Beijing Happy Valley
Being tired after making a long journey in Beijing, you may wonder where else you can have entertainment. The Happy Valley can fully satisfy your desire. Located in the southeast corner of Sifang Bridge, on the fourth ring road, in Chaoyang District, it is your happy theme park, another Disneyland in Mainland China. Covering an area of 560,000 square meters, it has been open to tourists since 2006 and attracted a lot of visitors from home and abroad.
|Map of Beijing Happy Valley|
The Happy Valley is composed of seven theme parks, including Wild Fjord (Firth Forest), Atlantis, Aegean Harbor, Lost Maya, Shangri-La, Dessert Kingdom, and Happy Time. Each of them has its own feature, but all of them can fully satisfy your desire of seeking happiness. More than 50 scenic sights of culture and ecology are scattered in all direction, to offer you a rare opportunity to experience the charm of various civilizations regardless of the distance of space and time.
The full extent of the Happy Valley is compared to a beautiful artistic picture where you can see tree houses, docks, bridges, towns, ancient towers, lakes, forests and other amazing scenic spots beyond your imagination. After going through the famous 'ecological forest' in Firth Forest, the first sight you will see is the high-rising Crystal City. There you can have a close contact with those figures of ancient Greek myths in Aegean Sea. Recall the glorious Maya and their scattered huge stone pillars. Enjoy the happiness of simple life in dreamy Shangri-la. Wake up the child within you, and love for sweet cakes in Dessert Kingdom. It will fully satisfy your desire and curiosity.
Thematic Leisure Activities
Pop Music Festival: The super band is creating a grand music ceremony for you. Surrender to those deafening rhythms, marvelous sounds and hot dances that can easily arouse your excitement.
Maximal Exercise Festival: Your eyes will be feasted on all sorts of performance. It's a most exciting and healthy festival of praising youth. Don't hesitate to take part in the latest crazes from skateboards to bicycle riding. It's up to you!
Chinese New Year: You will be attracted by every splendid program in this riotous atmosphere. Performances with strong ethnic flavor will bring a fantastic visionary taste.
Water-Splashing Festival: Water symbolizes luck and wealth. On Water-Splashing Festival, people sprinkle water onto each other as a unique way to express their good wish. Come here and enjoy the cool and happy moment.
International Magic Day: Magicians of the first rank from all over the world present distinct magic tricks for you. Keep your eyes on this magical world full of suspension.
How to get to Beijing Happy Valley
1. Take Bus 8, 31, 41, 674, 680 or Zhuan 166, and get off at Huaqiaocheng Station. Walk northwards for 5 minutes to the park.
2. Take Bus 31 or 41 to get off at Houfengqiao South Station.
Take Subway Line 7 and get off at Happy Valley Scenic Area Station. Leave through exit B or C and walk there in minutes.
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Transportation in the Park:
1. Battery car: CNY 30 per ride per adult, CNY 15 per ride per kid; the through ticket allowing unlimited rides is CNY 60 per adult and CNY 30 per kid.
2. Sightseeing Train: CNY30 per ride per adult, CNY 15 per ride per kid; the through ticket is CNY 50 per adult and CNY 25 per kid.
|Ticket Fare||CNY 299 for adults; |
CNY 260 for children above 1.5m;
CNY 195 for children between 1.2 to 1.5m;
free for children under 1.2m.
Note: The ticket fare includes the entrance ticket fee and almost all the entertainment activities and rides. There are still several entertainment items requiring extra pay.
|Opening Hours||10:00 – 20:30; it is subject to change in different tourism seasons|
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Also does anyone know if all the refurbishment work has or will be finished ?....
The opening hours are 10:00-20:30 and 16:00 to 20:30 (for the night ticket).
As I know, the refurbishment work had already finished.