Brook Massey en Disney Parks, Walt Disney World, Travel 8/11/2016 · 1 min de lectura · +200

Main Street USA: Disneyland Vs. Magic Kingdom

Main Street USA:  Disneyland Vs. Magic Kingdom


Main Street USA: Disneyland Vs. Magic Kingdom

Although Main Street USA at Disneyland and Magic Kingdom may look a lot alike in pictures, after visiting both, you will notice huge differences. I will compare the two Main Streets and explain why, to me, Disneyland Main Street USA is clearly the better of the two.Main Street USA:  Disneyland Vs. Magic Kingdom

The streets in both Disneyland and WDW are said to be modeled after Walt Disney’s hometown of Marceline, Missouri. Looking at pictures of Marceline, you can tell that Disneyland was made quite a bit more like the real street. The Main Street in WDW is, on most buildings, a floor taller. Be aware, that they are not all a full story tall. The floors get smaller as they go up. This is achieved by one of Disney’s favorite tricks: Forced Perspective. Something that I have heard from several people who have been to both Disneyland and WDW, is how much smaller everything is at Disneyland. This is not a negative, as they both fit into their settings. In Disneyland’s case, the smaller scale is a positive. Disneyland’s Main Street USA looks much less like an old neighborhood of rich, Victorian houses, and more like the Main Street of a small town.

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