By Karen Burns, WDW Radio Team O Canada! Where pines and maples grow,Great prairies spread, and lordly rivers flow.How dear to us thy broad domain,From
When designing the Germany Pavilion for EPCOT in Walt Disney World, Imagineers hoped to recreate the feeling of the German platz or plaza. As such, the facades of the shops and dining locations surrounding the central fountain depicting St. George and the Dragon, allude to architecture found in Frankfurt and Rothenburg, in addition to the obvious reference to the Freiburg Kaufhaus in the façade on the right side of the pavilion.
WDW Radio # 716 – Italy Pavilion in EPCOT: How Close is The Pavilion to the Real Thing? – From the WDW Radio Archives
From the WDW Radio Archives… I just returned from our incredible WDW Radio Adventures by Disney group trip to Italy a few days ago, and
When it was decided that Italy would serve as inspiration for one of the World Showcase pavilions in Epcot at Walt Disney World, the architecture of Venice was chosen to be featured at the forefront of the pavilion.
–Tiera Tanner, WDW Radio Team Epcot’s Odyssey Pavilion holds a transient identity, existing between World Showcase and the former Future World. However, for the 2023
As guests enter the World Showcase Promenade, it would be nearly impossible to miss the impressive “stone” structure with the high-pitched, copper-patinaed roof which towers over the first pavilion on the right side of the lagoon. Known to Epcot as the Hotel du Canada, it sits atop one of the park’s premier restaurants, Le Cellier.
In the mid-19th Century, Napoleon III charged George-Eugene Haussman, Prefect of the Seine, with recreating the center of Paris. What followed was decades of massive
The Torii Gate at Itsukushima Shrine rises from the Seto Inland Sea and appears almost as if it is floating alongside the island of Miyajima. Conveying a quite strength, the structure serves to distinguish between the sacred and the commonplace.
“Magic on Main Street,” Fenway Fan As a traditional painter shapes a work with brushstrokes and paint, Fenway Fan creates works of art with cut
We continue our journey through the music of World Showcase, as we make our way around the promenade and virtually visit each pavilion. We’ll also
We make our way around the World Showcase promenade in EPCOT this week, as part of my continuing series about the Music of Walt Disney