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China Pictures

I visited China, Thailand, and Singapore in 1993.
I went to Splendid China Theme Park in Orlando Florida in 2002

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Take a look at these comparison photos!

1960 - Grandfather's picture of Wat Arun in Bangkok, Thailand

1993 - My picture.

 

1993 - My picture of the entrance to the Forbidden City in Beijing, China.

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2002 - My picture of the same thing in Splendid China, Orlando Florida

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1993 - My picture of the Terra Cotta soldier in Xian,China.

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2002 - My picture of the same thing in Splendid China, Orlando Florida

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1993 - The Great Wall. 4200 miles long in China
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2002 - My picture in Splendid China, Orlando Florida.  4 feet tall, half a mile long.
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Splendid China Out of business so www.floridasplendidchina.com  doesn't work.

3000 Splendid China Boulevard
Kissimmee, Florida  34747

Located 2 miles from Disney World on U.S. 192 west, three miles west of 1-4 (exit 25B), between mile markers 4 & 5.

1-407-396-7111 or 800-244-6226  email: schina @ earthlink.net

This is a 76 acre park.  The pathways are landscaped with bonsai trees

It features 58 exhibits replicating Chinese landmarks in miniature.  There are knee-high buildings, bridges, and temples.  You can see: 

There are four restaurants and 13 gift shops.

We watched a performance by Chinese dancers.

Built by China Travel Service of Hong Kong at a cost of $100 million.

Entrance cost is $23.55

The Splendid China park opened in December, 1993. I visited in January, 2002.  It closed shortly after that.

 

Jan, 2002 . Mom and Dad drove down from St.Aug. I flew from Atl.  Stayed at Renaissance Worldgate, 3011 Maingaite Lane, Kissimmee, FL 34747.  www.renaissancehotels.com.  Total cost for 4 nights was $162.75 = ($35 x 4 ) + 16.80 tax + 5.95 processing fee on priceline.com.  Not bad!!!

 

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