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3/16/2015 9:26 AM
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Today is the 13th anniversary of the grand opening of the Walt Disney Studios Park at Disneyland Paris. In the past the park has often been criticised for lacking any good, solid attractions and shows, however, time has been good to the park, and with the addition of the Ratatouille attraction last year, the park has now really started to come into its own. With 18 full attractions and permanent long-term shows - six of which are completely unique to the park! - it actually currently has more attractions and permanent shows than Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park, Epcot or Disney's Hollywood Studios. While you can argue that those parks have a lot more non-fixed entertainment and good dining options, it is undeniable that the Walt Disney Studios is, finally, stepping up its game. The new Ratatouille attraction has become one of my favourites in the whole Disney Parks world, and I hope that it is a sign of the many good things to come over the next 13 years.



In our usual style, I'm going to share a cavalcade of photos from our many adventures at the park.



Happy 13th anniversary Walt Disney Studios Park!




DLP Aug 2014 - Wandering through Frontlot



DLP April 2012 - Wandering around Walt Disney Studios



DLP Aug 2014 - The new Ratatouille at night



DLP April 2012 - Wandering around Walt Disney Studios



DLP Feb 2010 - Watching Animagique



DLP Aug 2014 - Wandering through Production Courtyard



DLP Dec 2010 - Playhouse Disney Live on Stage!



DLP Feb 2013 - Wandering through Backlot



Moteurs... Action! Stunt Show Spectacular



Meeting Lightning McQueen



DLP April 2014 - Wandering through Back Lot



DLP April 2012 - Wandering around Walt Disney Studios



DLP Aug 2014 - Wandering through Toon Studio



DLP Feb 2013 - Wandering through Toon Studio



Animation Academy



DLP April 2012 - Cars Quatre Roues Rallye



DLP April 2012 - Riding Cars Quatre Roues Rallye



DLP Aug 2014 - Heading out of the Studios



DLP Dec 2013 - Cinémagique



DLP Feb 2013 - Wandering through Toon Studio



Walt Disney Studios by night



DLP Aug 2014 - Wandering through Toon Studio



DLP Halloween 2009 - Wandering around Toon Studio



DLP Aug 2014 - The new Ratatouille at night



Exploring the brand new Ratatouille area



The brand new Ratatouille area by night



The brand new Ratatouille area by night



Ratatouille L'Adventure Totalement Toquee de Remy



DLP Aug 2014 - The new Ratatouille at night



DLP Aug 2014 - Riding L'Adventure Totalement Toquée de Rémy



DLP April 2012 - Wandering through Toy Story Playland



DLP June 2011 - Riding RC Racer



DLP April 2012 - Wandering through Toy Story Playland



DLP Feb 2009 - Exploring Walt Disney Studios



DLP Aug 2014 - Wandering through Toy Story Playland



Wandeirng thru the Studios



DLP Dec 2010 - Stitch Live!



DLP Dec 2010 - Stitch Live!



DLP Halloween 2010 - Riding a Terrorific Tram Tour



DLP Aug 2014 - Wandering through Toon Studio



Tower of Terror



DLP Aug 2014 - Wandering through Toy Story Playland



Meeting Spider-Man



DLP Aug 2014 - Wandering through Production Courtyard



Wandeirng thru the Studios



Disney Blockbuster Cafe



DLP Halloween 2012 - A Yummy Lunch at Café des Cascadeurs



DLP April 2012 - Wandering around Walt Disney Studios



Lunch at Restaurant des Stars



Wandering thru Studio 1



DLP April 2012 - Wandering through Studio 1



DLP Aug 2014 - Checking out the new Ratatouille area



DLP Aug 2014 - Heading out of the Studios



DLP Aug 2014 - Heading out of the Studios



DLP Feb 2013 - Exploring Studio 1



DLP Halloween 2012 - Wandering through Walt Disney Studios



DLP Aug 2014 - Wandering through Frontlot



DLP April 2012 - Wandering through Front Lot



DLP Feb 2013 - Wandering through Production Courtyard



DLP Feb 2013 - Wandering through Production Courtyard



DLP April 2012 - Wandering through Toy Story Playland



DLP Aug 2014 - Wandering through Toy Story Playland



DLP Aug 2014 - Heading out of the Studios



DLP Aug 2014 - Heading out of the Studios



Wandering thru the Studios



Studio Services



DLP Aug 2014 - Heading out of the Studios



DLP Aug 2014 - Heading out of the Studios



Wandering thru the Studios



Wandering thru the Studios



DLP Aug 2014 - Heading out of the Studios



Exploring the brand new Ratatouille area



DLP Aug 2014 - Riding L'Adventure Totalement Toquée de Rémy



Bistrot Chez Remy



DLP Aug 2014 - Eating at Bistrot Chez Remy



DLP Aug 2014 - Eating at Bistrot Chez Remy



DLP Aug 2014 - Eating at Bistrot Chez Remy



Bistrot Chez Remy



DLP Aug 2014 - Eating at Bistrot Chez Remy


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3/16/2015 10:31 AM
Nala
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I visited the studios for the first time a couple of months after it opened, and last time a couple of months ago, and I can definitely vouch for how much the park has improved!!! I think they still have some work to do in improving the overall magic of the park, but if they keep the work up they will get there eventually... Happy Anniversary Studios!
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3/16/2015 10:59 AM
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Oh gosh, yes! It has improved drastically. I also visited within its opening year, and there was literally nothing there, LOL. No Hollywood Blvd (no ToT!), no Toon Studios (no Crush, Cars, Rat, Playland!), no Stitch Live, no Disney Jr... It was barren! Like I said in my original post above, it has really come into its own, and I look forward to seeing it develop further, because if Ratatouille is the new standard, then it's going to be awesome!

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3/16/2015 12:26 PM
Nala
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Yes I remember, it was deserted! xD I agree with you 100%!
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3/16/2015 12:28 PM
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The last time I was in WDS was when it was all boarded up! Excited for my trip to go into that great park again!

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3/16/2015 1:16 PM
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It'll look like a completely different park to you!

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3/17/2015 1:41 PM
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I love WDS, it gets such a hard time, but I think it's one of the best disney parks, it hasn't for the same "magic" as the MK style parks, but it's got some fantastic shows and rides, and has some great characters there too.

Thanks for the photos Dan, I just love them, especially the first two!

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3/17/2015 8:30 PM
twor
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I'd still have to say that WDS is by far the worst Disney park worldwide, but if it continues expanding and improving at its current rate it should be up there with the other parks in no time. I'm still hoping for a retheming/removal of the Magic Carpets and new show at Animagique to make that corner of the park some sort of Pixar Studio.
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3/18/2015 3:06 AM
tekenaar
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Happy Birthday ! Walt Disney Studio's !
The Walt Disney Studio's will grow in the future !
And they already did give us cool things in the past like Stitch live , Toy Story playland, Meet Spider-Man and our latest ride Ratatouille the adventure.
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3/18/2015 2:07 PM
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This park is making fantastic steps in the right direction after many years in the dark! Really looking forward to all of the future projects too!

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