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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:

House of the Whispering Willows
Your rating: None (3 votes)
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Project Tomorrow
Your rating: None (3 votes)
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Gallery of Arts and History
Your rating: None (2 votes)
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Kidcot Fun Stops
Your rating: None (2 votes)
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Mexico Folk Art Gallery
Your rating: None (2 votes)
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Top Restaurants:

Akershus Royal Banquet Hall
Your rating: None (36 votes)
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La Hacienda de San Angel
Your rating: None (38 votes)
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Via Napoli
Your rating: None (81 votes)
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Les Halles Boulangerie-Patisserie
Your rating: None (94 votes)
1 review
La Cantina De San Angel
Your rating: None (92 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
Check for any scheduled temporary ride closures at Epcot.

Latest News:

Changes to Epcot's festival lineup and additional information on new dining experiences highlight our quick update on this park!

Permits have been filed for a new transportation option at Walt Disney World...

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