China Folk Culture Village in Shenzhen

Why is China Folk Culture Village So Special?

Splendid China Folk Culture Village in Shenzhen is a comprehensive miniature park reflecting the history, culture, art, ancient architecture, and customs and habits of various nationalities in China. It is one of the world largest scenery parks in the amount of scenarios reproduced.

Where is China Folk Culture Village

It is located at Shenzhen bay, the tourist area of Shenzhen overseas Chinese town. From Luohu subway station (Shenzhen subway line 1), take the train for 35-40 minutes, or take the bus for 30 minutes.

Main Attractions to See Near to China Folk Culture Village

According to the map of China, more than 100 major tourist attractions have been reduced and laid out. Most scenic spots have been reduced to 1:15. It is divided into scenic spots and comprehensive service areas. The whole park covers an area of 30 hectares. Cars and trains transport tourists around the park, making it possible to visit the Great Wall, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Three Gorges Dam, Potala Palace and Terracotta Warriors in one day.

The park also held several exhibitions showing Chinese history and culture. Some programs are only performed on weekends.

Brilliant China

If you want to have a thorough understanding of China’s major scenic spots, splendid china district should be your choice. Apart from history and scenic spots, you can also find many houses here, where there are folk celebrations and singing and dancing performances. There is also a commercial area near the gate of the theme park, which follows the antique style and has traditional handicraft and snack workshops.

Folk Culture Villages

Besides the largest Han nationality, there are 55 ethnic minorities in China, which are distributed in many parts of the country. There, you can not only see the houses of ethnic minorities, but also take part in their interesting festivals. Among them, the most distinctive festivals are introduced as follows:

  • Buyi village is a wonderful world of stones, with simple furniture, such as tables, stoves and washbasins, all made of stone.
  • Dai people mainly live in Yunnan province, where the climate is suitable for growing bamboo. You can call their village “bamboo garden” because most of their houses, such as girders, tiles and roofs, are made of this green plant. They live in stilt houses supported by wood.

No matter which village you go to, young boys and girls will warmly welcome you. If you come at the right time, you will be able to attend their unique festivals, such as Dai Water Splashing Festival, Yi Fireworks Festival and Lisu Knife Bar Festival.

Performance in Ethnic Villages

Yi Village 13:00, 16:20 Miao Village 14:00, 15:50
Li Village 13:20, 16:30 Uygur Village 10:30, 13:30, 16:15
Zang Village 11:00, 13:00, 16:30 Wa Village 12:20, 14:30
Dai Village 11:30, 16:00 Mosuo Village 13:20, 16:30
Wa Palace 12:00, 13:00, 15:00, 16:00


Dynasty is at War: It is a spectacular equestrian show with more than 300 equestrian stunt actors reproducing the battle scene of the late Ming Dynasty (1368 – 1644).

Oriental Dress Show: This is a gorgeous dance performance, showing 350 different kinds of folk costumes.

Grand party: it highly concentrated the essence of traditional Chinese folk art with brand-new folk legends, dances, operas and sports programs.

Performance Time Location
Dynasty is at War 15:00 (not availavle on Mondays) Horseback-Fighting Performing Field
Oriental Dress Show 17:00 Image of China Theater
Grand party 19:30 from Apr. to Oct.; 19:00 from Nov. to Mar. Phoenix Square

How to Get There

  • Take metro Line 1 (Luobao Line), and get off at Huaqiaocheng (OCT) Station. Get out from Exit D, and walk east to the destination.
  • Take bus 21, 26, 32, 79, 101, 113, 123, 204, 209, 222, 223, 234, 323, 324, 328, 365, 369, 373, 383, 390, M398, M433, M435, M487, N4, N6, or PJ17 to Jinxiu Zhonghua (Splendid China – Folk Culture Villages).

Useful Travel Tips

CNY 200 for adults
CNY 100 for children between 1.2 and 1.5 meters (3.9 and 4.9 feet)
CNY 225 for Entrance Fee + Battery Car + Tour Boat
Free for children under 1.2m.

Opening Hours

10:00 – 21:30

Note: Opeing time is half an hour earlier during weekends and holidays.

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Edited by Doreen/张洋