09 Apr '11, 11am

Tokyo Disneyland will reopen on April 15, more than a month after a massive quake-tsunami hit Japan

Tokyo Disneyland will reopen on April 15, more than a month after a massive quake-tsunami hit Japan

Workers repair a parking lot of Tokyo Disneyland in Urayasu, Tokyo. Tokyo Disneyland will reopen on April 15. -- PHOTO: AP TOKYO - TOKYO Disneyland will reopen on April 15, a report said on Saturday, more than a month after a massive quake-tsunami hit Japan, causing widespread damage and knocking out power supplies. The amusement park closed on March 12, a day after the 9.0 magnitude earthquake struck northeastern Japan, generating a tsunami that crippled the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant run by Tokyo Electric Power Co (Tepco). The amusement park remained largely intact despite some damage to its car park, but the operator Oriental Land Co had to close the popular tourist site because of rolling blackouts due to a region-wide power shortage caused by multiple power plant shutdowns. Oriental Land decided to reopen Tokyo Disneyland after the government on Friday anno...

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