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Splendid China

Splendid China is located in the Overseas Chinese Town, a special tourist region within Shenzhen Special Economic Zone  beside Shenzhen Bay. Covering an area of 450 mu. (11 acres), it is the largest and most complete theme park of replicas of the natural, historical and cultural places of interest in China anywhere in the world. Come to the park and you can view the most spectacular sights of China all in a day.

The area encompasses over 80 tourist hotspots of China, which are built in the proportion of 1:15 generally and placed according to their relative locations on the China map . The sights here include the world famous Great Wall, Terra Cotta Warriors, Forbidden City, Leshan Giant Buddha, Dunhuang Mogao Caves, Potala Palace, Yunnan Stone Forest, Mt. Huangshan, Huangguoshu Waterfalls, Three Gorges of the Yangtze River, Li River, West Lake and others. Other famous temples, bridges, gardens, pagodas and local resident houses of China can all be seen here.

The park also allows visitors an opportunity to closely approach the vibrancy of Chinese culture. Colorful activities are held in the park, such as the imperial marriage ceremony in the Forbidden City, religious ceremony in a Confucius Temple, emperors worshipping Heaven, Chinese Kongfu performances, folk singing, dancing, marriage and other distinctive activities.

The petty pottery handicrafts of human figures and animals dotting the park are also worth appreciating. There are all together over 56,000 lifelike figures with different costumes or expressions sprinkled in scenic spots of the park. On the traditional Suzhou Street, you can not only become immersed in the architectural styles of the famous Suzhou Gardens, but also watch a thrilling Cinerama of the sights in Splendid China. The street is also noisy with folk performances of singing and dancing as well as arts and crafts technique exhibitions. Various uniquely Chinese souvenirs can be bought here and to please your taste buds, you shouldn't miss the many kinds of local Chinese snacks sold here.

The nearby China Folk Culture Village , which is a miniature of the most interesting aspects of Chinese ethnic groups, is a good place to explore the diversity and contributions of the many minority cultures who call China home. Splendid China and the China Folk Culture Village have been placed in a scenic area, making it an easy and pleasurable way to learn all about the array of Chinese cultures, history, traditions, and landscapes.


 Transportation
Splendid China and The China Folk Culture Village are very easy to reach. There are dozens of regular buses and tourist buses which stop here. The subway in Shenzhen also provides easy access.

Admission Fee
CNY 130 (including China Folk Culture Village and the Splendid China)
Opening Time
10:00 - 18:00 (week days)
09:30 - 18:00 (weekends)
09:00 - 18:00 (Chinese National Day and May Day Holidays)
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