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Hedong of Linyi: Langya Ancient City Receives More than 200,000 Tourists

LINYI, China

LINYI, China, Feb. 22, 2024 /Xinhua-AsiaNet/–

During the Spring Festival, Langya Ancient City, located in Hedong District of Linyi, was bustling with activity. The establishment of a comprehensive Langya Cultural Experience hub allows visitors to immerse themselves in the ancient Langya culture and experience its thousand-year legacy firsthand.

Langya Ancient City, where every ten steps reveal a new scenic vista, is steeped in Langya Culture. Since its official opening on February 2 this year, the city has welcomed over 200,000 visitors. Offering a blend of historical charm and immersive recreational experiences, Langya Ancient City boasts seven enchanting zones, including the Secret Land of Langya and the Yizhou Trade Area. Additionally, it presents seven captivating activities, such as immersive theatrical performances and explorations of Langya’s past and present. Visitors are led through a corridor of time and space, witnessing the magnificent transformations of Langya over millennia amidst breathtaking scenery.

The grand indoor spectacle, “Chinese Show of Langya,” intricately weaves the millennium-old history and culture of Linyi into its fabric. Utilizing multi-space stereo reality and folding awning technology, this immersive experience engages the audience’s senses of sight, smell, and hearing, transporting them from Dongyi Culture to the glorious era of Langya. Beyond the large-scale indoor entertainment performance, “Exercise at Drill Ground” immerses visitors in the sights and sounds of military training, evoking the ambiance of a bygone era. Meanwhile, “Silk Garments” and “Intangible Cultural Heritage of Streamer Acrobatics” guide guests through bustling markets, providing a taste of the lively Spring Festival atmosphere while showcasing the vibrant historical culture of Langya.