Shanghai Disneyland Park is a theme park located in Pudong, Shanghai, and part of the Shanghai Disney Resort. The park is operated by Walt Disney Parks and Resorts and Shanghai Shendi Group, through a joint venture between The Walt Disney Company and Shendi. Construction began on April 8, 2011. It is scheduled to open on June 16, 2016.
Tickets for the park went on sale on 28 March 2016, with a two-tiered pricing scheme.On most days, one day adult tickets will be CNY 370, while child and elderly one day tickets will cost CNY 280, roughly 20% cheaper than Hong Kong Disneyland . During busier periods, including the first two weeks of the park's operation, adult one day tickets will cost CNY 499, while child and elderly tickets will cost CNY 375.The park will be the first Disney park to feature tiered pricing.
Gardens of Imagination: The "hub" of the park, this land features seven 11 acres (4.5 ha) Chinese gardens with each of the twelve animals of the Chinese zodiac represented by Disney characters. Attractions include Dumbo the Flying Elephant, Fantasia Carousel, and a meet-and-greet pavilion featuring Marvel characters. Entertainment will include castle stage shows; Ignite the Dream, A Nighttime Spectacular of Magic and Light; and Mickey's Storybook Express, a parade with a musical soundtrack and colorful performers on the longest parade route in a Disney park.
Fantasyland is the park's largest land themed to classic Disney animated films. The land features the "Enchanted Storybook Castle", themed to Disney princesses. The castle is the largest in any Disney theme park, and will feature several attractions, a restaurant, and a boutique.
Treasure Cove is themed to an 18th-century harbor town located on a Caribbean island that has been captured by Captain Jack Sparrow from Pirates of the Caribbean. It contains Shipwreck Shore, a sandy beach area, and Fort Snobbish, a structure themed to an abandoned Spanish Port that is home to the park's Pirates of the Caribbean-inspired ride.Treasure Cove is the first pirate-themed land in a Disney park.