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8 Crazy Secrets You Didn't Know About the Disney Parks

By Steven Romano Mar 5, 2014

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China's Bootleg Disneyland

Located in China’s Shijingshan District is the Beijing Shijingshan Amusement Park—an unrepentant rip-off of the Disney parks, from costumed mascots to overall design! The place even totes a slogan flirting with disaster: “Disney is too far to go, please come to Shijianshan!” In recent years, Chinese news sources report Beijing Shijingshan Amusement Park has done away with its Disney-ish elements. Even so, it’s amazing that Disney’s legal goons didn’t just bulldoze the park altogether.

Tags: disney, amusement parks, slideshows, disney world, disneyland, geek style

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Steven Romano

Like Captain America, Steven Romano is just a boy from Brooklyn. When he isn't contributing to The MindHut and other geeky websites, Steven's hard at work writing his first novel and comic book scripts. Follow him on Twitter @Steven_Romano, and swing by his blog: stevenromano.tumblr.com

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