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Busch Gardens Tampa brings amazing level of detail to new Pantopia area

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The Timbuktu area at Busch Gardens Tampa is undergoing a major change. You've probably noticed at already if you've been to the park lately. If not, you're in for a major surprise. It's becoming Pantopia, home to the new Falcon's Fury ride and an exquisite level of detail sure to charm regulars and new visitors alike.

Click the video accompanying this article to learn more about Pantopia and the back story behind this vibrant new land, where keys to adventure are everywhere. Brian Morrow, corporate director of theming, talks about the storyline and props inside the Painted Camel Bazaar, one of the new merchandise spots. Even the store has its own back story, and Pantopia itself will act as a place where visitors get to see amazing forms of transportation and hear stories of travel all around the world.

If you'd like to see more of the new area, including a behind the scenes look at the theater renovation, jump to this article and watch the video. For a peek behind the Falcon's Fury construction walls and more information on this behemoth, go to this article for a video.

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