9. Disney World’s – The Magic Kingdom, Orlando, FL
The Tourist Attraction that ranks 9th in our list of Top 10 Tourist Attractions of the world is Disney World’s - The Magic Kingdom located in Orlando Florida.
The Magic Kingdom Park which is simply known as “The Magic Kingdom” is the first among the four theme parks constructed at the Walt Disney World Resort in Bay Lake, Florida. The Magic Kingdom opened its gates on October 1, 1971 and is inspired from Disneyland Park, Anaheim, California and that is the reason why its attractions and layout are similar to Disneyland Park.
The Magic Kingdom is dedicated to the Disney characters and fairy tales. Consecutively for the 10th year, the Magic Kingdom is the world’s most visited theme park, having attracted approximately 20.49 million visitors in 2015.
The Magic Kingdom has 6 themed lands designed like a wheel, Cinderella Castle being the hub and the pathways spiking out across 107 acres leading to these six lands. The entire perimeter of the the Magic Kingdom is covered by a 3ft narrow gauge Railroad (Walt Disney World Railroad) with stops at Frontierland, Main Street, U.S.A., and Fantasyland. The Walt Disney Railroad is steam-powered and is one of the busiest railroads which transports approx. 3.7 million passengers per year.
Inspired by the castle of Cinderella in the 1950 film, the Magic Kingdom is symbolized by Cinderella Castle.