continue to 22 of 24 below.
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Now Entering Tomorrow
The Astro Orbitor sits at the entrance to Disneyland's Tomorrowland.Continue to 23 of 24 below.
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Disneyland's indoor themed coaster, Space Mountain.Continue to 24 of 24 below.
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Riding the Rail
Disneyland's monorail has been shuttling guests for decades.