5 Fun Facts about Prince Charming’s Regal Carrousel
Prince Charming’s Regal Carrousel is a beautiful and classic attraction located just behind Cinderella’s Castle in the Magic Kingdom. Magical and whimsical, this charming attraction takes guests on a jousting adventure and feels like a fairytale.
Walt Disney loved the timelessness of the carrousel and worked to bring them into the parks! Read on for five fun facts about the Prince Charming Regal Carousel.
5. A Royal History
Prince Charming Regal Carrousel was built in 1917 by the Philadelphia Toboggan Co. under the name, the Liberty Carrousel.
This is technically the oldest ride in Disney World and has been at the resort since 1971.
4. It had a Different Name
Until 2010, the charming attraction was called Cinderella’s Golden Carrousel. With the renovations of Fantasyland, Imagineers re-named the attraction and provided a new back story for the attraction.
3.Choose a One-of-a Kind Ride
There are 90 wooden, hand-carved, ornate horses featuring golden helmets, majestic shields and colorful flower garlands. Even more fun? Each horse is unique and no two horses are alike!
2. An Illuminating Attraction
The carrousel is gorgeous during the day, but its truly magical at night! Over 2,300 lights are woven throughout the attraction helping it shine and sparkle at night!
1. It has Real Gold Embellishments
Next time you are riding the Prince Charming’s Regal Carrousel take a closer look at the beautiful golden details! The embellishments are actual 23k gold and the horses also have added silver and bronze details.
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