9037 Shennan Road, Nanshan Districy, Shenzhen, China
A theme park featuring miniature-scale famous landmarks of the world
Window of the World is a theme park located in the western part of Shenzhen city, featuring miniature-scale famous landmarks of the world. Here you can see vivid replicas of the world’s wonders, historical heritages and famous scenic sites. The entire masterpiece is built at ratios of 1:1, 1:5 or 1:15. There about 130 reproductions of some of the most famous tourist attractions in the world squeezed into 48 hectares. Including the 108-metertal Eiffel Tower dominating the skyline, the sight of the Pyramids, the Taj Mahal, the Ancient Athens, the Leaning Tower of Pisa and the Tower of London, etc.
There are also a wide selection of international restaurants and mini exhibitions on famous figures from world history. Window of the World allows you to taste Mexican food, see the Niagara Falls then wander around Angkor Wat. The site takes at least half a day to explore and every day ends with a firework and laser show. Skiing and snow tubing are available at the 'Alps Indoor Skiing'.
In the evening, visitor can enjoy 'Fervorous Paris Nights' Show at 'Caesar's Palace'.
Located at Overseas Chinese Town along the beautiful Shenzhen Bay, Window of the World covers an area of 480,000 square meters. According to the regional structure of the world and sightseeing activities, it is divided into 8 areas: the World Square, the Area of Asia, the Area of Oceanic, the Area of Europe, the Area of Africa, the Area of America, the World Sculpture Park, International Street the 8 fabulous parts of the whole park.
【The World Square】
There are 108 pillars in the square, as well as relief wall of 1680 square meters as a symbol of the world civilization. It has also six gates representing different culture and a panoramic round stage, looking majestic and solemn. Attractions on World Square:France Louvre Hotel, World culture relief wall, The world Map Fountain and The global stage.
International Street features with beautiful houses in style of Europe, Asia, Islamic, etc. as the main views, together with churches, the bazaars and the streets. It is a good place for visitors to have a rest or shopping. Strolling at the street will make you fell like travel in Europe townships with the exotic romance.
【The Area of Asia】
The Area of Asia houses miniature-scale famous landmarks in Asia, including The Temple of the Emerald Buddha, Thailand, Replica of the Borobudur Temple, Gyeongbok Palace, South Korea, Itsukushima Shrine, Japan, Shirasagi Castle in Himeji, Japan, Modhera Sun Temple, India, Borobudur, Indonesia, The Angkor Wat, Cambodia, etc.
Here brings together the various European classical historic and cultural architectures, such as The Dwelling-Houses of the Māori inhabitants, New Zealand, the Sydney Opera House, Australia, the 100-Metre High Fountain, Uluru (Ayers Rock), Australia, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney, Australia, etc.
Pyramids and Sphinx of Giza, Egypt, the Great Temple of Abu Simbel, Egypt, the Lighthouse of Alexandria, Egypt, the Dwelling-Houses of African inhabitants, the Ivory Gate, Kenya, the Africa Safari Park, Kenya, etc. are the highlights to see in this area.
Mount Rushmore National Memorial of the United States, Indian dwellings, Niagara Falls, Nasikatu Line Wall in Peru, Attentively warrior statue in Mexico, Indian totem poles in Americas, Monte Cristo in Brazil are must visit that you should not miss.
Looking at the European region, the relics of the Renaissance are all in sight.The monsoon of the Aegean Sea, the sunshine of the Mediterranean Sea, weaving into the symphony of Europa. The palace gardens are home to classic buildings from all ages in Europe. The Paris Spring Shopping Plaza, the Roman Holiday Plaza, the Neptune Fountain Square and the Caesar Palace form a very European scene.
Sculpture garden locates in the shade of green bushes. The litchi forest and hundreds of famous sculpture works from five continents create the elegant environment of art together. From the “Lashed Slaves” created by Michelangelo to “the Hand of God” made by Robin , from “Napoleon’s Sister” to the mysterious bronze of Sanxingdui, all of the works reflect the wisdom and aesthetic taste of the variety ethic group.
Except for the miniature-scale views, there are many recreation projects for visitors to explore. For example, test your courage by navigating the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon. In the Archery Field, tourists may follow the ways of North American Indians and learn to hunt prey in the lush woods. Even more exciting is to traverse the primitive tropical forest in a cable car. Skiing in a subtropical city might sound strange, but the Indoor Alpine Ski Run in Shenzhen Window of the World offers you four thousand square meters (about 6,200,012 square feet) of indoor piste to ski.
Option A(Recommended):Take Subway Luobao Line (罗宝线) or Shekou Line (蛇口线) to get off at Window of the World Station (世界之窗).
Option B(not recommended): By bus,20、26、32、42、43、51、54、59、66、70、72、78、79、90、96、99、101、109、113、204、209、210、222、223、230、232、234、245、301-305、323、324、327、329、338、350、365、367、369、370、373、383、390、392、395、N1、N4、N5、N11、Sightseeing bus.
Recommended time of visit: 5-8 hours
Note: Try to avoid visiting the park in weekends or public holidays of China, when the park will be full of visitors and crowded.