Astounding images of Disney World reveal damage from Hurricane Irma

Guests returning to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida have been sharing images of the parks, showing some of the damage caused by Hurricane Irma. 

"The most magical place on earth" closed its gates to visitors for two days as the powerful storm passed. Disney’s Magic Kingdom, Epcot and Animal Kingdom closed on Sunday and officially reopened on Tuesday morning.

The latest closing marked just the sixth time that Disney World has closed its doors in its 45 years of operation. The parks were last closed in 2016 for Hurricane Matthew. 

While the parks survived the Category 4 storm with just minor damage, some visitors have tweeted photos of downed trees and flooding. 

Check out the images of Disney World post-Irma below:

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Disney World after Hurricane Irma
Visitors wait to go through security at Walt Disney World Resort Magic Kingdom in Orlando, Florida, on September 12, 2017 two days after Hurricane Irma hit Florida. The resort reopened its doors Tuesday, welcoming locals and tourists who remain without power and air conditioning after Irma battered Florida. 'We are here because we are without power in Melbourne, Florida, and so we decided if we're going to bake, we might as well do it at Disney,' Veann Grigajtis, who travelled to Orlando with her family, told AFP. / AFP PHOTO / NICHOLAS KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
Visitors board a tram to get to Walt Disney World Resort Magic Kingdom from the parking lot in Orlando, Florida, on September 12, 2017 two days after Hurricane Irma hit Florida. The resort reopened its doors Tuesday, welcoming locals and tourists who remain without power and air conditioning after Irma battered Florida. 'We are here because we are without power in Melbourne, Florida, and so we decided if we're going to bake, we might as well do it at Disney,' Veann Grigajtis, who travelled to Orlando with her family, told AFP. / AFP PHOTO / NICHOLAS KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
Damage near Cinderella's Castle :( https://t.co/Sg9q5UmETi
A look at Epcot this morning. Trees down and flooding, but it doesn't look like any major damage occurred #IrmaWDW https://t.co/KRvy9Sqr51
More from the Yacht Club. A couple trees uprooted. #LiveFromWDW #IrmaWDW #YachtClub https://t.co/VgCtUC2KDO
Yes, Cinderella Castle is still here. No, Disney doesn't take it apart for hurricanes #LiveFromWDW #IrmaWDW https://t.co/aYKY9Ofog5
We had some photos sent to us of a look at Typhoon Lagoon this evening. Targeted to reopen "later this week"… https://t.co/gwNeRQyLOk
The contemporary on Disney property survived the storm last night... trees down, 90 MPH winds but alive and well!… https://t.co/9fzNRxyhIA
Chip & Dale are now welcoming all guests to check in at Yacht Club #irmawdw #wdw https://t.co/mXYeFcMBXd
Shutter down @WaltDisneyWorld #caribbeanbeachresort. Still a little windy because of #IrmaWDW . https://t.co/FzRGJXYjlc
GUYS! Tinker bell's line is gone from Cinderella Castle!! Very rare sight!!! #HurricaneIrma #LiveFromWDW #IrmaWDW https://t.co/eoPos9kqwz
Trees down at Animal Kingdom this morning #IrmaWDW https://t.co/3EF5kNgXGn
Hurricane Irma damage at the Resort #IrmaWDW https://t.co/ZP1XrQB9pK
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