PHOTOS: Enhanced Curb With New Brickwork and Slower Incline Revealed at Sleeping Beauty Castle at Disneyland Park

Sleeping Beauty Castle Refurbishment Updates New Brickwork Slow Incline of Curb
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The center icon of Disneyland, Sleeping Beauty Castle, is still very much under refurbishment. However, guests will be happy to hear that a peek at what is going on behind those Castle walls is finally being revealed.

Sleeping Beauty Castle Refurbishment Updates New Brickwork Slow Incline of Curb

Sleeping Beauty Castle Refurbishment Updates New Brickwork Slow Incline of Curb

Back in January, Disney provided details of the changes coming to Sleeping Beauty Castle, as well as what can be expected of Project Stardust. The goal of Project Stardust is to enhance areas throughout the Park to maximize guest comfort and access in preparation for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. Part of these enhancements includes changing curbs to improve access with wheelchairs, strollers, and making sure people don’t fall off when it’s crowded.

These slower inclines were first added to Main Street, U.S.A. by Emporium and Disney Showcase. And now, we’re seeing enhancements to the curb in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle.

Sleeping Beauty Castle Refurbishment Updates New Brickwork Slow Incline of Curb

Sleeping Beauty Castle Refurbishment Updates New Brickwork Slow Incline of Curb

The curb in front of the Castle now slowly inclines down to meet the road along Main Street. The raised curb has disappeared entirely in this section to the right, and we expect something similar may be taking place on the left side. New brickwork has been added, too, matching the new brickwork added outside of Emporium and Disney Showcase. The addition of a newly planted tree ties in with the new brick, giving this area a familiar but fresh look.

Sleeping Beauty Castle Refurbishment Updates New Brickwork Slow Incline of Curb

Sleeping Beauty Castle Refurbishment Updates New Brickwork Slow Incline of Curb

Sleeping Beauty Castle has been under refurbishment for almost three months now. And guests, including us, have been anxious for the return of this beloved Park icon. With this new reveal, we’re hoping the rest isn’t too far behind.

Are you enjoying these Project Stardust enhancements at the Disneyland Resort so far?

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Ciara Trexler

Ciara has been an Annual Passholder of Disneyland Resort for over 18 years and previously worked as a Cast Member for the Walt Disney Travel Company. When she's not writing or visiting the Resort, she can be found traveling, binging Netflix, or cuddling with her cat.

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Jhen
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Jhen

I hope they don’t get rid of the hidden Mickey that is on the castle 😖

TonyG
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TonyG

De-curbing isn’t an “enhancement”. It’s a detraction. It makes the place feel less authentic, as actual streets have curbs. Look at Magic Kingdom’s curbless hub. It sucks compared to the old hub. I’d prefer you call these Stardust alterations, “changes” and not “enhancements.” Removing trees, planters and curbs are certainly not improvements in everyone’s eyes.

Tom Corless
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Tom Corless

If you’re trying to get around Disneyland, it certainly is. The park has been overcrowded for years, it will only be worse come May.

TimPat McRaven
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TimPat McRaven

It’s about safety.