Holidays and festivals “back
home” are commemorated. Indeed, it is a rare opportunity for guests to
be one among the locals. World Showcase has an authentic Mexican
marketplace called Plaza De Los Amigos complete with lively Mariachi
bands and features paper flowers, sombreros, peasant blouses, baskets,
music and pottery. There is a 10th century Viking Village of Norway.
An impressive exhibit of ancient
art and artifacts, silk robes and oriental trinkets awaits the guests
at China’s “House of Whispering Willows”. Heavy discount on World
Showcase tickets. Germany is a close neighbor with the recreation of
the towns of Rhine and Bavaria complete with German folk tunes in the
air and shops selling limited-edition steins, glassware and crystal
decanters and stuffed keepsakes from Steiff.