Chinese Name: 北京世界公园 Pronunciation: Běijīng Shìjiè Gōngyuán
Building Time: 1993
Suggested Visiting Time: 3-5 Hours
Address: No. 158, Fengbao Road, Fengtai District, Beijing, China
Occupied Area: About 467,000 square meters
Building Function: Beijing World Park spreads diverse culture and promotes cultural inclusiveness.
Admission Ticket Fare
(April 1st to October 30st)
(November 1st to March 31st)
(only for undergraduates and
below with student ID card)
Ticket Free of Charge Policy
1. Free for seniors above 70 years old.
2. Free for children below 1.2 meters.
(April 1st to October 31st)
(November 1st to March 31st)
Brief Introduction of Beijing World Park
Located in the south of Beijing, Beijing World Park is a national 4A-level scenic spot (the second-highest level of national tourist attractions). It was officially opened to the public on October 25, 1993. It is a humanistic miniature landscape park which collects 108 miniatures of world-renowned architecture landscapes from 55 countries and regions in the world. The park is divided into five areas, which are named after different continents: Asia, Europe, America, Africa, and Oceania. The park has now become a name card for Beijing to build a world-level city out of its outstanding cultural characteristics.
History of the Beijing World Park
In April 1992, the construction of Beijing World Park officially began.
On October 25th, 1993, the park was officially open to the public.
In 1997, the elephant house in the park was officially opened. Visitors can see Thai elephant performances there.
In 2002, the Fifth Asia Arts Festival was held in the park.
In 2006, the park held the first Asian Spring Festival Folklore Parade.
On June 24th, 2011, the interior decoration of the miniature landscape Katsura Imperial Villa was accomplished.
Architectural Features of Beijing World Park
Based on the architectural attractions of many countries around the world, Beijing World Park is developed. The building materials of the scenic spot in the park are imitating the original ones as much as possible, using bronze carving, copper casting, gilt, gilding, wood carving, etc., to maintain the original style. The scales of the attractions are varied. Some attractions in the park are built on the original scale, some are at a ratio of 1:5, but most of the attractions are recreated at a ratio of 1:10.
The Aerial View
As a miniature landscape park, Beijing World Park pools a large number of well-known attractions mainly in Asia, Europe, America, Africa, and Oceania. In each part, there are many representative attractions. In the Asian area, there are Japan’s Katsura Imperial Villa, the Great Wall, the Mogao Caves, China’s Qingyinjing (traditional Chinese gardens), India’s Taj Mahal, Iran’s Persepolis Palace Site, Iraq’s Babylon Gate, etc. In the Oceanian area, New Zealand’s Maori Huts and Sydney Opera House are included.
In the African area, you will see the Pyramids of Giza, the Karnak Temple, the Great Sphinx, Abu Simbel Temples, and the Lighthouse of Alexandria. In the European area, you will enjoy Rome’s Coliseum, Russia’s Saint Pete’s Basilica, the Arch of Triumph, Ukraine’s Saint Sophia Cathedral, Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame Cathedral, and Big Ben. In the American area, the Lincoln Memorial, the White House, the Statue of Liberty, America’s Space Center, and the Washington Monument are there.
Popular Activities in Beijing World Park
Intangible Cultural Heritage — Datiehua
Datiehua is a kind of Chinese traditional iron fireworks, which is known as Tieshuhua in Chinese. The tradition of Datiehua, which means to spray melted iron, dates back about 2,000 years ago in Shanxi Province. It is a way of celebrating the Spring Festival and expelling demons. When iron melting in pots reaches temperatures of up to 1,700 degrees Celsius, local workers will spray the scorching liquid into the air, producing a shower of glorious sparks that seem almost like fireworks.
Intangible Cultural Heritage — Zigong Lantern Show
Zigong Lantern Show is China’s top lantern show featuring colored and decorative lanterns. In the park, there are various themed lanterns, integrating “good shape, wonderful colors, fascinating light”. The lantern show is spectacular, large-scale, and fascinating.
African Drum & Dance Show
African Drum & Dance Show
Dynamic drumming and dancing bring together the powerful rhythms, sweet melodies, and dynamic dance movements representative of the colorful and vibrant culture of West Africa. In the park, you can join the dance show and fully experience the unique culture.
Besides, there are some other popular activities, such as the float parade, the fascinating light show, the wonderful singing and dancing show, the magic show, etc.
Suggested Travel Route
Enter from the Front Gate of the park→Asian sights→Oceania sights→African sights→European sights→American sights→Exist from the Front Gate.
1. The food and water in the park are a little expensive, so visitors can bring some water and food.
2. Visitors can book tickets through the WeChat Official Account of Beijing World Park.
Take bus 477, 480, 692, 840, 912, 967, or 969, and get off at Shijiegongyuan Station.
Take Fangshan Line, get off at Dabaotai Station, and exit A or B.
Take Metro Line 9, get off at Guogongzhuang Station, exit D and walk about 1 kilometer along Liuquannan Road, turn left and walk about 300 meters along Fengbao Road.
Chinese: 请带我去北京世界公园。English: Please take me to Beijing World Park.
If you go to Beijing World Park from the center of Beijing (Grand Hyatt Beijing), it takes about 50 minutes (about 70 yuan).
If you go to Beijing World Park from Beijing Capital International Airport, it takes about 70 minutes (about 180 yuan).
If you go to Beijing World Park from Beijing Daxing International Airport, it takes about 40 minutes (about 140 yuan).
If you go to Beijing World Park from Beijing West Railway Station, it takes about 25 minutes (about 40 yuan).