Concrete supports for the “Torii Gate Bridge”, a colossal bridge that is the San Fransokyo version of the Golden Gate bridge with elements of the Torii, have now been installed as crews continue to transform the soon-to-be former Pacific Wharf at Disney California Adventure into San Fransokyo from “Big Hero 6.”
Supports are being added to an existing pedestrian bridge that will support the large structure of the Torii Gate Bridge.
A Torii is a traditional Japanese gate most commonly found at the entrance of or within a Shinto shrine, where it symbolically marks the transition from the mundane to the sacred. In Big Hero 6, San Fransokyo incorporates elements of the Torii with the iconic Golden Gate Bridge to create something familiar but new.
When the construction is complete, the new version of the land will be reimagined to San Fransokyo from “Big Hero 6″ and include a Baymax meet-and-greet, food, and more.
Right now the area is largely known as a food court for Disney California Adventure. Options in the land include Ghirardelli Soda Fountain and Chocolate Shop, Lucky Fortune Cookery, Pacific Wharf Cafe, Rita’s Baja Blenders, Cocina Cucamonga Mexican Grill, and Pacific Wharf Distribution Co. Sonoma Terrace, Wine Country Trattoria, and the Magic Key Holder Terrace aren’t far off either.
As we mentioned previously, no ride is currently planned for the area. But you can experience The Happy Ride with Baymax if you’re willing to visit Tokyo Disneyland!
Below you can see the concept art that shows what the completed Torii Gate Bridge will look like.
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