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The Morocco Pavilion is part of the World Showcase in Epcot at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. It opened on September 7, 1984, as the first expansion to be added at the World Showcase.

On December 10, 2020, since Tangierine Cafe is now temporarily closed due to lack of Demand, and Walt Disney World reopened after being temporarily closed in late-March, EPCOT had announced that all restaurants and shopping are temporarily closed for a short period ahead, due to COVID-19 pandemic.

Layout

The Morocco Pavilion, designed to look like a Moroccan city with a realistic Minaret, features the only pavilion in which the country's government aided in the design. Guests to the pavilion gain insight on lifestyle and culture of the Moroccan people through the Gallery of Arts and History. The Fes House shows guests the typical Moroccan house. Inside the pavilion, North African plants including citrus trees, date palms, and olive trees. The pavilion plays hosts to entertainment, including a belly dancing show in the evening. Restaurant Marrakesh, along with the Tangierine Cafe, and serves Moroccan fare, including roast lamb in tajine, couscous, and harira soup. Spice Road Table, meanwhile, serves small Mediterranean dishes such as harissa chicken roll. Six shops adorn the pavilion, selling patrons everything from rugs to leather goods, and traditional Moroccan clothing.

Some of the major defining structures of the pavilion include Chellah, a replication of the necropolis in Rabat, and the Koutoubia, a replica of the minaret of the same Marrakech. A replica of Bab Boujeloud, the gateway to the Fez medina leads you to a Bazaar area.

King Hassan II actually sent Moroccan artisans to design and create many mosaics. Due to Islamic religious beliefs on the content of art, the mosaics contain no representations of people. The government also sponsors the pavilion, while a corporation holds sponsoring rights on every other pavilion.

Aladdin, Jasmine, and the Genie from the Disney film Aladdin can be met in this pavilion.

Attractions

Current

  • Gallery of Arts and History
    • Race Against the Sun: Ancient Technique to Modern Competition
  • Kidcot Fun Stops - Morocco

Former

  • Fes House

Entertainment

Former

  • MoRockin

Restaurants

Current

  • Spice Road Table

Former

  • Tangierine Cafe
  • Restaurant Marrakesh

Shopping

Current

  • Tangier Trades
  • Brass Bazaar
  • Casablanca Carpets
  • Souk-Al-Magreb

Former

  • Outdoor Bazaar
  • Marketplace in the Medina

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World Celebration (Opening in 2021)
Spaceship EarthImagination! (Journey into Imagination with FigmentImageWorks: The What-If Labs) • The EPCOT Experience Center
World Nature (Opening in 2021)
The Land (Awesome Planet Soarin' Around the WorldLiving with the Land) • The Seas with Nemo & Friends (Turtle Talk with Crush (Reopening on August 21, 2021) • Journey of Water, Inspired by Moana (Opening in 2021)

Seasonal: Living with the Land: Merry and Bright Nights

World Discovery (Opening in 2021)
Mission: SPACETest TrackGuardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind (Opening in 2022) • PLAY! (Animation Academy (Opening in Summer 2021))
World Showcase
Mexico Pavilion (Gran Fiesta Tour Starring the Three Caballeros) • Norway Pavilion (Frozen Ever After) • China Pavilion (Reflections of ChinaWondrous China (Opening in 2021)) • Germany PavilionItaly PavilionThe American AdventureJapan PavilionMorocco PavilionFrance Pavilion (Impressions de FranceBeauty and the Beast Sing-AlongRemy's Ratatouille Adventure (Opening on October 1, 2021)) • International GatewayUnited Kingdom Pavilion (Mary Poppins (Coming Soon)) • Canada PavilionDuckTales World Showcase Adventure (Opening on Summer 2021)
Resorts
Disney's Yacht Club ResortDisney's Beach Club ResortDisney's BoardWalk ResortDisney's BoardWalk VillasDisney's Caribbean Beach ResortDisney's Riviera Resort
Current Entertainment
HarmonioUS (Opening on October 1, 2021) • Epcot Forever
Former Attractions and Entertainment
Future World
Universe of EnergyImagination! (Journey Into ImaginationUpstairs Image WorksMagic JourneysHoney, I Shrunk the AudienceCaptain EOJourney Into Your Imagination) • Ellen's Energy AdventureHorizonsWorld of MotionWonders of Life (Body WarsCranium CommandGoofy About HealthThe Making of Me) • CommuniCoreThe Land (SymbiosisKitchen KabaretFood RocksCircle of Life: An Environmental Fable) • SplashtacularThe Living SeasInnoventions

World Showcase
China Pavilion (Wonders of China) • Norway Pavilion (Maelstrom) • Mexico Pavilion (El Rio del Tiempo) • Canada Pavilion (Canada: Far and WideO Canada!) • IllumiNationsIllumiNations 25IllumiNations: Reflections of EarthAgent P's World Showcase AdventureKim Possible World Showcase Adventure
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