Skip Navigation Links YouTube

American Adventure
American Adventure P
American Adventure S
American Gardens
Art of Disney
Bistro de Paris
Body Wars
Boulangerie Patisser
British Invasion
Camera Center
Canada Shops
Cantina de San Angel
Chefs de France
Christmas at Epcot
Circle of Life
Club Cool - Free Ref
Coral Reef
Cranium Command
Dancing Fountain
Disney's Kim Possibl
Dragon Legend Acroba
El Rio Del Tiempo
Electric Umbrella
Ellens Energy Advent
Epcot Dining
Epcot Monorail
Epcot Shopping
Epcot World Music Co
Flower and Garden Fe
Food and Wine Festiv
Food Rocks
Fountain View Espres
Fuel for Thought
Future World
Garden Grill Restaur
Gateway Gifts
Germany Shops
Gift Stop
Gifts from the World
Gifts of Cuisine
Holidays Around the
Honey I Shrunk the A
Ice Station Cool
Imagination Pavilion
Imagination Shop
International Gatewa
International Gatewa
Italy Shops
Journey into Imagina
Kim Possible World S
Kringla Bakeri og Ka
Land Pavilion
Land Shops
Le Cellier Steakhous
Leave a Legacy
Liberty Inn
Living Seas
Living Seas Shop
Living with the Land
Loriginale Alfredo d
Lotus Blossom Café
Making of Me
Matsu No Ma Lounge
Mexico Shops
Millennium Village
Mission Space
Mitsukoshi Departmen
Morocco Shops
Mouse Gear
Nine Dragons
Norway Shops
Off Kilter
Pasta Piazza Ristora
Pin Station
Postmark Disney
Pure and Simple
Refreshment Cool Pos
Refreshment Port
Restaurant Akershus
Restaurant Marrakesh
Rose & Crown Pub and
San Angel Inn
Soarin Over Californ
Soarin Over Californ
Spaceship Earth
Spaceship Earth Pavi
Sunshine Season Food
Tangierine Café
Tapestry of Dreams
Teddy Bear & Doll We
Tempura Kiku
Teppanyaki Dining
Test Track
Test Track Gifts
Test Track Pavilion
The Living Seas with
Turtle Talk with Cru
United Kingdom
United Kingdom Shops
Universe of Energy
Village Marketplace
Village Traders
Wonders of Life Pavi
Wonders of Life Shop
World Showcase
Yakitori House
Yong Feng Shangdian
Yorkshire County

Epcot   Overview
Click the ICONS below to see more content.

Overview All Photos Videos Sounds Facts Construction
2,711 84 45 84 284

EPCOT, which is an acronym for Experimental Prototype Community Of Tomorrow, was the second park built at the Walt Disney World Resort. It opened on October 1, 1982 by the name of EPCOT Center. The parks name was shortened to EPCOT '94 in 1994 and EPCOT '95 in 1995. As of 1996 the park has been known as simply EPCOT.

EPCOT was the brain child of Walt Disney himself. His original vision of the park was a model community, which could be home to twenty thousand residents, that could be a test for city planning and organization. The community would be built in a circular shape with businesses and commercial areas at its center, community buildings, schools and recreational complexes around it, and residential neighborhoods along the perimeter. Transportation would be provided by monorails and peoplemovers. All automobile traffic would be kept underground so that the pedestrians would be safe from vehicles above-ground.

In Walt Disney's words: "EPCOT will take its cue from the new ideas and new technologies that are now emerging from the creative centers of American industry. It will be a community of tomorrow that will never by completed, but will always be introducing and testing and demonstrating new materials and systems. And EPCOT will always be a showcase to the world for the ingenuity and imagination of American free enterprise."

After Walt Disney's death The Walt Disney Company decided that it didn't want to be in the business of running a town (this was prior to the community of Celebration, Florida which is based on concepts of new urbanism which is radically different from the original EPCOT vision).

EPCOT is divided into two different sections: Future World and World Showcase:
Future World is at the entrance to Epcot. No one can miss the spectacular sight of Spaceship Earth, which for the year 2000 was decorated with the giant hand of Sorcerer Mickey holding a 116-foot magic wand and a huge 2000 but now spells out EPCOT. There is a lot to do in Future World from learning about the sea to learning about your imagination.

The other section is World Showcase where you can see cultural diversity and achievements from 12 different countries: Canada, United Kingdom, France, Morocco, Japan, The American Adventure, Italy, Germany, Outpost, China, Norway, and Mexico.

Park Dedication (E. Cardon Walker - October 1, 1982)
To all who come to this place of Joy, Hope and Friendship-Welcome.

EPCOT is inspired by Walt Disney's creative vision. Here, human achievements are celebrated through imagination, wonders of enterprise and concepts of a future that promises new and exciting benefits for all.

May EPCOT Center entertain, inform and inspire and above all, may it instill a new sense of belief and pride in man's ability to shape a world that offers hope to people everywhere in the world.

how do i know if my wife has cheated i dream my husband cheated on me married men having affairs
i want an affair why do women cheat with married men why women cheat on their husband
looking to cheat read my wife cheated on me now what
android apps free blog.fetish-kinks.com spy software free
what makes married men cheat go married cheat
all women cheat married men cheat women who cheat on their husband
women cheat read why men cheat on beautiful women
wife cheat story online affair wifes who cheat

[ Home ]  [ Contact Us ]  [ Web Development ]  [ Terms of Use ]

©1999-2015 OrlandoRocks.com, All Rights Reserved.