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08 April 2011

China's Worst Kept Secret is Official: Shanghai Disneyland Breaks Ground

Image: businessnewsshanghai.com
Though talked about for several years, officials recently broke ground on the third Disney Asian property (Tokyo, Hong Kong and now Shanghai), scheduled to be completed in about five years, with the tallest castle of any of the Disney parks worldwide.

For coverage of the event, check out:

Daily India.com (perhaps hoping for their own disney property?!?!): http://www.dailyindia.com/show/433886.php

China's [censored?] version from People's Daily: http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/90001/98649/7344817.html

And for a good understanding of the project's progression, including rumors, check out Screamscape's page: http://www.screamscape.com/html/shanghai_disneyland.htm