Italy Fact Sheet – Epcot World Showcase

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Restaurant: Patina Restaurant Group to open a new restaurant in fall 2008. Tutto Italia is the temporary eatery, showcasing authentic Italian fare.



Shops: Il Bel Cristallo offers fine leather purses and wallets, silk scarfs and ties, Gucci, Armani, Dolce e Gabbana Perfumes, Giuseppe Armani ceramic figurines, Venetian glass jewelry, and gold and silver jewelry.


La Bottega offers Florentine desktop products, Venetian masks and crystals, and a selection of wines, books and chocolates.



Architecture: A reproduction of Doge’s Palace in Venice. A smaller version of Campanile includes an angel sculpted using a model of the original and covered in gold leaf. The sea god Neptune is featured at the pavilion’s fountain.



Horticulture: Pavilion includes kumquat trees, olive trees and grape vines. The pavilion also includes several container gardens.



Entertainment: Masked Carnivale characters interact with guests, and a juggler also provides festive entertainment.



Cast Members: Pavilion staffed by cast members from throughout Italy.



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