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Address: Overseas Chinese City, Shennan Avenue, Nanshan District, Shenzhen 518000, China
Name/address in local language
Phone Number: +86 755 2660 0626
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes

This worthwhile attraction is part of Overseas Chinese Village (better...

This worthwhile attraction is part of Overseas Chinese Village (better known as OCT) and showcases 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.

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Kerennn ( two thumbs up )

Oriental Dress Show, It is a gorgeous dancing show demonstrating 350 different folk costumes. A must place to visit while in Shenzhen !!!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I learned so much about the 5 different folk tribes in china during the tour. This park was a delightful respite from the concrete landscape we've been exposed to for 2 weeks. Loved learning about the traditions, old ways, fabulous customs and Costumes. Most importantly, we danced, sang, walked, road the carriages, and best of all had tea at various... More 

Thank Edna E
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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8 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have been visited the Window of the world before, you will feel this attraction is just a so-so. But of course considering the entrance fee & buggy ride cheaper that the window of the world, you can understand it. For me the entrance fee RM 180 is still too expensive. The buggy will cost you RMB 60/hour. If... More 

Thank inggried
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Oriental Dress Show, It is a gorgeous dancing show demonstrating 350 different folk costumes. A must place to visit while in Shenzhen !!!

Thank osynculinary
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

Me & my family were staying at Intercontinental Shenzhen and this attraction was very nearby. It is also easily accessible via Metro, just get off at the OCT (overseas China own) station and take exit A. The experience was very good. although we were in a hurry to wrap up the tour but there is lots to see and admire.... More 

Thank Waqar2014
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

It is an impressive overall, and the cultural show that covers various regions of china and express them in dancing is very worth watching

Thank TerryKHNg
Chipping Norton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

This is all part of the same complex as the splendid china park. The theme park has two sides one on splendid china (think miniature village, but with china landmarks like the great wall etc), while the other half is the so called folk culture village. As you walk around there are examples of lost of different regions/tribes of china.... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

I found this really interesting for finding out about the culture and history of China and it's people. Definitely worth the the effort. The show in the evening is meant to be a great finale but I was too tired by that time. Make sure you check out the various shows...even in Mandarin, they are still entertaining!

Thank NessyClare
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Nice day for a visit after lunch. Go for a walk to capture all the beautiful attractions in the park. Just stroll and explore.

Thank MalGNA
Paris, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

China Folk Culture Village is full of little houses supposed to depict the "56" ethnicities of the country. Even though it might seem a bit weird (like a "human zoo") it's actually very interesting and some horse-riding shows from Mongols and Manchus in traditional costumes make it enternaining. If you get to the right hours, you may also see some... More 

Thank Jean-Etien
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

It is a great place to explore The country in a day, a lot number of live shows that we keep you enjoyed

Thank Ibrahim A

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