On July 23, the city of Taiyuan, capital of the Shanxi Province in China, opened its own Fantawild Oriental Heritage theme park within its borders.
The new park occupies an area of nearly 400,000 square meters (approximately 4.3 million square feet), with a total investment of over 3 billion CNY (US$464,655,210). The park has the capabilities to welcome more than 3 million visitors per year. There are 11 unique themed indoor attractions and 32 outdoor attractions, as well as more than 200 landscape designs, restaurants and shops.
This is the second Fantawild park in Shanxi province after Datong Fantawild Adventure. This new park is themed around Chinese history and culture. It blends mythology, folktales and local culture to present visitors with a fantastic Chinese-inspired world filled with innovation and technology.
Photos courtesy of Fantawild Holdings Inc.
Technology Presents Five Thousand Years of Culture
This new park adopts many cutting-edge technologies such as a flight simulation theater, panoramic AR, comprehensive tracks, 4D dynamic special effects, programmable blocks and more. It also combines live performance and other technology to provide visitors with an immersive experience presenting 5,000 years of Chinese culture.
On the dark ride The Legend of Nüwa, visitors will embark on an adventure to save humankind. They will follow Nüwa to the ancient world and fight against two gods to get the five-colored stone and mend the broken heavens.
The attraction Lady Meng Jiang is adapted from one of the famous love stories in China. Fantawild dug into the story and presents it with a live performance and modern stage special effects. This theater can hold more than 1,000 people. The stage combines unique programmable blocks with modern technology to recreate a scene of the Great Wall caving in, presenting audiences with a touching story that is a feast for the eyes and ears.
Marvels of Chinese Culture is a large 3D theater, suitable for visitors of all ages.The screen is as large as 1,000 square meters (about 10,700 square feet), and the film is about the ups and downs of Chinese civilization.
Along with the above attractions, visitors can also feel the charm of Chinese culture in the flight simulation theater Let’s Fly, the indoor boat ride River of Tales, the track ride Magic Gallery and the holographic theater The Butterfly Lovers.
Thrill attractions include the roller coaster The Stag’s Gauntlet, the 26-meter (85-foot) high water rafting attraction Braving Kunlun Mountains or the wet adventure The Legend of King Yu.