Fantasyland General Facts

9 Attractions are in Fantasyland

3 Shows and Entertainment are in Fantasyland

6 Dining locations are in Fantasyland

3 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 Transportation and Ticket Center

3.37 Million gallons of water are in the moat below Cinderella’s Castle.

27 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

5 murals contain about 500 colors and a 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.

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 Davis; 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 itself.

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 distant the castle is designed to be seen from.

3.37 million gallons of water is in the moat that surrounds the Castle at WDW.

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

600 tons of steel helps make up Cinderella’s Castle, and not a single stone.

26 candles adorned the castle when is decorated as a pink birthday cake for the 25th anniversary of Walt Disney World

1 days 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

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 are on Cinderella’s 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

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 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 24-carat gold and more than 120 white-gold pieces are used on the mosaic tile floor

4 months of hand-cut work by four 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, 2 inches with "C" (for Cinderella) crest.

600-pound antique limestone fireplace is the suite. The 17th century Gothic 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. Made from hand-hammered copper, With French reproduction, red with gold accents.

3 mosaics containing 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.

Cinderella's Golden Carousel

1971 is when Cinderella’s Golden Carousel debuted

86 horses gallop on the Cinderella’s Golden Carousel.

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 Cinderella's Golden Carrousel

26 classic Disney tunes play in the background at Cinderella’s Golden Carousel.

7 miles per hours is how fast the horses on the outside move

2,325 lights are on Cinderella's Golden 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 time 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 number of hand painted scenes that adorn the canopy

0 is the number of horse 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 attraction in Walt Disney World.

90 carousels were made by Philadelphia Toboggan Company(though a small number are likely refurbishments of existing carousels) and Cinderella's Golden Carousel is number 46. At least 30 Philadelphia Toboggan Company carousels are still operating around the United States and Canada.

Dumbo the Flying Elephant

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

32 guests can ride at one time

10 elephant ride vehicles were on the Original version of Dumbo

1.5 minute ride on your Dumbo is all you get so enjoy the quick fun.

600 rides can fly each hour on Dumbo

1971 is when Dumbo debuted in Fantasyland

it's a Small World

1971 is when It’s a Small World debuted

2006 is when it’s a small world was refurbished

10.30 minutes is the total time on it;s a small world

1964-5 New York World’s Fair is when Walt Disney created the attraction It’s a Small World’s attraction.

600 guests can ride at one time

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

22 different languages are used to say the word “Goodbye” is written on the wall as you exit from It's a small world,

289 Audio-Animatronic children are in the attraction It's a small world.

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

6 distinct rooms are in it’s a Small World, they include: 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 wore by the dolls in It’s a Small World

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

30 boats can run simultaneously at it’s a Small World

20 guests per boat, though that would be unusually crowded

11 minutes is the ride of it’s a Small World

500,000 gallons of water are used in this attraction

147 toys are in the attraction it’s a Small World

36 animated props are in the 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 its a small world every Audio-Animatronics 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 version 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

4 guests can ride in each tea cup

72 guests can ride each time

18 teacups exist on Mad Tea Party attraction, all which ends in 1.5 minute spin.

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

90 seconds is the total ride time to become complexly dizzy, if you want.

The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

1998 is when construction began to build Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh attraction

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

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

12 honey pots are on the ride at one time

3 minutes is the total ride time

Mickey's PhilharMagic

150-foot wide and 28 feet high screen is used in Mickey's Philharmagic, features 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, Philharmagic Finale.

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

4 different attraction have been at this location

2003 is the year Mickey's PhilharMagic debuted

Peter Pan's Flight

2 minutes and 45 seconds is the length of your pixie dust ride on Peter Pan's Flight.

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

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

2 guests can ride

Snow White's Scary Adventures

1971 is the debuted of Snow White’s Scary Adventures and has been refurnished in 1994

4 guests can ride at the same time

3 minutes is the ride time of Snow White’s Scary Adventure


200,000 LED Dream lights adorn the castle which made their debuted in 2007

500 strobes are used to help create the sparkling lighting effect

32,000 square feet of fish netting was used to help hang the LED lights on the Castle

15 miles of cable were used to hang all the lights and netting, which was also dyed to match the Castles colors

Extinct Attractions

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

1971 is when 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea debuted

1996 is when 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea was retired

11,500,000 gallons of water were in the 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea tank when it was in operation.

38 passenger (39 with the Cast Member "Captain") subs used in the 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea attraction based on the Disney film of the same name were distinguished by their Roman numeral markings on the outside.

24 subs that operated at Walt Disney World and Disneyland attraction called 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.

12 submarines used to be at 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.

61 feet long was each submarine at 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.

58 tons is the weight of a submarine at 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.

38 passengers could be seated on each 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea submarine.

Mr. Toads Wild Ride

1971 is when Mr. Toads Wild Ride debuted

1998 is when Mr. Toads Wild Ride was retired

2 minutes were the ride

Be Our Guest Restaurant

3 chandeliers hang the the dinning room

2-feet-tall by 11 ½-feet wide is the size of 1 of the larger chandeliers

84 candles can be found on the center chandelier

100 large crystal can be found on he center chandelier

The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train

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

Entertainment and shows

20 minutes is the length of the Dream Along with Mickey Show