Shanghai Disneyland Information

Last Updated on: February 23rd, 2023

Shanghai Disney Resort information Facts and Statistics

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Shanghai Disneyland is a theme park resort located in Pudong, Shanghai, China. It is owned and operated by the Walt Disney Company and opened in 2016, becoming the first Disney park in mainland China.

The resort includes Shanghai Disneyland Park, which features six themed lands, including Fantasyland, Adventure Isle, Tomorrowland, Treasure Cove, Mickey Avenue, and Gardens of Imagination. The park is home to many popular Disney attractions, such as Pirates of the Caribbean: Battle for the Sunken Treasure, Tron Lightcycle Power Run, and Soaring Over the Horizon.

In addition to the theme park, the resort also includes two themed hotels, Disneytown, a shopping, dining and entertainment district, and Wishing Star Park, a public park adjacent to the resort.

Shanghai Disneyland is one of the most popular tourist destinations in China and has welcomed millions of visitors since its opening. The resort combines Disney’s classic storytelling and innovative technology with Chinese culture and traditions, creating a unique and immersive experience for guests of all ages.

Shanghai Disney Resort Facts and Statistics

What year did Shanghai Disney Resort open:


Where is Shanghai Disney Resort?

Pudong, Shanghai, China

Disney’s ownership share of Shanghai Disney Resort:


Primary owner of Shanghai Disney Resort:

Shanghai Shendi (Group) Co., Ltd (57%)

Amount that Shanghai Disney Resort reportedly cost:

$5.5 billion

Percentage of Shanghai Disney Resort guests that are from outside the Shanghai area:

about 50%

Last updated 11/11/16

Number of Shanghai Disney Resort visitors in its first year:

11 million

Last updated 6/16/17

Original projected number of Shanghai Disney Resort visitors in its first 12 months:

10 million

Last updated 3/8/16

Number of Shanghai Disney Resort visitors in its first 6 months:

5.6 million

Number of themed areas of Shanghai Disney Resort:

7 ( Adventure Isle, Fantasyland, Gardens of Imagination, Mickey Avenue, Tomorrowland, Toy Story Land and Treasure Cove.)

Total occupancy for Shanghai Disney Resort Hotel and Toy Story Hotel:

close to 90%

Last updated 1/17/17

Estimated number of workers at Shanghai Disney Resort:

10,000 cast members

Last updated 8/30/17

Amount of land that makes up Shanghai Disney Resort:

963 acres

Total number of visitors to Shanghai Disney Resort (all time):

13 million guests

Last updated 8/30/17

Most popular packaged food item at Shanghai Disney Resort:

Toffee (15 tons consumed in first year)

Number of different products sold at Shanghai Disney Resort:


Last updated 6/23/17

Number of Disney-owned hotels at Shanghai Disney Resort:


Last updated 10/3/15

Number of rooms at Shanghai Disney Resort hotels:

1,220 rooms

Last updated 6/12/17

Number of rooms at the Shanghai Disneyland hotel:

420 rooms

Last updated 6/12/17

Number of rooms at the Toy Story hotel:

800 rooms

Last updated 6/12/17

Number of years it took for Disney to negotiate building Shanghai Disney Resort:

26 years

Number of retailers at Shanghai Disney Resort:


Last updated 6/14/16

Number of years it took to construct Shanghai Disney Resort:

roughly 5 years

Average number of turkey legs sold at Shanghai Disney Resort daily:


Last updated 7/12/16

Size of the Disneytown complex at Shanghai Disney Resort:

11 acres

Last updated 10/1/16

Number of seats in Shanghai Disney Resort’s Walt Disney Grand Theater:

1,200 seats

Number of Shanghai Disney Resort cast members:

more than 10,000

Last updated 6/12/17

Shanghai Disney Resort’s Enchanted Storybook Castle is the tallest, largest Disney castle ever built.

The cable and wiring required for the TRON Lightcycle power run ride would circle the city of Shanghai 37 times.

Number of species of shrubs in the Gardens of Imagination:

100 species

Number of species of trees in the Garden of Imagination:

60 species

Number of performers and technicians in Shanghai Disney Resort’s Mickey’s Storybook Express:


Shanghai Disney Resort’s Mulan float is the heaviest Disney parade float in the world (36,000 pounds).

Number of balloons that have been sold at Shanghai Disney Resort:


Last updated 6/23/17


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