Magic Kingdom

Main Street, U.S.A., at the new Hong Kong Disneyland looks exactly like the one most Americans remember from their childhood. The classic Disney thoroughfare of quaint buildings and gas streetlights is a painstaking replica of one of the original attractions at Walt Disney's Anaheim, California, theme park, which opened 50 years ago this month. But resurrected in China, Walt's idyllic vision of small-town America has a surprisingly un-Iowan flavor. Inside one Victorian building is Main Street's first Chinese restaurant, the Plaza Inn, crafted as a stylish tea shop from early 20th century Shanghai. The interior has finely carved wooden columns, and...

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