gateway to the China pavilion is The Gate of the Golden Sun and is based on
the beautifully styled main gate at the summer palace of Beijing. The most
visually prominent feature of the pavilion is the half-size Temple of
Heaven, which symbolizes the Chinese universe.
Inside Epcot's Temple of Heaven is a Circle-Vision 360 theater that features
the film, "Reflections of China," which gives guests a guided glimpse into
Chinese history and culture.
This pavilion is home to the House of the Whispering Willows, an
awe inspiring exhibition featuring replicas of the clay cavalry created to
protect China's first Emperor in the afterlife. Rally the troops to see
these one-third-scale reproductions of the famed Terracotta Army of Qin Shi
“Tomb Warriors: Guardian Spirits of Ancient China” lines up row after row of
stalwart soldiers, replicas of those buried with the Qin Dynasty emperor in
209–210 BC to protect him from the evil spirits of the underworld. Marvel at
the astounding detail and realism of these 197 men—almost every face has
unique features and its own distinct expression.
you wander the exhibit, study genuine historical artifacts, including
2,000-year-old tomb sculptures from the Han Dynasty period, plus replicas of
the emperor’s horses and chariots.
Food options in this pavilion include
Nine Dragons and Lotus
Blossom Cafe. Nine Dragons is a table service restaurant serving up a
variety of Cantonese, Mongolian, Szechuan, Hunan, and Kiangche
specialties. Lotus Blossom Cafe is an outdoor counter service location where
you can find food such as rice bowls, sweet and sour pork, and eggrolls. Click
for menus below!
Joy of Tea -Snacks
Lotus Blossom Cafe -Counter
Nine Dragons (Dinner)