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Epcot Center's World Showcase
out on an amazing journey through
Epcot showcasing eleven countries from around
the world. Centered around a reflective lagoon,
Epcot transports you to distant lands filled with
the imaginary and mystique of unique cultures. Hosting
two special events, Epcot features the International
Food & Wine Festival, and the International Flower
& Garden Festival.
As you transition through
each country, cast members representing their homeland
will help enhance your cultural experience. Sampling
exotic ethnic foods with advanced reservations will
enhance the ambiance of your international tour.
Stop in during the Christmas season and indulge
in the Candlelight Processional filled with all
the fun & joy of the holidays.
Without a doubt, Epcot World
Showcase is by for the best theme park for people
of all ages and walks of life. Keep your children
busy at the Kidcot with free arts & crafts, reading,
and other creative activities.
A trip through Mexico
with it's pre-Columbian pyramid and Mexican
pavilion are fashioned in the Yucatan jungle.
See your favorite 3 Caballeros, Donald, Jose Canoca,
and Panchito at the Gran Fiesta Tour. Make a quiet
escape to the San Angel Inn Restaurant as you listen
to sounds of the strolling Mariachi band fill atmosphere.
Fashioned as a Norwegian
town square, Norway showcases cobble
stone courtyards, 14th century architecture,
and 13th century medieval craftsmanship. Set sail
on a 10th century 16 passenger Viking craft visited
by trolls as you weave your way through the
village. Kids love the Princess Storybook Dining
at Akershus where tasty tidbits of the times are
Boasting a peaceful serene
ambiance, Disney's rendition of China
will transport you to a forgotten place.
China welcomes it's guests through a triple arched
gate fashioned after the one in Beijing. Featuring
a stunning 360deg footage with breathtaking scenery,
guests can behold the many wonders of China including
the rainforests, Yangtze River, Inner Mongolia,
and Great Wall to mention a few
Home of many quaint
shops, Germany boasts a medieval
architecture crossed with Bavarian- style buildings.
As the centerpiece of the German town, King George
is seen slaying his dragon. Indulge in the
many festivals including October-fest and Summer
Nestled amidst the 83 foot
bell tower in Italy's showcase,
is world-class Italian dining and shopping.
Guests can stop in at the Tuto Italia Restaurant
for authentic cuisine and frolic through quaint
gift shops. Italy offers a broad array of traditional
Italian merchandise including cookbooks from
Rome, Tuscany, and other important cities.
Constructed of 110,000 bricks,
let Disney's showcase of United States
transport you back to the colonial period of Williamsburg.
Fashioned in Independence Hall architecture,
the American pavilion is a hand-made replica of
the original. Enjoy live red, white, & blue
power concert shows from the amphitheater American
Japan showcases the 17th
century White Heron Castle. Displaying both
modern and traditional artwork is the Bijutsu-kan
Gallery. With wide court yards and picturesque
designs, the seventh century Horyuji Temple
is the most peaceful venue in Epcot World Showcase.
Known for their
intricate artwork are the natives of Morocco.
Marvel at the Jewel of North Africa including
the 12th century Minaret of Marakesh, and
Moroccan pavilion. Winding alleys, stuccoed archways,
cotta tiles and carved plaster buildings are all
evident through-out Morocco. Don't forget to sample
the food at the Restaurant Marrkesh or the Moorish
the Point des Arts footbridge, guests will be enchanted
with the France Pavilion
nestled amongst Chefs de France restaurant. Sit
and indulge in a relaxing atmosphere from the center
fountain while Serveur Amusant (acrobats) give a
live performance. As Epcot's gem, France showcase
hosts an several authentic restaurants that offer
upscale French cuisine, pastries and wine.
Set sail for
the United Kingdom showcase
featuring architecture from the Victorian, Georgian,
and Tudor eras. As the crown of Epcot, let this
charming blend of British essence transport you
from the streets of London to the home of
William Shakespeare. From soot-stained chimney's
to beautiful gardens, British gazebo to enchanting
English gardens, no details have been missed.
Don't forget to stop and say hi to the World Showcase
Players with special Beetles performances.
Fashioned into steeping rolling
hills and green lush meadows, .step into the land
of snowshoes & kayaks. Epcot Canada
showcase features a majestic replica
of the Canadian Rockies in a colorful 360 panorama.
Check out the updated show "O
Canada" narrated by Martin Short.
Excite your taste buds at the Canadian Cheddar
Cheese Soup featuring a upscale menu of salmon,
prime rib, and steaks