Second Disney theme park opens outside of Paris

MARNE-LA-VALLEE, France -- Walt Disney Studios, a 64-acre amusement park themed around the motion picture industry opened here adjacent to the Disneyland Resort Paris, which celebrates its 10th anniversary April 12.

The $535 million park features a stunt show, a tram tour, a 62-mph roller coaster and a special effects show based on the film "Armaggedon."

Officials expect the new park to boost total visitor attendance at all Disneyland Paris attractions to between 16 million and 17 million per year, up from 12.2 million last year.

Visit www.disneylandparis.com/uk on the Web for more English-language information.

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