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  • On Jan 29, 2008
    Guilherme from São Paulo Asked

    Hola Bret! My name is Guilherme and I'm from Brazil, my English is not good. In Feb. will be my second time at Disney, my first time was in 1998. I would like to know: - I'm a big Star Wars' fan, how many attractions Star Wars have in Disney? Thanks

    Olá Guilherme,

    The only current Star Wars attraction at WDW is Star Tours at Disney Hollywood Studios, which provides a simulated flight through space with a somewhat inexperienced pilot. This is one of my children's favorite rides.

    Although it isn't a ride, near the entrance to Star tours they recently added a regularly scheduled show of the Star Wars Jedi Training Academy where young Padawans can be selected to learn expert lightsaber techniques.  It is mostly for younger visitors (ages 4-12).  Check the Times Guide in the parks for the specific schedule on the day of your visit.

    The only other Star Wars related exerience that I can think of at WDW would be the "Build-a-Lightsaber" stand in the Once Upon a Toy store in Downtown Disney.  At the store you can select from many diferent building blocks to create your own customized lightsaber.  I haven't done this yet, but I know my seven-year-old can't wait to make his lightsaber on our next visit.

    Perhaps on your next visit you can time it so that you can experience a Star Wars Weekends event (typically in late May or June - but dates may vary).  This is a perfect experience for Star Wars fans of all ages!
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