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Favourite Disney Rides - Mystic Manor Hong Kong Disneyland

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Continuing on with the theme of favourite rides, and I stress, these are in no particular order (as they are all favourites), I thought this week I would talk about Mystic Manor, which is a ride located only in Hong Kong Disneyland. If you have been to Hong Kong Disneyland - a trip down memory lane awaits you below. Feel free to agree/disagree in comments.


Mystic Manor
Location: (Hong Kong Disneyland only)
This is Hong Kong’s version of Haunted Mansion, but instead of ghosts and ghouls, it is magical beings and where everything in each room comes alive. It’s a dark ride, on a trackless people mover and is a really nice ride. It revolves around the story of Lord Henry Mystic and his cheeky monkey, Albert. Albert opens an enchanted music box which literally brings everything inside the manor to life!
There is an elaborate pre-show area where the audience hears more about Lord Henry Mystic and Albert, and there are a few surprises in this room. The pre-ride area kind of reminded me of the …

Favourite Disney Rides - Haunted Mansion

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Continuing on with the theme of favourite rides, and I stress, these are in no particular order (as they are all favourites), I thought this week I would talk about the Haunted Mansion ride.  If you have been on the Haunted Mansion ride - a trip down memory lane awaits you below. Feel free to agree/disagree in comments.
Haunted Mansion
Location: Anaheim Disneyland, Tokyo Disneyland, Magic Kingdom (Orlando)
This was my very first Disneyland ride and did not disappoint. Basically, the queue starts from the cemetery and the general wait time takes about 20 minutes. Once you reach the mansion, about 20 people are herded into a ‘room stretching’ elevator room (which really transports you via an elevator, below ground level to outside the park where the ride actually is. You do not feel any movement however). Unfortunately, 7 year old A.J at the time was petrified and didn’t know what was happening, especially with rooms ‘stretching’, the initial room area being dark and with hidden eleva…
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