• On Nov 21, 2017
    Maryann from NY Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    Hi.... is there still a Cinderella fountain in magic kingdom. Thanks Maryann

    Greetings and welcome back to the Disney Parks Moms Panel, Maryann, we thank you for this enchanting question!

    “La Fontaine de Cendrillon” – our fountain of Cinderella and her beloved feathered friends is located beside the entrance to Castle Couture in Fantasyland, just behind Cinderella Castle.

    The statue of Cinderella was sculpted by Disney Legend Blaine Gibson in 1965, before the official opening of Magic Kingdom Park in 1971. As always, the details have significance, as described in a delightful account by our Disney Parks Blog contributor, who describes the wall mural behind Cinderella shown to display a beautiful crown, lining up perfectly with Cinderella’s head. As Mark Matheis, a Content Specialist for the Disney Institute says, “When you view the Cinderella Fountain from an average adult’s eye level, the crown is above Cinderella’s head. However, from a child’s view, the crown is resting on Cinderella’s head. Sometimes it takes the innocence of childhood to see the truth in situations.”

    Maryann, if such details are of interest to you, may I offer Disney’s Keys to the Kingdom Tour – an informative, historical, backstage walking tour of the iconic Magic Kingdom Park.

    We thank you for consulting us and wish you a most magical Disney Vacation at The Place Where Dreams Come True!

    Jacqueline
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Meet the Panelist: Jacqueline, Ontario

Hello, from Ontario, Canada! I am a former band and visual arts teacher who is retired and home full-time always planning my next Disney Destination vacation. I would be honored to help you plan your Walt Disney World Resort vacation, with a few personal first-hand tips for sailing with Disney, walking in Walt's footsteps at Disneyland Resort and travelling with a special needs family member. Learn More About Jacqueline

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