As the symbol attraction in Shenzhen, the Splendid China is the largest tourist site with abundant imitated miniature scenic spots in China. The scale models are in a ratio of 1:15, so a visit here, tourists will see the replicas of China's historical buildings, wonderful scenes, as well as the rich folk customs.
Covering some 300,000 square meters, the whole site of Splendid China is divided into two sections: the main sightseeing area and the integrated service area. All the imitated scenic spots in the main sightseeing area can be classified in three categories: historic buildings, natural landscapes, folk dwellings and customs.
Great Wall, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Old Summer Palace, Terracotta Warriors and Horses, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Mogao Grottoes, Longmen Grottoes, Yungang Grottoes, Leshan Giant Buddha, Dazu Rock Carvings, Confucius Temple, etc. almost all the famous attractions in China could be found here.
Picturesque natural landscapes including Li River, Yellow Mountain, Tai Mountain, Xiqiao Mountain, Five Finger Mountain, Tian Ya Hai Jiao, Three Gorges along Yangtze River, Huangguoshu Waterfall, West Lake, Stone Forest, Seven Star Cave, etc.
Folk Dwellings and Customs
Drum Tower, Wind and Rain Bridge of Dong People, Folk Dwellings of Bai People, the Hakkas' Earthen building, yurt for Mongolian, quadrangle dwelling, cave dwelling, and dwellings of some other Chinese ethnic minorities can be found here.
Integrated Service Area
In the service area, visitors could taste of the distinctive flavors from different parts of China. Also here offers you a good chance to buy some unique souvenirs with Chinese minority culture.
Besides the historical buildings, natural landscapes, folk dwellings and service area, in Splendid China there has three excellent shows: East Nichang, Proud Son of Heaven and Dragon & Phoenix in China. East Nichang is a large-scale dance drama show featuring various dresses and adornments of Chinese ethnic minorities. Proud Son of Heaven is a live-action show based on historical facts telling the story of Nurhaci, who ruled the Manchuria - the northeast of China in the late 16th century. The Dragon & Phoenix in China is an evening show that tells the traditional Chinese folk arts including dances, dramas, techniques, athletics, colored-lantern making, folk legends, etc.
For those who are interested in Chinese culture and want to see all the famous tourist attractions in one day, the Splendid China in Shenzhen is the right place for you and will not disappoint you.