The stone building located alongside the Biergarten Restaurant, was to have been the home of a " Rhine River " ride, which would take guests on a cruise through the German countryside. It was to offer both education and entertainment, by showcasing the cultural heritage of Germany ‘s past and present. The building, which still [...]
The "Wonders of China: Land of Beauty, Land of Time" is a 360º Circle-Vision film shown in the re-creation of the 1420 A.D. Hall of Prayer for Good Harvest in the Temple of Heaven. Li Bai, an 8th century Chinese poet and philosopher, is your tour guide and narrator throughout this 19-minute journey to the [...]
As you enter World Showcase from Future World, if you head to the right, the first pavilion you would reach would be Canada. This pavilion features the Hotel du Canada as its icon, and also includes mountains, gardens, and a 30-foot waterfall. Be sure to grab a "Beavertail" from Trapper Bob while you’re there! The [...]
World Showcase, originally designed as two connected semicircles, was intended to be the main draw for what would become EPCOT Center . It would contain a "Courtyard of Nations," an Observation Tower that would rise high above the promenade, and 30 international pavilions. Future World, originally known as the "EPCOT Theme Center ," was proposed [...]
The Wonders of Life pavilion opened on Epcot’s west side on October 19, 1989. Physical fitness is the central theme of this domes pavilion, which features thrill rides like Body Wars, two celebrity-filled films, and the Fitness Fairgrounds, where you can test your senses and evaluate your athletic abilities at various exhibits. When Epcot opened [...]
Cruise out to sea in the clamobile! Greet all your Nemo pals as they swim amid the live marine life of the gigantic aquarium. Delve down into the deepest parts of the ocean in this fun-filled story where the majesty of nature meets whimsical Disney magic. Afterwards, chill out and spend some quality time in Turtle Talk with Crush.
The original show in the Universe of Energy pavilion was known simply as "The Universe of Energy", when the pavilion opened on October 1, 1982. On September 15, 1986, the revised show, known as "Ellen’s Energy Crisis" opened. The name was quickly changed to "Ellen’s Energy Adventure," while the pavilion’s name remains, "The Universe of [...]
The Land pavilion now has a Kidcot Fun Stop, joining Test Track and the Living Seas "The Land" pavilion is 253,780 square feet, and covers six acres, which includes working greenhouses and labs. The main building can hold up to 3,600 people and includes three attractions, a guided, behind-the-scenes tour, a great little food court [...]