World Showcase




World Showcase General Facts

11 countries make up the World Showcase.

40 acres covers the World Showcase Lagoon.

26 feet above the waterline are the torches around the World Showcase.

19 torches are around the World showcase.

9 pavilions were present on opening day 10/1/1982.

1 pavilion is hosted by the country it represents and that is Morocco.

26,000 is the length of lights in feet that outline the 11 pa-vilions enough to stretch across the golden gate bridge more than 6 times.

30 pavilions is the number of pavilions originally planned to be in World Showcase. The original design was to connected semi-circles dubbed “The
courtyard of Nations” and it was to include a observation tower that overlooked the 30 pavilions.

1.3 miles is the total length around World Showcase.

7 additional pavilions have been planned but have never it made it past the drawing board. Some of the countries to be added were Australia, Russia,
Spain, Venezuela, United Arab Emirates, and Israel.

American Adventure

1982 is the year the American Adventure debuted.

1993 is the year the American Adventure was revised.

2007 is the year the American Adventure was revised again.

110,000 bricks make up the American Adventure Building.

3 years of research went into American Adventure attraction.

130 feet by 50 feet makes up the stage at American Adventure.

28 feet by 155 feet is the size of the screen, which makes this the largest rear projection screen ever.

70 millimeter file is used for the American Adventure film.

65 foot by 35 foot scene changer weighing 175 tons moves the show sets into place horizontally at the American Adventure Show.

3 Benjamin Franklins are used in the American Adventure attrac-tion

3 Mark Twains are used in the American Adventure attraction.

12 statues on the sides of the auditorium represent the Sprits of America.

44 flags are on display in the American Adventure.

35 lifelike Audio-Animatronic figures are used in the American Adventure Pavilion. The Audio-Animatronics figures are used in a variety of historical
scenes such as Plymouth Rock, Valley Forge, the Civil War, and more. In fact, the Benjamin Franklin figure was one of the most sophisticated and detailed
ever cre-ated. His groundbreaking ability to "walk" up stairs, coupled with the subtle twists of his body, hand and mouth movements, raised the bar in this
technology.

2,048 guests can see the American Adventure show each hour.

1,024 guests can be seated for each show.

28 minutes and 40 seconds is the length of the American Adven-ture show.

108,000 square feet is the size of the American Adventure Build-ing.

3 dinning location can be found at the American Adventure.

1 shopping location can be found at the American Adventure.

Canada

1982 is when Canada debuted.

1 attraction are located in Canada.

1 dinning location is found in Canada.

2 shopping locations can found in Canada.

3 stories tall is the Hotel Du Canada, even though it looks 6 Stories tall.

600 guests can fit in the Canada theater (No seats).

14 minutes is the length of the O Canada show.

2002 is when the O Canada show was revised.

China

1982 is when China debuted.

1 attraction is located in China.

3 dinning locations are in China.

1 shopping location is located in China.

1999 is when the China Pavilion Exhibit Space debuted.

1982 is when Reflections of China debuted.

2003 is when Reflections of China was revised.

20 minutes is the length of Reflections of China show.

200 guests can view Reflections of China show (no seats).

1,000 servings of the General Tso dumplings are served every day in China.

500,000 General Tso dumplings are served each year in China.

2 films have been show at the China pavilion and they are "The Wonders of China" and "Reflections of China."

France

1982 is when France debuted.

1 attraction are located in France.

5 dinning locations are located in France.

5 shops are located in France.

103 feet above the France pavilion raise the replica of the Eiffel Tower.

200 degree film celebrates France at the France pavilion.

18 minutes is the length of the Impressions de France film will last.

325 guest is the maximum capacity of the France theater.

76 feet is the height of the Eiffel Tower at the France pavilion, but the real Eiffel Tower is 1,063 feet in height.

Germany

1982 is when Germany debuted.

0 attractions are located in Germany.

2 dinning locations are in Germany.

6 shopping locations are in Germany.

26.2 miles of bratwurst are served every 60 days at the Biergarten restaurant in the Germany pavilion. Thats about 176 miles every year!

2,000 slices of apple strudel are served every day in Germany.

50 loaves of apple strudel are made each day for Germany.

2 pounds are dough are used to make 1 loaf of apple strudel.

3 hours of music can he heard on the Germany play loop, before it repeats a single song

Italy

1982 is when Italy debuted.

0 attractions are in Italy.

2 dinning locations are in Italy.

3 shops are located in Italy.

83-foot bell tower in the World Showcase's Italy pavilion is an authentic replica of the original Campanile in St. Mark's Square in Italy.

2007 closed L'Originale Alfredo di Roma Ristorante which was open from 1982 to be replaced by Via Napoli.

Japan

1982 is when Japan debuted.

1 attraction is located in Japan.

4 dinning locations are located in Japan.

1 Shopping location is located in Japan.

2003 is when Bijutsukan Gallery debuted.

83-foot tall blue-roofed Gojunoto pagoda, the icon of the Ja-pan pavilion, is inspired by the seventh century Horyuji Shrine at Nara.

Morocco

1984 is when Morocco debuted.

2 attractions are in Morocco.

2 dinning locations are Morocco.

5 shops are in Morocco.

1982 is when Fez House debuted.

1982 is when Gallery of Arts and History debuted.

Norway

1988 is when Norway debuted.

1 attraction is located in Norway.

2 dinning locations are located in Norway.

1 shop is located in Norway.

1988 is when Maelstrom debuted.

16 people per Viking ship at Maelstrom.

192 guests can ride at 1 time.

1,920 guests can ride Maelstrom in Norway per hour.

15 minutes show length is Maelstrom.

964 is the track length of Maelstrom.

30,000 lights are used on the canopy archway for the Lights of Winter.

United Kingdom

1982 is when the United Kingdom debuted.

0 attractions are located in the United Kingdom.

2 dinning locations are located in the United Kingdom.

5 shops are located in the United Kingdom.

55 degrees is the temperature you will find the Guinness at the Rose & Crown Pub & Dining Room.

Mexico

1982 is when Mexico debuted.

1 attraction is located in Mexico.

2 dinning locations are in Mexico.

3 shops are located in Mexico.

1982 is when Gran Fiesta Tour debuted.

2007 is when Gran Fiesta Tour was revised.

250 guests can ride at 1 time.

8 people per boat in 3 rows can ride in the Gran Fiesta Tour.

8 minutes is the length of the Gran Fiesta Tour.

70 different Tequilas are severed at the bar La Cava del Tequila.

30 seats can be found at La Cava del Tequila.