The Folk Village in Guangdong is one of the best cultural attractions you can enjoy during your time in China. It’s a way to learn about the region’s history and a chance to immerse yourself in the local culture. Here’s a closer look at what’s on offer here.
The China Folk Village is a faithful recreation of some of the country’s most iconic locations and landmarks. The village itself is consists of 27 smaller ethnic villages that all represent parts of China’s diverse population.
When to Visit
The Folk Village is open every day from 9 am to 9 pm throughout the whole year. It’ll cost you around 100 Yuan to enter the village, but some tickets are priced higher. All in all, it should take you around 3 hours to enjoy most of the main attractions found here.
The Miniature Park found inside the village is where you’ll find the recreations of China’s iconic landmarks. The layout of these structures is based upon their actual location in China – so, you’ll essentially be seeing all of China’s highlights in a day!
If you’re staying at a nearby Shenzhen hotel apartment – for instance, the Somerset Grandview Shenzhen – you should definitely visit the village in time for certain celebrations. The festivals held here provide some of the best insights into Chinese culture.