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We’ve Ranked the Attractions at EPCOT, and Here They Are!

Frozen Ever After

1. Frozen Ever After The new Frozen Ever Afterattraction built inside the Norway pavilion on the World Showcase opened to the public on June 21, 2016. It wins the #1 spot for attractions at EPCOT because it’s just so cool (no pun intended). It was constructed inside the same building that held the Maelstrom attraction from its ships’ maiden voyages ...

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We’ve Ranked the Attractions at EPCOT, and Here They Are!

Soarin

2. Soarin’ Around the World If you’ve ever wanted to fly, this attraction may become your new favorite at Disney World. The premise behind the Soarin’ Around the Worldattraction is that you are hang-gliding over beautiful landmarks and locations all over the world. And thanks to the handiwork of some very talented Imagineers, some amazing simulation technology and a hint ...

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We’ve Ranked the Attractions at EPCOT, and Here They Are!

Mission Space _ exciting changes

3. Mission: SPACE This thrilling experience is not for the faint of heart. Or for the claustrophobic! Mission: SPACEisn’t a new attraction, but its recent upgrades rendered some changes in the experience itself, as well as in lightening height restrictions formerly in place. This very popular attraction allows Guests to feel a simulated lift-off with views of Earth from space. ...

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We’ve Ranked the Attractions at EPCOT, and Here They Are!

The Seas

4. The Seas with Nemo and Friends This fun family ride aboard a “clam-mobile” is housed in the pavilion of the same name inside Future World. But there’s so much more than just a ride in this pavilion. The journey begins as Guests are immersed in the world of Disney/PIXAR’s Finding Nemo. See Nemo, Marlin, Dory, Bruce, all Nemo’s friends ...

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We’ve Ranked the Attractions at EPCOT, and Here They Are!

Spaceship Earth

6. Spaceship Earth This giant silver geodesic sphere has stood as EPCOT’s iconic symbol since the park first opened on October 1, 1982. It stands seven feet shorter than its Magic Kingdom counterpart, Cinderella Castle and serves as a beacon to parkgoers—calling on them to take a closer look at not only the outside of the sphere, but at what’s ...

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We’ve Ranked the Attractions at EPCOT, and Here They Are!

Test Track

5. Test Track In this fun, fast-paced attraction presented by Chevrolet, you and your family members can each design a virtual concept car and test it in the form of a 6-seater simulation vehicle to see how it handles on switchbacks, sharp turns and in inclement weather. Then, your simulation vehicle takes you for a high-speed spin on the huge ...

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We’ve Ranked the Attractions at EPCOT, and Here They Are!

Journey Into Imagination

8. Journey into Imagination with Figment TheJourney into Imaginationattraction was born on March 5, 1983, only a few months after EPCOT opened. The original version of the ride included the lovable Figment and his companion, Dreamfinder. Dreamfinder had red hair and a red beard and often wore a top hat. He and Figment rode aboard the Dream Machine, which looked ...

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We’ve Ranked the Attractions at EPCOT, and Here They Are!

Epcot Illuminations Japan

9. IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth IllumiNations: Reflections of Earthis EPCOT’s nighttime spectacular that takes place on the World Showcase Lagoon. The presentation lasts approximately 15 minutes, and you can see it from anywhere around the World Showcase where you have a clear view of the lagoon. Disney World spends a whopping $25,000 each time this presentation is shown—that’s once every ...

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We’ve Ranked the Attractions at EPCOT, and Here They Are!

American Adventure

10. The American Adventure This presentation takes place at the American pavilion on the World Showcase inside a gorgeous theater that can seat up to 1,024 Guests. The “show” is presented using 35 different audio-animatronic robots—some that look just like Benjamin Franklin and Mark Twain, who serve as guides throughout the presentation, which takes Guests on a journey through our ...

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We’ve Ranked the Attractions at EPCOT, and Here They Are!

Turtle Talk with Crush

7. Turtle Talk with Crush This extremely interactive attraction is housed in the Seas with Nemo and Friends pavilion in Future World and features none other than the hang-ten dude himself, Crush the Sea Turtle from Disney/PIXAR’s Finding Nemo. This 15-minute Q&A session with the Crush-Man is fun for kids and kids at heart. Thanks to improvisation, Disney Magic and ...

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