16 Places Every Hello Kitty Superfan Should Add to Their Travel Bucket List

Take your love of Kitty White to a whole new level.

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Sanrio Puroland

Sanrio Puroland

Location: Tama City, Tokyo

Launch: 1990

Fast Fact: Considered the ultimate destination for any Sanrio superfan, Puroland attracts more than 1.5 million visitors each year.

Must-Do: Be sure to catch the "Miracle Gift Parade," featuring Hello Kitty and her partner, Dear Daniel, arriving from the Strawberry Kingdom on colorful floats.

Hello Kitty Park

Hello Kitty Park

Location: Hangzhou, China

Launch: 2015

Fast Fact: The theme park was created to celebrate Hello Kitty's 40th anniversary.

Must-Do: Watch the daily parade featuring Hello Kitty and her crew dancing and singing on magical floats.

Sanrio Harmonyland

Sanrio Harmonyland

Location: Kyushu, Japan

Launch: 1991

Fast Fact: Show your passport and receive 500 yen off your park admission ticket.

Must-Do: Go to the daily live shows, including "Kitty's Dream Factory" and "Parade Parallel." If you happen to time your visit with seasonal holidays like Halloween, Christmas or New Year's, you'll find everything gets extra magical around the park.

Sanrio Hello Kitty Town

Sanrio Hello Kitty Town

Location: Nusajaya, Malaysia

Launch: 2012

Fast Fact: Hello Kitty Town at Puteri Harbour is the first Hello Kitty-themed amusement park outside of Japan.

Must-Do: Stop by Wishful Studio to create your own Hello Kitty-themed souvenirs and participate in costume parties.

Hello Kitty Cafe Truck

Hello Kitty Cafe Trucks

Location: Traveling around North America

Launch: 2014 and 2017

Fast Fact: The Hello Kitty Cafe Truck was the first food service venture for Sanrio in North America, making its debut at Hello Kitty Con in 2014 in celebration of Hello Kitty's 40th anniversary.

Must-See: Pick up some Instagram-worthy treats, including hand-decorated mini cakes, Sanrio-themed cookies and macaron box sets.

Hello Kitty Cafe Pop-Up Container

Hello Kitty Cafe Pop-Up Container

Location: Irvine, Calif.

Launch: 2016

Fast Fact: With the success of the Hello Kitty Cafe Truck, Sanrio opened the Hello Kitty Cafe Pop-Up Container — the first-ever Hello Kitty-themed cafe in North America.

Must-Do: Prepare your sweet tooth for this dive into Hello Kitty's kitchen. Try the fruit-infused iced teas (strawberry mint is a hit!), then grab a fun, handmade, Sanrio-themed pastry — all baked fresh daily.

Hello Kitty Bistro Bianco

Hello Kitty Bistro Bianco

Location: Shanghai, China

Launch: 2015

Fast Fact: The restaurant, located on Shanghai's Nanjing Road, is the first officially authorized Sanrio-themed restaurant on mainland China. It was even designed by Hello Kitty's current designer, Yuko Yamaguchi.

Must-See: Superfans, get your cameras ready. Practically everything in this two-story eatery is shaped like Hello Kitty, from the latte foam and cookies to the steaks and pizza.

Hello Kitty Kitchen and Dining

Hello Kitty Kitchen and Dining

Location: Taipei, Taiwan

Launch: 2013

Fast Fact: Formerly Hello Kitty Sweets, this eatery is the only Hello Kitty-themed restaurant in Taiwan.

Must-See: Browse the confectionary counter (pictured) at the entrance for take-home sweets, then hit the second floor to dine in the natural light that really makes those pink, bow-shaped booths pop.

Hello Kitty Secret Garden

Hello Kitty Secret Garden

Location: Tai Hang, Hong Kong

Launch: 2014

Fast Fact: Cafe owner Anita Gan wanted to create a place that shows off Hello Kitty's cultural experiences and culinary expertise — hence the quiet British country garden-themed cafe in Tai Hang.

Must-See: Escape the hustle and bustle of city life and relax with high tea, all-day breakfast, fresh-brewed coffee, signature cocktails or a small sandwich — all featuring your favorite character, of course.

Hello Kitty Chinese Cuisine

Hello Kitty Chinese Cuisine

Location: Yau Ma Tei, Hong Kong

Launch: 2015

Fast Fact: The restaurant's designer chose red and gold on Hello Kitty, lucky hues in Chinese tradition, to adorn the front of the restaurant, along with Chinese-style lattice windows that feature her signature ribbon. Chinese-style decor and Hello Kitty surprises continue on the inside where you can find her on chopsticks, plates, bowls, spoons, teapots, ceiling lanterns, wall art, chairs, dining tables and more.

Must-Try: With more than 40 dishes on the menu, the Hello Kitty custard bun and shrimp dumplings (pictured) are a crowd favorite.

Hello Kitty Beauty Spa

Hello Kitty Beauty Spa

Location: Dubai, UAE

Launch: 2012

Fast Fact: This indulgent Hello Kitty-themed spa is fun for both kids and adults. Kids under 12 can enjoy the "Princess Services" with everything from nail art and all-natural facials to braids and foot massages.

Must-Do: In between pampering sessions, pop over to the cafe and indulge in some Hello Kitty-themed cupcakes, cookies and sips that will take your day to the next level.

Hotel Jen Puteri Harbour

Hotel Jen Puteri Harbour

Location: Johor, Malaysia

Launch: 2017

Fast Fact: Hotel Jen Puteri Harbour unveiled 12 Hello Kitty-themed rooms in early 2017, making them Southeast Asia's first Hello Kitty-themed rooms.

Must-See: The rooms revolve around three themes: the Sailor, the romantic Pink Series and Hello Kitty in OZ. You'll discover eye-catching in-room amenities, unique design and colorful illustrations for both kids and adults.
Pictured: Pink Series (Hello Kitty and Tiny Chum Suite)

Hotel Jen Puteri Harbour

Hotel Jen Puteri Harbour

Location: Johor, Malaysia

Launch: 2017

Fast Fact: Hotel Jen Puteri Harbour unveiled 12 Hello Kitty-themed rooms in early 2017, making them Southeast Asia's first Hello Kitty-themed rooms.

Must-See: The rooms revolve around three themes: the Sailor, the romantic Pink Series and Hello Kitty in OZ. You'll discover eye-catching in-room amenities, unique design and colorful illustrations for both kids and adults.
Pictured: Hello Kitty in OZ (The Munchkin Village)

Tai Tai Mountain Park

Tai Tai Mountain Park

Location: Taiyuan, China

Launch: 2016

Fast Fact: Owners of the Tai Tai Mountain Park have reconstructed scrapped buses into RVs, featuring private kitchens, bathrooms and kitschy themes — both inside and out.

Must-See: For around $40 per night, you can stay in a fully-furnished mini hotel decked out with your favorite cartoon character. How's that for nostalgia?

Sanrio World

Sanrio World

Location: Ginza, Tokyo

Launch: 2009

Fast Fact: Sanrio World, located inside Nishi Ginza Department Store, is Sanrio's flagship store, boasting the world's largest selection of Sanrio products.

Must-See: Check out "Hello Kitty With Bling Me!" on the first floor where you can browse and buy custom-made Hello Kitty-designed rhinestone accessories.

Hello Kitty Shop

Hello Kitty Shop

Location: Universal Studios in Orlando, Fla.

Launch: 2016

Fast Fact: The Hello Kitty Shop at Universal Studios Florida marks Sanrio's official retail debut and Hello Kitty's first appearance at a theme park in North America.

Must-See: Most of the product sold is exclusive to the park, including the "Movie Mash-Up" collection that places Hello Kitty into iconic scenes from some of Universal Studios' classic films like Jaws, Back to the Future and E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.

Hello Kitty Jet

Hello Kitty Jet (EVA Air)

Location: Chicago, Paris, Asia

Launch: 2005

Fast Fact: EVA Air operates seven specially-painted Sanrio-themed planes on routes within Asia and long-haul to Chicago and Paris. You'll see Hello Kitty, Badtz-Maru, gudetama and more familiar faces from the Sanrio family.

Must-See: If you're a Sanrio fan, then you'll love the exclusive seasonal cabin amenities, including branded coasters, floss picks, cutlery, wet wipes and headrest covers. And the food is adorable and character-shaped, too.

Pictured: Hello Kitty Friendship Bows

Hello Kitty Jet

Hello Kitty Jet (EVA Air)

Location: Chicago, Paris, Asia

Launch: 2005

Fast Fact: EVA Air operates seven specially-painted Sanrio-themed planes on routes within Asia and long-haul to Chicago and Paris. You'll see Hello Kitty, Badtz-Maru, gudetama and more familiar faces from the Sanrio family.

Must-See: If you're a Sanrio fan, then you'll love the exclusive seasonal cabin amenities, including branded coasters, floss picks, cutlery, wet wipes and headrest covers. And the food is adorable and character-shaped, too.

Pictured: Flight attendants with themed meal boxes on board the Sanrio Characters Joyful Dream

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