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King Arthur Carrousel is a ride in Fantasyland at Disneyland.
Walt Disney wanted to recreate the Griffith Park carrousel. Therefore, a Dentzel park model carousel which had operated since 1932 at Sunnyside Amusement Park in Toronto, Ontario was taken from Sunnyside and moved to Disneyland in 1954. The ride was originally a Dentzel Menagerie Carrousel, consisting three rows of horses and animals on a 22 meter diameter platform. The attraction was built by William Dentzel. The ride was refurbished, and turned into a 4 row unit, (thus increasing ride capacity) by adding additional horses that came from various other carrousels from around North America.
8-2010

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  • E.R. Bazor
    E.R. Bazoralmost 4 years ago

    Excellent photo.

  • Thank you so much…I don’t care how old you are, the carrousel will always be a fun ride…:))

    – DonnaMoore

  • CraigsMom
    CraigsMomalmost 4 years ago

    Beautiful photo…all done in the colors a little girl would love

  • Your right…My granddaughers always liked the lavender and pink colors.

    – DonnaMoore

  • Barry Norton
    Barry Nortonalmost 4 years ago

    Wonderful capture

  • Thank you so much Barry. Carrousels are a timeless ride.

    – DonnaMoore

  • Chuck Gardner
    Chuck Gardneralmost 4 years ago

    Very lovely capture Donna! I can almost hear the music as it goes around. ☺~Chuck

  • I know what you mean Chuck….They are such a special ride…:))

    – DonnaMoore

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkealmost 4 years ago

    Wonderful composition and great subject Donna

  • Thank you Ray…I just love the ornateness of the whole carrousel. It make me feel happy…:))

    – DonnaMoore

  • Shiva77
    Shiva77almost 4 years ago

    lovely image!

  • Thank you so much Shiva…I appreciate it…..:))

    – DonnaMoore

  • Ellen van Deelen
    Ellen van Deelenalmost 4 years ago

    What a nice image Donna…..and beautiful colors!

  • Thank you so much Ellen. I really appreciate your comments…:))

    – DonnaMoore

  • rocamiadesign
    rocamiadesignalmost 4 years ago

    These carousel horses are beautiful and bring back fun memories of my childhood! Have you checked out the Carousel Enchantment group?

  • It does take you back, doesn’t it? I will check out this group, thank you……:))

    – DonnaMoore

  • MothersHeart
    MothersHeartalmost 4 years ago

    I’VE ALWAYS LOVED THESE – WONDERFUL!

  • Me too!!! Thank you for the fav……:))

    – DonnaMoore

  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkealmost 4 years ago

    How gorgeous! How many carousels does Disneyland have now? I am so glad you joined the Carousel Enchantment group. :o)

  • Thank you Bunny….I think this is the only large one and California Adventure across the way has one.

    – DonnaMoore

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