Splendid China Folk Village is the world's largest and most comprehensive miniature park. The entire park covers 30 hectares, and its reproductions include about 100 famous tourist attractions in China and 25 full-scale ethnic villages.
Visitors can have a thorough knowledge of the 5,000 years of Chinese history and appreciate beautiful landscapes throughout the country inside the park. There are cars and trains to transport visitors around the park, making it possible to visit the Great Wall of China, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace, Three Gorges Dam, Potala Palace and the Terracotta Army in one day.
The park consists of two sections: Splendid China Miniature Park & China Folk Culture Village.
Splendid China Miniature Park
If you want to have a rough idea of major attractions of China in a short time, you should definitely pay a visit to Splendid China. There are 82 vivid miniatures of famous sites from around the country in different ratios, such as Forbidden City, the Great Wall, Potala Palace, Terra Cotta Warrior and Shaolin Temple. Except for the historical and scenic spots, you can also enjoy the performance of folk celebrations, songs, and dances. There is also a souvenir shop near the gate of the theme park with traditional handicrafts and snacks.
China Folk Culture Village
China has 56 ethnic groups with the largest Han group and 55 ethnic minority groups. By visiting China Folk Culture Village, you can admire the architecture, folk activities, and snacks from different ethnic groups. Except from viewing folk houses of ethnic groups, you can also join their festivals, such as Water-splashing Festival of Dai and the Torch Festival of Yi.