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Epcot

Key information

Location:
Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA

Opening date: 
Oct 1, 1982

Operator:
The Walt Disney Company

Official website:
Click here

Located at Walt Disney World in Florida, Epcot was the third most-visited theme park in the world in 2011. The park can be compared to a permanent "World's Fair", and is divided into 2 main sections. Future World is dedicated to technological innovation, and features high-tech attractions and exhibits sponsored by major corporations. World Showcase, situated around the park's lagoon, is made up of 11 pavilions depicting different countries around the world.

History: Walt Disney originally envisioned Epcot as the centrepiece of his Florida resort. Rather than being a theme park, it was to be a utopian city in which people lived and worked developing the technologies of the future. The park's name derives from Walt's original title - the Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow (EPCOT). Though the concept was scaled back after Walt's death, the park still embraces his aims of celebrating international culture and showcasing cutting-edge technology.

Top Rides and Shows:

Test Track - Presented by Chevrolet
Your rating: None (665 votes)
2 reviews
Soarin’ Around the World
Your rating: None (553 votes)
3 reviews
Spaceship Earth
Your rating: None (411 votes)
1 review
Voices of Liberty
Your rating: None (162 votes)
0 reviews
The American Adventure
Your rating: None (79 votes)
0 reviews

Top Restaurants:

Akershus Royal Banquet Hall
Your rating: None (76 votes)
0 reviews
Les Halles Boulangerie-Patisserie
Your rating: None (124 votes)
1 review
Le Cellier Steakhouse
Your rating: None (80 votes)
0 reviews
San Angel Inn
Your rating: None (86 votes)
0 reviews
Tangierine Café
Your rating: None (84 votes)
0 reviews

More information:

New attraction opening dates
Find out the latest confirmed and rumored opening dates for new rides at Epcot.

Refurbishment schedule
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