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Fantasyland

13 Attractions are in Fantasyland.
8 Dining locations are in Fantasyland.
5 Stores are in Fantasyland.

Cinderella's Castle

189 feet to the highest point on Cinderella’s castle, which can be seen as far as 2 miles away at the Ticket and transportation Center.

3,727 towers are on Cinderella Castle. They were pre-fabricated near the site, then slated, gilded, and hoisted into place.

29 towers were in the original design, but 2 were deleted during construction.

13 gargoyles on the outside of the Cinderella’s Castle.

40 coats of arms are on display inside Cinderella's Royal Table restaurant. Each coat of arms refers to someone who has played a significant role in the heritage and history of the Walt Disney Company. These are just some of the noteworthy Disney people whose family names are represented: Roger Broggie, Sr.; Marc Da-vis; Roy Disney, Sr.; John Hench; Diane D. Miller; Dick Nunis; Marty Sklar; Card Walker. To learn more about the heraldry located inside Cinderella’s Royal Table, visit the restaurant it-self.

18 months were need to construct the iconic building of the Magic Kingdom.

500,000 bits of glass in 500 different colors are used inside Cinderella’s castle.

1 mile away is the distance the castle is designed to be seen from.

13 intricately carved, winged gargoyles appear on the outside of the castle at WDW.

600 tons of steel went into the construction of Cinderella’s Castle, and not a single stone.

25 candles adorned the castle when it was decorated as a pink birthday cake for the 25th anniversary of Walt Disney World.

1 day is the number of times the castle was vandalized with toilet paper and graffiti to commemorate the opening of Stitch’s Great Escape.

3 elevators are inside the castle.

5 tile mosaics designed by Imagineer Dorothea Redmond tell the story of Cinderella just inside the Castle Breezeway. Each of the panel tile mosaics is 15 feet high and 10 feet wide.

5 murals contain about 500 colors and  1 million pieces of glass, many of them fused with real silver and 14-karat gold. Smooth-faced Venetian glass and rough-surfaced smalti (enameled or glazed glass) traditionally used by Italian craftsman were incorporated into the design. 

6 artists worked more than 2 years to complete the murals in the archway of Cinderella’s Castle.

300,000 pieces of glass are used to make the interior murals.

30,000 pictures are taken of Cinderella’s castle everyday. Say Cheese!

18 towers and its spires are topped with sparkling gold-painted finials on Cinderella’s Castle.

1996-97, to celebrate Walt Disney World's 25th anniversary, the castle was transformed into a huge "cake" with large decorations and more than 400 gallons of pink paint.

Cinderella's Castle Suite

2 years were need to construct the mosaic panels by the artist Hanns-Joachim Scharff and his team.

30,000 tiles are on the Cinderella's Coach mosaic tile floor.

3,400 pieces of 24-carat gold and more than 120 white-gold pieces are used on the mosaic tile floor.

4 months of hand-cut work by 4 craftswomen who share more than 100 years of experience working with mosaics were used to create the mosaic floor.

3 hand woven rugs from Thailand are in the bedchamber.

2 authentic antique "slipper" chairs. They look like children's furniture, but were actually used during the 17th and 18th century by adults who sat in the chairs to put shoes on.

2 custom designed headboards stand 8 feet and 2 inches tall with a "C" (for Cinderella) crest.

600-pound antique limestone fireplace is in the suite.  The 17th century Gothic fireplace is molded from an original wood fireplace from France. The fiber optics gives the appearance of a fire with glowing embers.

2 cinder pots reflect Cinderella's humble roots. They are made from hand-hammered copper, with French reproduction, red with gold accents.

3 mosaics contain a total of 30,000 tiles made of Italian smalti glass, hand-cut and placed by Disney artisans. Features include a crystal slipper, a crystal pumpkin, the initials "WD" (Walt Disney) and a mouse looking up toward the castle.

Prince Charming Regal Carrousel

1971 is when Prince Charming Regal Carrousel debuted.

86 horses gallop on the Prince Charming Regal Carrousel.

6 chariots are also on the carousel incase you don’t want to ride a horse.

91 guests can ride the carousel.

2 minutes is all you get on Prince Charming Regal Carrousel.

26 classic Disney tunes play in the background at Prince Charming Regal Carrousel.

7 miles per hour is how fast the horses on the outside move.

2,325 lights are on Prince Charming Regal Carrousel.

1 horse has a golden tooth, which is copied after Lillian Disney's horse.

1 horse has a golden ribbon on its tail.  That is Cinderella's horse.

1 is the number of times the Carrousel has been moved.  While the Magic Kingdom was being built Roy Disney noticed that the Carrousel was off center when seen through Cinderella's castle, and it was quickly moved to the proper position.

18 hand-painted scenes adorn the canopy of the Prince Charming Regal Carrousel.

0 is the number of horses that are the same.  Each horse has its own color palette as well as its own identifying number on the bridal.

1917 was when the Carrousel was built making it the oldest at-traction in Walt Disney World.

90 carousels were made by Philadelphia Toboggan Company(though a small number are likely refurbishments of existing carousels) and Prince Charming Regal Carrousel is number 46

Dumbo the Flying Elephant

1971 is when Dumbo debuted in Fantasyland.

1993 is when Dumbo was refurbished.

32 elephant ride vehicles are on Dumbo the Flying Elephant.  It was refurbished in 1993.

64 guests can ride at one time.

10 elephant ride vehicles were on the Original version of Dumbo.

1 minute and 30 second ride on your Dumbo is all you get, so en-joy the quick fun on the iconic ride.

it's a small world

1971 is when It’s a Small World debuted.

2006 is when It’s a Small World was refurbished.

10 minutes and 20 seconds is the total ride time on It’s a Small World.

1964-5 New York World’s Fair is when, where, and why Walt Disney created the attraction.

289 dolls made up It’s a Small World when it started in 1971 which represented 5 continents and singing in 5 languages (English, Italian, Japanese, Spanish, Swedish).

553 Audio-Animatronics figures are actually in the attraction, which include not only the kids, but the animals as well!

22 different languages are used to say the word “Goodbye,” which is written on the wall as the ride comes to an end.

6 distinct rooms are in It’s a Small World. The first room is the loading/unloading area. It is followed by the European room, the Far East room, the African room, the islands of the Pacific room, and the final, "white room" celebrating children of all cultures.

1,085-foot long canal is used in It’s a Small World attraction, the canal is called Seven Seaways.

500,000 gallons of water is used to fill the It’s a Small World canal.

2,296 garments are worn by the dolls in It’s a Small World.

4 types of Americans are represented in It’s a Small World and they are cowboy, Hawaiian, Inuit, and Native American.

30 boats can run simultaneously at It’s a Small World.

20 guests can fit per boat, though that would be unusually crowded.

147 toys are in It’s a Small World.

36 animated props are in It’s a Small World.

5 languages is the total amount of languages that you will hear the theme sung in.

5th room in It’s a Small World is the ONLY room the theme song is NOT sung in.

6th room in It’s a Small World every Audio-Animatronic is dressed in white.

100 nations are represented by all the different Audio-Animatronics.

14 times the word “world” is sung in the theme song.

5 different versions of It’s a Small World exist in all the different theme parks world wide.

Mad Tea Party

1971 debuted the Mad Tea Part attraction.

18 teacups exist on Mad Tea Party attraction.

4 guests can ride in each tea cup.

72 guests can ride each time.

10/6 on the Mad Hatter's hat is the price of the hat - ten shillings, 6 pence.

2 minutes is the total ride time to become complexly dizzy, if you want.

The Barnstormer

1996 is the debut year of the Barnstormer.

1 minute and 30 seconds is a short ride for the Barnstormer 

32 guests can ride the Barnstormer at one time.

2 trains run at the same time.

8 cars are on each ride vehicle.

30 feet is the total height.

20 miles per hour is the top speed of the Barnstormer.

1 lift is on the Barnstormer.

The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

1998 is when construction began on The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh attraction.

1999 is when Pooh came to Fantasyland in his The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

4 guests can fit in each “honey pot” on The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh.

48 guests can ride this attraction at the same time.

12 honey pots are on the ride at one time.

3 minutes is the total ride time.

Mickey's PhilharMagic

2002 is when construction began on Mickey's PhilharMagic.

2003 is when Mickey's PhilharMagic debuted.

150-foot wide and 28 feet high screen is used in Mickey's PhilharMagic. It is the largest seamless projection screen in the world.

12 minute 3D show at Mickey's PhilharMagic is one of the best 3d movies you will experience at WDW.

486 guests can be seated and there is space for 10 wheelchairs for the show at Mickey's PhilharMagic.

8 scenes are in Mickey's PhilharMagic 3D show.  The 8 scenes are Philharmagic Stage, Be Our Guest, Sorcerer’s Apprentice, Part of Your World, I Just Can’t Wait To Be King, You Can Fly, A Whole New World, and the Philharmagic Finale.

6 theater effects are in Mickey's PhilharMagic 3D show.  They are Water, Air Jets, Fog, Scent of Apple Pies, Scent of Jasmine and Lots of Light Effects.

4 different attractions have been at this location.

Peter Pan's Flight

1971 is the year Peter Pan’s Flight debuted at the Magic Kingdom.

3 minutes of flight is all Peter Pan’s flight can deliver.

2 guests can ride in 1 ride vehicle.

60 guests can ride this attraction at one time.

Be Our Guest Restaurant

3 dining rooms will be in the Be Our Guest Restaurant.

550 guests will be able to dine at the same time.

300 tables will be located in the Be Our Guest Restaurant.

3 chandeliers hang in the dinning room.

2-feet-tall by 11 ½-feet wide is the size of the larger chandeliers.

84 candles can be found on the center chandelier.

100 large crystals can be found on the center chandelier.

The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train

2 lifts and 2 run-outs will be on the new The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train

Under the Sea ~ Journey of The Little Mermaid

1st Disney ride-through attraction that takes you “under the sea” with Ariel, Prince Eric, Sebastian and Ursula, with music and scenes from “The Little Mermaid” film

200 Audio-Animatronics figures perform in the Under the Sea ~ Journey of The Little Mermaid

128 figures are in the Under the Sea scene of The Under The Sea ~ Journey of The Little Mermaid

50 spinning starfish are in the Under the Sea scene of Under the Sea ~ Journey of The Little Mermaid

86-foot long hand-painted mural greets guests in the loading area of Under the Sea ~ Journey of The Little Mermaid

7.5 feet tall is the height of Ursula

12 feet wide is the width of Ursula

6 frolicking mermaids and King Triton can be found on the facade of the building, The mermaids are Ariel’s older sisters: Aquata, Andrina, Arista, Attina, Adella, and Alana.

5½ minutes is the total ride time from the when guests load the clamshell to the time they exit the clamshell

4 songs from the movie are include in the attraction and they are “Part of Your World,” “Kiss the Girl,” “Poor Unfortunate Souls,” and the Academy Award winning “Under the Sea

1st the imagineers built as a 1/4inch scale model and then as a 1 inch scale model, so Imagineers could “ride” through the attraction scene-by-scene before full construction began

11/15/1989 is when the film the Little Mermaid won Academy Awards for Best Song, “Under the Sea,” and Best Original Score

1st Disney film (Little Mermaid) based on a classic fairy tale since Sleeping Beauty three decades earlier.