Orlando attractions

China

The entrance to China is a replica of the triple arched ceremonial gate that is located in the Temple of Heaven in Beijing. Inside, a replica of the temple itself includes a replica of the circular Hall of Prayer for Good Harvest. The extraordinary detail and the tiled ceiling is something to be truly appreciated.

 

The sounds of traditional Chinese music can be heard throughout this land. This music, combined with the colorful gardens, lotus pond, mulberry trees, bamboo groves, and the small waterfall and to the serenity of this area. In addition, Bamboo light poles provide light for the paths in the evening.

 

In the courtyard, the amazing Pu Yang acrobats put on a daily show. Park guide maps provide times.

 

Guests to China are also provided with the opportunity to view the "Wonders of China: Land of Beauty, Land of Time" in the 360 degree Circle-Vision theater. The theater, which is located in the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvest, provides images of the amazing scenery in China. It also shows the Forbidden City of Beijing, the Great Wall, Inner Mongolia, the Gobi Desert, the Yangtze River, and the Hainan Island's tropical rain forests. The theater does not have seats. Instead, guests must lean against rails in order to get the full experience of the Circle-Vision theater.

 

Assistive listening devices are available from Guest Services for guests who are hearing impaired. In addition, reflective captioning is available for those who are deaf by asking a Cast Member at the entrance. In addition, the theater, and all of the China area, is accessible to guests in wheelchairs.

 

China's deep cultural history can be explored in the "House of the Whispering Willow." Here, exhibits include Chinese embroidery, art, instruments, masks, and clothes. The precise exhibit changes every 6 months.

 

A variety of souvenirs can be purchased at the Yong Feng Shangdian shop. Here, lacquer and mother-of-pearl inlay furniture can be bought, as well as silk kimonos, jade carvings, tea sets, kites, stuffed pandas, paper fans, and wind chimes.

 

For a Chinese dining experience, guests can eat in the formal dining room of The Nine Dragons Restaurant. Here, Cantonese entrees such as Moo Gu Gai Pan, Sweet & Sour Pork, Jade Tree Beef, and Treasure Duck can be ordered. Mandarin dishes such as Mu Shu Pork, Great Wall Duck, Garden Vegetables and Stir Fried Fish of the day can be purchased. In addition, Szechuan entress such as Spicy Lobster Tail, Kang Bao Chicken, and General Tso Chicken can be ordered here. For a more Western flavor, Kiangche is also available with dishes such as Stir Fried Scallops, Saucy Chicken, and Lemon Chicken.

 

The Lotus Blossom Café also provides Chinese delicacies as a counter service restaurant. Offerings here include Sweet & Sour Chicken, Stir Fried Beef, Shanghai Grilled Chicken, Sesame Noodles & Marinated Vegetables, Egg rolls, and Vegetable Lo Mein.

 

To say hello to cast members, say "Ni hao," pronounced nee HOW. In addition, the hidden Mickey can be found in the dragon mural at the "Dragon, Ruler of the Wind and Waves" exhibit. It is located in the clouds, near to the tail.