Mexico (Epcot)

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Mexico pavilion
Epcot Mexico logo.svg
Mexico pavilion at Epcot.jpg
The main building of the Mexico pavilion
Epcot
Area World Showcase
Coordinates 28°22′17″N 81°32′51″W / 28.371436°N 81.547448°W / 28.371436; -81.547448
Status Operating
Opening date October 1, 1982
General statistics
Attraction type Themed pavilion
Theme Mexican Village

The Mexico pavilion is part of the World Showcase within Epcot at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, USA. Its location is next to Norway.

Layout[edit]

The Mexico pavilion resembles a Mesoamerican pyramid. The nightly fireworks show "IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth" is controlled from a small office atop the building.

Visitors enter through a display of Mexican artwork, the "Animales Fantásticos" art collection. The main room is the home to a twilight-lit Mexican marketplace, Plaza de los Amigos. At the edge of the plaza, a restaurant, San Ángel Inn, overlooks an indoor lagoon. To the side of the plaza, a boarding area leads to a boat ride, Gran Fiesta Tour Starring The Three Caballeros.

Attractions and services[edit]

Epcot mexico.JPG

Attractions[edit]

Dining[edit]

  • San Angel Inn is the sibling to Mexico City's restaurant of the same name, which dates back to 1692.
  • La Hacienda de San Ángel - a lakeside table-service restaurant, opened in September 2010.
  • Cantina de San Ángel - a lakeside counter-service location.
  • La Cava del Tequila - a tequila bar with a vast collection of tequilas, specialty margaritas and light Mexican appetizers, hosted by tequila "connoisseurs" that interact with park guests.

Live entertainment[edit]

  • Mariachi Cobre

Shopping[edit]

  • Plaza de Los Amigos, a Mexican marketplace that sells products such as sombreros, ceramics, musical instruments such as maracas, bajas and The Three Caballeros' merchandise.

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