|Location||Anaheim, California, U.S.|
|Website||Disneyland Resort Homepage|
|Operator||The Walt Disney Company|
Downtown Disney District is an outdoor shopping, dining, and entertainment area, themed after a garden walk, located at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California. The Disneyland Resort is a recreational Resort complex It was constructed during the Disneyland Resort expansion which also included the construction of Disney's California Adventure, and opened in 2001. Disney's California Adventure Park (commonly referred to by its initials DCA) is a Theme park in Anaheim California, adjacent to Disneyland Park Year 2001 ( MMI) was a Common year starting on Monday according to the Gregorian calendar.
Downtown Disney District lies between the Disneyland Resort's two theme parks and its hotels. The district was built on space previously occupied by the original Disneyland parking lot and Disneyland Hotel, and includes a bridge over Disneyland Drive (formerly West Street, which was regraded to accommodate the bridge). Regrading is the process of raising and/or lowering the levels of land such a project can also be referred to as a regrade. It is smaller than its Florida namesake. There is also an area called Downtown Disney at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim California; see Downtown Disney (California. Currently, no admission ticket is required for Downtown Disney District and parking is free for the first three hours.
California's Downtown Disney District was designed more to attract "locals" and to encourage extended stays in the resort district.
One side of Disney's Grand Californian Hotel as well as a side of the Disneyland Hotel's Dreams Tower, face Downtown Disney, providing a view of the area. Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa is a hotel located at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim California. The Disneyland Hotel is a Hotel in Anaheim California, notable as the first hotel to officially bear the Disney name
Downtown Disney District in Anaheim includes the following venues:
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When Downtown Disney first opened, theme park guests could purchase admission from a ticket booth adjacent to the Monorail station. However, the ticket booth was closed a few years later, leaving the Downtown Disney Monorail station turnstiles open only to guests who had already purchased admission elsewhere.