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Where at Disney Parks Can You Find… Oct. 26, 2010

Thomas Smith

by , Editorial Content Director, Disney Parks

The Kaki Gori Cart at the Japan Pavilion at Epcot

Oh boy, this week’s image in need of ID has been a welcomed sight during more than a few visits. Look familiar? You can spot it somewhere at the Walt Disney World Resort – but where? Please put your answers in the comments and we’ll update the post with the answer later today.

The Kaki Gori Cart at the Japan Pavilion at Epcot

You got it – it’s the Kaki Gori cart at the Japan Pavilion at Epcot. We did some digging and found that Kaki Gori has a long history in Japan – first recorded in a book written more than 1,000 years ago. Then, it was known as “Kezurihi” and was a summer treat for the Royal Court during the Heian Period (794-1185 AD).

Modern Kaki Gori first appeared in Yokohama around 1869 as ice flavored with sweet syrups. It can also be flavored with fruits and sweet bean paste. At Epcot, we serve Kaki Gori flavored with strawberry, melon or tangerine – or all three. Let us know your favorite.


  • I think in the gift shop in Japan at Epcot? I think. lol

  • inside its a small world

  • Kaki Gori Stand in Japan.

    • You got it, Teresa. Great job.

  • I say Small World

  • I agree with Mady. It’s the gift shop at the Japan Pavilion

    • Almost, Nathan. Nice guess.

  • Small World here as well. It’s one of the 2 lol.

  • Gift shop at the Japan Pavilion on the body of a ceramic bear(?), I think.

  • The Japan pavilion at EPCOT

    • Well done.

  • I think its in Club Station Cool?

  • japan pavilion at epcot

  • Disney’s Polynesian Resort

  • Most definitely, Japan gift shop located in EPCOT center.

  • It´s a lanterns in Japan Pavillion – EPCOT

  • On the left of the tower in Japan at Epcot with the drums… was there 1 month ago! Shaved Ice!

  • Kaki Gori is not crushed ice as in a snow cone, but shaved ice or Shave Ice if you are in Hawai’i.

  • I blieve you can also get a Kirin Ichiban here if you’re doing a World Showcase beer tour.

  • I am a great fan of Kaki Gori! It’s very close to a traditional New Orleans Sno-Ball. I like tangerine, my 7 yr old is a 3 flavor fan!

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