1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.
  2. Welcome both old friends and new to the all new Walt Disney Secrets :-D Please take a moment to say hi

Our Trip Around Epcot - China

Discussion in 'Walt Disney World' started by Wendy, Jan 30, 2014.

  1. Wendy
    Offline

    Wendy A hui hou kakou makuakane Staff Member Administrator

    Joined:
    Jun 30, 2008
    Messages:
    23,473
    Likes Received:
    768
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    In Neverland
    IMG_1761.jpg

    China is the next country we visit, what do you like to do when visiting, where do you like having your photos taken, nice places to eat. Is there anything you like or dislike about China?
     
  2. Watchinherskip
    Offline

    Watchinherskip Better known as "That Guy"

    Joined:
    Sep 2, 2008
    Messages:
    3,547
    Likes Received:
    432
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Location:
    Virginia USA
    Oh well the skips will pay a short visit, but we usually just pass by without stopping. Not one of our favorites and would rather spend time at other pavilions
     
  3. Dawn
    Offline

    Dawn carpe diem-ing Forum Host

    Joined:
    Jun 29, 2008
    Messages:
    14,371
    Likes Received:
    174
    Trophy Points:
    63
    Location:
    In the red...
    The film makes me seasick.
     
    keith likes this.
  4. uscwest
    Offline

    uscwest Senior Cast Member

    Joined:
    Jul 26, 2008
    Messages:
    7,904
    Likes Received:
    260
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Woodbridge, VA
    Not on our list of favorites either. We did love watching the acrobats however. We may have eaten at Nine Dragons but I don't remember. I only recall seeing the film once and wasn't impressed I guess because I don't think I've been back.
     
  5. Johnie
    Offline

    Johnie Budget Queen Forum Host

    Joined:
    Jul 8, 2008
    Messages:
    16,407
    Likes Received:
    308
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Location:
    Virginia
    I love going into the big shop and looking around. I usually end up buying something. I HAVE to rub the giant Buddha's belly. We will oftentimes get a snack of egg rolls.
     
    Beccaberry likes this.
  6. BUTTERHEAD1
    Offline

    BUTTERHEAD1 Addicted to Mickey

    Joined:
    Jul 26, 2008
    Messages:
    865
    Likes Received:
    156
    Trophy Points:
    43
    Location:
    NYC
    Ok so this photo was taken after having a few drinks and I am not sure if this was in China or Japan but the robe sure looks better on the mannequin than it does on me .....
     

    Attached Files:

    Watchinherskip, Mags and Beccaberry like this.
  7. Johnie
    Offline

    Johnie Budget Queen Forum Host

    Joined:
    Jul 8, 2008
    Messages:
    16,407
    Likes Received:
    308
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Location:
    Virginia
    Lol that's great!
     
  8. keith
    Offline

    keith Camera nut Staff Member Administrator Forum Host

    Joined:
    Jun 14, 2008
    Messages:
    20,015
    Likes Received:
    539
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    United Kingdom
    film makes me sick too but we do always have at least one meal at the nine dragons. It's not SUPERB but it's "ok"

    Not much else in the pavilion but we always buy a chinese calendar in december ready for new year
     
    Wendy likes this.
  9. Wendy
    Offline

    Wendy A hui hou kakou makuakane Staff Member Administrator

    Joined:
    Jun 30, 2008
    Messages:
    23,473
    Likes Received:
    768
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    In Neverland
    I've never seen the film and I don't think I will after reading it makes you feel sick :lol:
     
  10. keith
    Offline

    keith Camera nut Staff Member Administrator Forum Host

    Joined:
    Jun 14, 2008
    Messages:
    20,015
    Likes Received:
    539
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    United Kingdom
    It's one of those all round ones with a load of movement and flying over mountains and things so makes me seasick eurgh
     
  11. Wendy
    Offline

    Wendy A hui hou kakou makuakane Staff Member Administrator

    Joined:
    Jun 30, 2008
    Messages:
    23,473
    Likes Received:
    768
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    In Neverland
    Chris gets like that on Soarin, he only goes on it for me.
     
  12. Britchick
    Offline

    Britchick Cast Member

    Joined:
    Jun 29, 2008
    Messages:
    15,396
    Likes Received:
    517
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Gender:
    Female
    you big wusses! :lol: I don't like rides and don't get sick- go figure! I love the mango iced tea, you can get it with a snack credit. Have never tried the Chinese as i feel i can get that at home and it hasn't had very good reviews.
     
  13. MystikPiglit
    Offline

    MystikPiglit Peace, Love and Mickey Mouse

    Joined:
    Jul 8, 2008
    Messages:
    6,294
    Likes Received:
    307
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Gender:
    Female
    Location:
    Norfolk.
    I love the China pavilion! It's probably my favourite. The outside is beautiful, both to walk around and to sit and relax in.

    6 Epcot 20.jpg.JPG


    This is the bamboo garden. It may only be there during the F&GF.

    IMG_0524.JPG



    The Terracotta Army is amazing and always fascinates me.
    6 Epcot 13.jpg.JPG

    The shop is an Aladdin's cave of treasures. I always spend a lot of money there! I have bought handbags, crockery, books, pictures, candles, fans, parasols, buddhas and many dragons. Wonderful! :applaudit:
    The restaurant food is plentiful and of a good quality. The service is usually excellent.
    We really enjoy the film, I find that if I stand centrally and just gaze ahead it doesn't make me queasy. :)

    This is the amazing ceiling inside the cinema building.
    6 Epcot 9.jpg.JPG
     
    Beccaberry, Wendy and Johnie like this.
  14. Beccaberry
    Offline

    Beccaberry She's beccalicious! Forum Host

    Joined:
    Jul 2, 2008
    Messages:
    13,567
    Likes Received:
    867
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Gender:
    Female
    Location:
    Milford, Connecticut, United States
    Diane, thanks so much for sharing your photos! I've never seen the bamboo garden, but I will definitely look for it next time. I saw the Terracotta Army for the first time on our last trip, and I was amazed. Utterly stunning.
     
  15. Wendy
    Offline

    Wendy A hui hou kakou makuakane Staff Member Administrator

    Joined:
    Jun 30, 2008
    Messages:
    23,473
    Likes Received:
    768
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    In Neverland
    I have actually never seen the Terracotta Army, your pictures are amazing Diane :)
     
  16. Johnie
    Offline

    Johnie Budget Queen Forum Host

    Joined:
    Jul 8, 2008
    Messages:
    16,407
    Likes Received:
    308
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Location:
    Virginia
    I love the terracotta warriors!
     
  17. MystikPiglit
    Offline

    MystikPiglit Peace, Love and Mickey Mouse

    Joined:
    Jul 8, 2008
    Messages:
    6,294
    Likes Received:
    307
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Gender:
    Female
    Location:
    Norfolk.
    There are other interesting exhibits in there too. :)
     
    Beccaberry likes this.
  18. robertcraig
    Offline

    robertcraig Serious Forum Regular

    Joined:
    May 28, 2010
    Messages:
    2,945
    Likes Received:
    232
    Trophy Points:
    63
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Airdrie, North Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
    I just realised I never visited China at
    Epcot need to visit this year
     
  19. Beccaberry
    Offline

    Beccaberry She's beccalicious! Forum Host

    Joined:
    Jul 2, 2008
    Messages:
    13,567
    Likes Received:
    867
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Gender:
    Female
    Location:
    Milford, Connecticut, United States
    1545160_568709676538660_427927841_n.jpg

    I've just realized that today is the Chinese New Year! Great timing, Wen!
     
    Watchinherskip likes this.
  20. Beccaberry
    Offline

    Beccaberry She's beccalicious! Forum Host

    Joined:
    Jul 2, 2008
    Messages:
    13,567
    Likes Received:
    867
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Gender:
    Female
    Location:
    Milford, Connecticut, United States
    I seriously think we need more photos like this!
     
    BUTTERHEAD1 likes this.

Share This Page