Epcot (Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow) is one of the main zones in the area of Walt Disney World Resort. Although the area is not as much as the other zones, but Epcot has an area of 2 times larger than the Magic Kingdom. Therefore, visitors took more than one day to be able to enjoy the whole ride was there.
All the rides are in two main areas. The first is called the World Showcase where art, technology and culture of the countries in the world into the theme. The second area was named Future World where visitors can enjoy the technological advances that exist in the present and also witnessed the presence of technology in the past.
In World Showcase there are many countries that become artificial rides. Among them are Germany, Britain, Italy, China and several other countries. With German rides, visitors will feel the atmosphere of a local cultural festival called Oktoberfest. They can also see the presence of the statue of a dragon hunter named St. George is a legend in the German mainland.
Visitors who were in World Showcase also get to watch a lot of classical building that was built in 1500 until the early 1800’s in Britain rides. Its architectural style is also varied, ranging from Victorian, Yorkshire inn until a building designed in the architectural style of Shakespearean.
Especially for Americans, the ride was named The American Adventure. Its presence is marked by a building with English-Georgian architecture. The roof is protected by tiles made of stone and the floor covered with marble and copper. In buildings and areas within it, there are Audio Animatronic stage performances, art gallery, amphitheater and a souvenir counter.
In Future World area, visitors can experience the thrill of wandering into the future. One ride that can be tried is What If Labs, where visitors can become the leader of the orchestra music, jumping on the rocks will appear if there is noise or sending photos taken by the giant camera to relatives at home.
One vehicle that is also frequently visited by visitors if they were in the Future World area is Innoventions. There are a lot of interactive games with the concept of modern technologies. One of them is the Sum of All Thrill where visitors can design their own jet and drive it in a simulator.
If you’re in the World Showcase area, do not misswatching a fireworks show called Illuminations: Reflections of Earth (around 21:00). One of the locations where visitors can watch comfortably is a bridge located in the French ride. If you’re in the World Showcase area, do not miss to watch a fireworks show called Illuminations: Reflections of Earth (around 21:00). One of the locations where visitors can watch comfortably is a bridge located in the French ride.
Opening hours: 09:00 am – 21:00 pm