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In 1981, Albert Uderzo visited Disneyland in Anaheim. Following the example of his longtime idol Walt Disney, Uderzo got the idea of creating a French park that would be themed after the universe of the iconic comic book hero he created with the late René Goscinny, Asterix the Gaul.

Following a few years of planning, market studies and designing, the Parc Asterix was built in Plailly (about 30 kilometers North-East from Paris) and opened in 1989. As of 2018, it was the fifth most visited theme park in France with about 2 million guests.

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