According to the brochure, Splendid China is the richest, most lively and comprehensive miniature scenic area which reflects the history, culture, art, ancient architecture as well as the customs and habits of various nationalities in China. Splendid China is one of the world's largest scenery parks in the amount of sceneries reproduced. Spreading over 315,000 square meters of land, it is divided into a Scenic Spot Area and a Comprehensive Service Area.
About a hundred scenic wonders arranged in accordance with the real location of China's scenic spots are the epitome of China's long-standing history, brilliant culture as well as beautiful scenery and rich historical sites. There are many of the world's "firsts" here" the world's most ancient stone bridge (Zhaozhou Bridge), astronomical observatory (Ancient Star Observatory), and wooden pagoda(Yingxian Wooden Pagoda), the world's biggest palace and Buddha statue (The Imperial Palace and Leshan Grand Buddha), the largest imperial garden (Yuanmingying - "the Garden of all gardens"), the worlds longest fresco (Dunhuang Mogao Grottos), the worlds most splendid building located at the highest land above sea level (Potala Palace), the world's most wonderful karst landscape (the Stone Forest), the world's steepest peaks (Huangshan Mountain), one of the world's biggest waterfalls (Huangguoshu Falls).
Other well-known sights found at the Splendid China exhibit are the solemn and dignified Huangdi Tomb, the Mausoleum of Genghis Kan, the Ming Tombs, Dr. Sun Yat-sen's Mausoleum, the respondent and magnificent Confucious Temple, the Temple of Heaven, the imposing, majestic Taishan Mountain, the precipitous, gracefull Three Gorges of the Yangtse River, the picturesque and marvellous view of the Lijiang River, the West Lake of Hangzhou, the Wangshi Garden of Suzhou and other beautiful scenery of Southern China, the famous pagodas, temples, towers and grottos with infinite variety of beauty and charm and local houses with rich and colorful customs of each of the Chinese nationalities.
In a word, you will get a good idea of an ancient and civilized country with a history of over five thousand years. You will be able to travel over numerous famous rivers and mountains all over China in a single day. Splendid China is, so to speak, a world of flowers and greenery and a window that provides a glimpse of China's history and culture as well as her tourist resources.