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Epcot Hats Around the World, China Tips.

If you are off visiting Disneys Epcot you have to visit china! This is everything you need to know about China at Epcot Hats Around the World, China Tips. It really is beautiful Country very serene and with such attention to detail. Taking a walk across the lily pond via the carved foot bridge it is so relaxing with bamboo, waterfalls, and a pond the perfect getaway from the crowds. The China Pavilion has a huge ornate triple arched ceremonial gate patterned and is a replica of the Temple of Heaven in Beijing.

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The Country of china was so much fun, In fact it had the best hats! It was totally crazy trying to get us all ready for the picture. Once we had all entered a shop everyone went in all different directions in awe of all the goodies. We needed to get on track if we were to manage every country in the sweltering heat so here is everything you do not want to miss in China.

Everything you need to know about Epcots China world show case

Epcot World Showcase a Hat for every Country
Try on a hat in Epcots China pavillion

Tip, Say Ni Hao to the cast members remember you are in China

Epcot Hats Around the World, China Tips. Temple of Heaven in Beijing.

Epcot China shops

China has one of the biggest shops, The Yong Feng Shangdian shop house of good fortune. It is full of authentic chinese merchandise from Cloisonné Ware, jade and teapots.

Tip, if you buy a Chinese fan they will write your name on it in Chinese for free.

Epcot Hats Around the World, China Tips. Parosols at the  Temple of Heaven in Beijing.

Epcot China restaurants

There are three place to get drinks and snacks at the China pavilion at Epcot;

Nine Dragons Restaurant in Epcot’s China Pavilion

You can visit the Nine dragons restaurant for traditional dim sum and Chinese food.

Lotus Blossom Cafe

Alternatively you could visit the Lotus Blosson cafe for a quick take away service of rice, noodle and dishes such as Sichun Spicy Chicken.

The Joy of Tea cabin

Steep your senses in the aromatic essence of tea, one of the world’s most popular drinks! Leaf through a selection of flavors to pick your preference from delicate and refined or bold and strong perfect for tea lovers. Choose from teas, cocktail and beers.

Epcot Hats Around the World, China Tips.
The stunning ceiling of the replica of the Temple of Heaven in Beijing.

Attractions at the China world showcase at Epcot

There are two attractions at the China temple in Epcot;

Reflections of China a Circle-Vision 360 film

The Reflections of china is 360° cinematography experience where you feel you really are in China, experience the sights and sounds behind the Great Wall, the bustle of the markets and the beautiful mountain ranges,

House of the whispering willows

Visit the House of the Whispering willows for a sneak peak in to Shanghai Disney Resort at a gallery featuring exclusive artwork from the newest Disney destination. Disney theme park Shanghai. Learn about the new projects from cutting-edge attractions & entertainment with 6 lands at Shanghai Disneyland.

The Tomb Warriors ( no longer on display )

Epcot China temple did have a version of the Tomb Warriors a replica of the Terracotta Army. Modelled from the original ones from 210 BC that were discovered in 1974 by farmers. You can see real pictures of the original army this exhibit. Sadly these are no longer on display

Epcot Hats Around the World, China Tips.

Best things you do not want to miss in Epcot China Pavillion

  • Character tip, Meet Mulan or Mushu in the China formal gardens.
  • Tip, don’t forget to get the kids to colour and get Duffy the Disney Bear stamped in China at the Kidcot stop.
  • Catch the Jewelled Dragon acrobats at the front of the showcase performing everyday roughly on the hour
  • Look out for the hidden street art of In the China Pavilion of Little Brother from Mulan!

Tips for making the best of Epcot

  • The best way to get into Epcot early is to book a breakfast before the park even opens
  • Get there early for “Rope Drop” which is the or park opening
  • Use the second lesser known entrance at through the World Showcase called the International Gateway.
  • The world showcase entrance is acessed via the Boardwalk. So guests staying at the Swan and Dolphin hotels, the Yacht Club and the Beach Club can walk to the park from here. You can get to this entrance if you are stayaing at one of these hotels or you eat breakfast there before your day. You can also get the bus to a hotel or take the Skyliner direct to the entrance.
  • Visit the world showcase during the day as well as the night time as many things change from day to night.
  • Make a reservation at a restaurant so you can see the evening fireworks at a restaurant with a view of World Showcase Lagoon. Restaurants with great views include the Rose and Crown pub, Les Chefs de France, La Hacienda de San Angel or Tokyo Dining. 
  • Don’t forget to check the Disney app for  wait times and book your restaurants.

Thank you for visiting Epcot Hats Around the World, China Tips. I hope you come back for our next visit to Epcot

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  1. Gorgeous pics, you know how much I love Epcot it is my favourite park. I love how every country is the perfect version and so beautiful, but I am also loving finding places in the word that are the real version of the Disney vision such a Esslingen this week, it was like something out of a Disney movie and just beautiful x

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