About China Folk Culture Village

Overseas Chinese Village (better known as OCT)throws light on the myriad minority ethnic cultures that make this vast country much less homogenous than imagined. It also serves as a great introduction to the history and traditions of China. This Chinese folk-cultural village is located on the bank of Shenzhen Bay and offers an authentic cultural experience. It highlights the traditional customs, art, and lifestyle of the ethnic minorities living throughout China. There is a huge opportunity to witness and participate in a lot of interesting shows. The world's biggest and most comprehensive miniature park, with a reproduction of nearly 100 famous tourist attractions in China. One can also witness the 5000 years of Chinese history. Most of the miniatures are scaled down to a ratio of 1:15. Also, one can see and hear folk songs, dances, and celebrations out here. The place is roughly fragmented into historical relics, natural landscapes, and folk customs. 

Must See

  •  Water-splashing Festival of Dai.
  •  The Torch Festival of Yi.
  • The Knife Bar Festival of Lisu.

How to reach

1. Use the subway Line 1 (Luobao Line), and get off at Huaqiaocheng (OCT) Station. Get out from Exit D, and walk east to the destination. 2. 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).

Tips

  • Do book in advance for the various tours.
  • One can leave the luggage at the counter available at the entrance of the park. They usually charge 10 to 20 CNY.
  • Take a map and pay close attention to it to organize your visit.
  • Must-see s are the miniature buildings and the shows on Chinese culture especially the last one.
  • Check the weather before your visit.
  • Ride on the buggy car to save on your energy.
  • Check out the interesting pieces at the souvenir shops.

Visit Time

Sunday:         9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Monday:        9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday:       9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday:  9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Thursday:      9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Friday:           9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Saturday:       9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

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Waiting Time

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Entrance Fee

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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 1.2 m.

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Time you can spend

2 to 3 hours

 

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Weather

Light Rain 23.11°C

 

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