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Published on Wednesday, 03 October 2012 21:05
As all our readers know, Epcot (or, even better, EPCOT Center) recently celebrated its 30th year of operation. Fans from all over the world gathered together to remember "the good, ol' days" of the park, with a focus on some of the most amazing rides ever created by Walt Disney Imagineers and on projects that never saw the light of day for a reason or another.
Lines for the rides and shows were light, while the wait time to enter into Mouse Gears (to be able to see and purchase some special event merchandise) went up to about 90 minutes (that's the time we waited in line. Oh, and did we mention that we were NOT even able to enter?). Hard to believe? Well, let's take a photo-tour of the park to see if we are joking or not:
(NOTE: We apologize in advance for the quality of some of our pictures, as they may appear blurry due to the fact that they had to be taken in a hurry or from far away).
Here we are, standing in front of one of the greatest buildings ever created by Disney:
The special edition park maps included a great timeline of EPCOT Center's history. Here's a look at it (PHOTO: ©Disney. All rights reserved.
But, here's the start of the line to enter Mouse Gears:
...and it continued...
...and continued (notice the unofficial Dreamfinder with Figment!)...
Here's a map showing you the size of this line:
At the end of the day we were at least able to take a peek inside the store: