||Situated at Overseas Chinese
Town in Shenzhen Special Economic Zone, Splendid China spreads
over 450 mu of land. Its miniature scenic area, rich and comprehensive,
is a most lively replica of China, reflecting long-standing history,
brilliant culture, art and ancient architecture, as well as the
customs and habits of 56 nationalities in China.
It is divided into a Scenic Spot Area
and a Comprehensive Service Area. About a hundred scenic wonders
are arranged in the Scenic Spot Area including the Great Wall,
life-size Terra Cotta Figures of Soldiers and Horses of Qinling
In addition, you can see many of the world's
1. The world's most ancient stone arch
bridge, Zhaozhou Bridge;
2. The astronomical observatory, Ancient Star-Observatory;
3. The wooden pagoda, Yingxian Wooden Pagoda;
4. The world's biggest palace and Buddha statue, the Imperial
Palace and Leshan Grand Buddha Statue;
5. The largest imperial garden, "the garden of all gardens",
6. The world's longest fresco, Dunhuang Mogao Grottoes;
7. The world's most splendid building located at the highest
land above sea level, Potala Paiacel;
8. The world's most wonderful karst landscape, the Stone Forest;
9. The world's most steep peaks, Mt. Huangshan;
10. One of the world s biggest waterfalls, Huangguoshu Falls.
Besides the famous pagodas, temples, towers and grottoes with
an infinite variety of beauty
and charm, local houses with rich and colorful ethnic customs
are all found here. Other well-known sights here are the solemn
and dignified Huangdi Tomb, the Mausoleum of Genghis Khan,
the Ming Tombs, and Dr. Sun Yet-sen's Mausoleum and many more.
Emperors praying for good harvests, the wedding of Emperor
Guang Xu, a memorial ceremony at Confucius Temple and the
local conditions and customs of weddings and funerals are
the scenes you won't forget. In the Comprehensive Service
Area, you can have a taste of the delicious cuisines of Beijing,
Sichuan, Jiangsu and Guangdong as well as traditional delicacies
and snacks of other parts of the country. You can even enjoy
the unmatched music of the State of Chu, performances of national
songs and dances, demonstrations of making traditional articles
of handicraft, and a world rare Cinerama. The endless array
of beautiful handicrafts, antiques, herbs and tonics, famous
local specialties as well as tourist souvenirs of Splendid
China awaits your choice.
Traveling at Splendid China for
just one day, you will acquire an understanding of history
of five thousand years.
of the World
||Just near Splendid
China and China Folk Culture Villages, the park is contains examples
of famous attractions from all over the world. With an area of
480,000 square meters, the park contains different sections covering
Asia, the Pacific, Europe, Africa, and America, as well as three
others with exhibitions of modern technology, classic sculptures,
and famous avenues from all over the world.
Marvelous sights and sites of historical
interest in the world, ancient and modern, natural landscapes
and cultural sites as well as dwelling houses, sculptures, drawings
and even folklore and theatrical performances are here! Each
is presented as wonderful miniature replicas, made on a scale
of 1:1, 1:5 and 1:1.5 respectively.
Among the 118 scenic spots, you can find
the pyramids of Egypt, the Amon Temple of Karnak, the Angkor
Wat of Cambodia, the Grand Canyon of America, L'Arc de Triomphe
of Paris, St. Peter's Cathedral of the Vatican City, the Taj
Mahal of India, the Sydney Opera House of Australia, and the
Leaning Tower of Pisa.
Some large-sized spectacular attractions
are also available, like the 108-meter-tall replica of the Eiffel
Tower. Once reaching its top by elevator, one can take in the
beautiful scenery of Shenzhen and Hong Kong. In addition, the
Niagara Falls in miniature is more than 80 meters wide and 10
meters tall. Tourists will also be fascinated by the view of
the active Hawaii Volcanoes, an intriguing scene of glowing
rocks with surging molten lava, and the fountains, which spurt
water as high as 100 meters.
Activities are usually held at the entrance
of the World Square, which has a capacity of more than 10,000.
Here stand six world-renowned statues. Around the Square there
are 108 giant pillars of different styles, and a large relief
on a wall of 2,000 square meters or so. What's more, there are
six huge gates representing the birthplaces of the ancient civilizations.
Wonderful performances are presented on the richly ornamented
stage to satisfy all holidaymakers.
Erected amid the forest of the fragrant litchi, 50 more sculpted
figures are exquisitely modeled on the celebrated statues in
the world: the Monument to Johann Strauss, the Discus-Thrower,
the Apollo, and the Thinker, etc.
International Street is mainly composed
of the residential architecture of European, Asian and Islamic
styles. Churches, markets and streets are merged together, forming
a comprehensive service area, where tourists can sit and taste
the delicious food of France, Italy, Australia, Russia, Japan,
Thailand and Korea as well as German beer and Hawaii ice cream!
You may choose a variety of handicrafts and souvenirs crafted
with perfect skill from different countries.
Various means of transport are available:
the elevated single-track car with a circular route, golf carts,
ancient Europe-style carriages, Gypsy caravans, old-fashioned
cars, mono-paddled sampans and inflatable rafts etc.
Prevailing over this center is a charming
and exotic atmosphere as soon as the evening lights are lit
up at nightfall. All recreational activities are highlighted
by 'Carnival Night', when there is an art procession featuring
multinational songs and dances, as well as folklore performances.