Why Visit Splendid China Folk Village
Splendid China Folk Village, a theme park located in Shenzhen, consists of two areas including Splendid China Miniature Park and China Folk Culture Village. The park will give you deeper understanding of China’s culture, history, art, and ancient architecture. Meanwhile, you could learn about customs and habits of various nationalities in China.
In Splendid China Miniature Park, there are 82 reproductions of beautiful scenery, grand architecture, historical sites and traditional dwellings of China. The layout of these reproductions were arranged according to their location in China. You could travel from the Mogao Grottoes in the west of China to the Mount Tai in the east of China, or from Mongolian people’s Ger in the north of China to the Ends of Earth in the south of China. Besides, there are more than 50,000 small vivid ceramic human or animal figurines, which show some historical scenes, such as the wedding ceremony of a Qing Dynasty’s Emperor, the worship of heaven by ancient emperor, etc.
In China Folk Culture Village, there are 27 ethnic villages built with the proportion of 1:1. You could visit these ethnic villages to experience the distinguished custom of each ethnic group. Everyday, there are interesting performances, you must be fascinated by them. The celebration of various festivals is also an essential part for your tour here, you will totally feel the charming of Chinese culture!
If you come to Shenzhen, this interesting theme park will give you a good chance to learn about a splendid China. Therefore, don’t miss it!
Recommended Shenzhen Tour with Splendid China Folk Village
From Splendid China Miniature Park to Travel Across China
Covering an area of 300,000 square meters, the part of Splendid China Miniature Park is the world’s largest miniature park. You can see the epitome of the 5,000 years’ history and the 9600,000 square kilometers’ national territory area of China. There are 82 reproductions of beautiful scenery, grand architecture, historical sites and traditional dwellings of China (mostly with the proportion of 1:15). Most of those places you have heard about China will come to see you here.
The layout of these reproductions were arranged according to their location in China. Within tens of steps, you could travel from the solemn Forbidden City in Beijing to the beautiful Li River in Guilin, from the sacred Potala Palace in Tibet to the segment of Yangtze River in Chongqing, from the world's largest stone Buddha - Giant Buddha in Leshan to the world’s longest grottoes gallery - Mogao Grottoes in Dunhuang, etc. A general picture of a splendid China will be presented in front of you. The Splendid China Miniature Park is also called “Lilliput”, because there are over 50,000 small vivid ceramic human or animal Figurines showing some historical scenes, such as the wedding ceremony of a Qing Dynasty’s Emperor, the worship of heaven by ancient emperor, etc. During night, you could watch the light show in this minature park which could be a fascinating trip.
By visiting this park, you could travel those iconic places of China. Meanwhile, you could have a vivid understanding of Chinese history and culture. If you happened to come Shenzhen and don’t have enough time to have a exploring tour in China, then why not come to this park?
From China Folk Culture Village to Experience Ethnic Customs of China
China Folk Village is just next to the Splendid China Miniature Park. Covering an area of over 200,000 square meters, China Folk Village has 27 different ethnic villages, which can be seen as a museum of 56 ethnic groups of China. These villages were built with the proportion of 1:1, so you will have the same feelings as in those real villages. Here you will find quadrangle dwellings of Beijing and honorific archways of Han people, but the most special part is the various buildings of each ethnic group. Here you will see Tibetan temple, Mongolian people’s Ger, Dai people’s bamboo house, etc. You will be warmly welcomed by those minority people here. While wandering around these unique houses, you could taste special foods of each ethnic minority, wear beautiful minority costume, learn to make handcrafts and play unique games with them.
There are splendid villages’ shows almost every day. If you are not careful enough, you may become the “bridegroom” of “The Hometown of ‘Ashima’ ”, or the magical figure of the “Magic Awa Mountain”. Besides, there are also some large music and dance epics in the village, all of which show the traditional Chinese culture. Among them, Dragon and Phoenix Dance combines multiple kinds of Chinese traditional art and essential culture, such as dancing, traditional opera, kung fu and acrobatics, which will be so fascinating. The actors’ good performance will give you an immersive feeling, and bring you back to that time. New Oriental Dress integrates the clothes, dances, and music of China’s ethnic groups, by which you will know about unique clothes of each group. Legends of Desert is a live-performance of steed, showing the triumph of good over evil on the Silk Road in Yuan Dynasty.
Almost every month, the China Folk Culture Village will hold a large celebration of festival and you can take part in. In Water-Splashing Festival of Dai people, all of the people will throw water at each other which shows the good wishes to others. In Dragon Boat Festival, you can join the dragon boat competition, learn calligraphy, cook zongzi and so on. In Spring Festival, you could watch lantern show, pray for good luck, learn paper cuttings, etc.
Enjoy Interesting Shows
|Legends of Desert (About 30 minutes)||15:00 (Tuesday-Sunday)||Horse Battle Arena|
|New Oriental Dress (About 1 hour)||17:00||China Image Theatre|
|Dragon and Phoenix Dance (About 1 hour)||19:30||Phoenix Square|
|Intangible Cultural Heritage Show||11:00||Muslim Building|
|The Hometown of ‘Ashima’||12:10, 13:20||Yi Village|
|Love Story on Lusheng Concert||14:00, 15:50||Miao Village|
|Ha Long Gui||13:20, 16:20||Li Village|
|Children of Tianshan||9:45, 13:30, 16:30||Wei Village|
|Mysterious Tibet||10:15, 13:00, 16:15||Tibetan Village|
|Magic Awa Mountain||12:30, 14:30||Wa Village|
|Folk-custom of Sipsongpanna||11:50, 16:00||Dai VillageBible|
|Tale of Women's Country||12:20, 13:30||Mosuo Village|
Note: The perfomances are free. Meanwhile, the Information is for reference only, for more detailed information please contact our private consultant.
Recommended Routes in Splendid China Folk Village
By Sightseeing Car, Half Day
Nine Dragon Screen - Three Greatest Grottoes of China (Mogao Grottoes, Longmen Grottoes, Yungang Grottoes) - Southwestern China Scenic Area (Leshan Giant Buddha, Yunnan Stone Forest, Dali Three Pagodas, Du Fu Thatched Cottage Museum) - Southern China Scenic Area (Guilin landscape, Zhenhai Tower, Seven Star Cave) - Three Famous Ancient Tower (Yueyang Tower, Yellow Crane Tower, Pavilion of Prince Teng) - South of the Yangtze River Scenic Area (West Lake, Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum, Hanshan Temple, Town God's Temple) - Shandong Province Scenic Area (Mount Tai, Confucian Temple, Shanhai Pass) - Royal Garden Scenic Area (Summer Resort, The Old Summer Palace, Summer Palace) - Northern China Scenic Area (Ming Tombs, The Forbidden City, The Great Wall) - Grasslands Scenic Area (Zhaojun Tomb, Mausoleum of Genghis Khan, Abakh Hoja Tomb) - Tibet (Potala Palace) - China Folk Village - Wei Village - Tibetan Village - Naxi Dwelling - Miao Village (Love Story on Lusheng Concert) - Dai Village - Huizhou Street - Horse Battle Arena (Legends of Desert) - Li Village (Ha Long Gui) - China Image Theatre (New Oriental Dress)
How to Get to Splendid China Folk Village
Splendid China Folk Village is located at No. 9005, Shennan Avenue, Nanshan District, Shenzhen. It is about 18 km to the old urban area of Shenzhen. As it is a well-know tourist attraction in Shenzhen, there are stations of bus and metro near Splendid China Folk Village. You can easily take metro line 1 to get off at the Overseas China Town Station, then go out from the Entrance D. The Ticket Booth is about 150m from the Entrance D.
Splendid China Folk Village Ticket Price
Daytime: Full Price - ¥220 Half Price - ¥110 Ticket Package - ¥225
Evening: Full Price - ¥65 (No Half Price)
1. Half Price Ticket is for the elder with 65~70 years old (including 65 and 70 years old) and children with the height of 1.2m~1.5m (including 1.5m).
2. Ticket Package includes ticket of entrance, battery car and sightseeing ship.
3. The information is for reference only, sometimes there will be big sales. For more details, please contact our private consultant.
|Items||Monday to Friday||Saturday & Sunday||Festivals|
|The Battery Car Rental (1~5 persons)||¥300/hour||¥350/hour|
|Scooter||Single Seat: ¥60/hour||Single Seat: ¥90/hour|
|Double Seats: ¥60/hour||Double Seats: ¥150/hour|
|Four Seats: ¥240/hour||Four Seats: ¥300/hour|
|Sightseeing Ship Rental||¥10/person||¥20/person (Including in June, August)||¥30/person|
Note: There are also other types of cars and the Information is for reference only, for more details please contact our private consultant.
Splendid China Folk Village Opening Hours
|Monday to Friday||Saturday & Sunday & Festivals|
Note: During Water Splashing Day (June~July), the closure time is 22:30. The Information is for reference only, for more detailed information please contact our private consultant.
1. It is advised to wear comfortable shoes, because the park is so large and you may want to have a tour in the park on foot.
2. Generally, the Water-Splashing Festival of Dai people is from 3rd, June to 17th, September.
3. The ticket for visiting the light show in Splendid China Miniature Park’s main road is ¥20/person.
How to Plan a Shenzhen Tour with Splendid China Folk Village
Shenzhen is one of the China's first-tier cities, and a young city of China. If you want to see China's development after its reform and opening up in 1978, then you must visit Shenzhen. Here you will know how does a small fishing village become one of the most developed cities in the world within 41 years and thus know more about "the speed of Shenzhen". This city offers many interesting things for you to have fun. If you are going to have a short stay tour here, here we have a 3 Days Classic Shenzhen Tour for you. During this tour, you will touch the essence of Shenzhen. Although there are not many ancient historical spots, Shenzhen has created its own spectacular culture. You could choose the 3 Days Shenzhen Culture Tour to have a better cultural tour in Shenzhen.
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