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Prince Charming Regal Carrousel reviews

Theme Park Insider readers offer their ratings and reviews for Prince Charming Regal Carrousel, a carousel in Fantasyland at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom.

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Posted: December 16, 2013

On June 1, 2010, Disney changed the name of Cinderella's Golden Carrousel to Prince Charming Regal Carrousel, and added a backstory to the ride: Now, it's supposedly a training device that the Prince developed after marrying Cinderella, so that the villagers could use it to test their horsemanship skills. No that it matters, though. It's a beautifully restored carousel, built by the Philadelphia Toboggan company in 1917 – one of about 30 of that company's original carousels left working in the United States. Each of the 90 horses is unique, hand-painted, and laid with gold leaf, silver and bronze. Stationary seating for persons with disabilities also is available.

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24 votes, so far

Relaxing, riding on horses near a castle is awesome! - Brendan Harrison

There is a certain appeal to have all white horses but it also seems to be a crowd control technique - choose any horse because they look alike designed to speed up load/unload. I miss the variety of animals, poses, or at least paint that other carousels have. - Emily Brux

this is a classic. not like the other rides! - Emma King

Only a couple carousels trump this classic, but this one easily takes the cake as far as how it looks at night. - Tom Rigg

The carousel is in pristine condition but the lack of a organ and speed unlike Knoebels carousels and Canobie lake's carousel. - Mike Mills

Gorgeous detail work and a nice flat ride for kids. Also great photos ops for parents as well. - Brandie S

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