World Park lies in the southwestern Fengtai District in Beijing, 16 kilometers from the city proper. It features 106 miniatures of the most famous sites from 14 countries and regions around the world. The World Park has offered tourists a chance to view the world and experience the colorful folk customs within one day in one place.
The park covers an area of 46.7 hectares. The layout is modeled after the five continents and four oceans, incorporating different spectacles and folklore of the world. Most of the architectural structures are built of marble, some with exquisite carvings. These reproductions are vivid. The park includes most of the recognized spots of interest on the globe. Among these are the Wooden Pagoda in China's Ying County, the world's oldest and best-preserved wooden pagoda, the Leaning Tower of Pisa in Italy, the pharos of Alexandria and Eiffel Tower in Paris. China's Qingyingjing Park, Japan's Katzura Imperial Villa, and an old-style garden of the US are grouped together to represent the splendor of the world's different gardening styles and in recognition of the many distinctive forms which landscape gardening has taken in China. Lawns in the park are dotted with 100 well-known sculptures, among them the Statue of Liberty, the Little Mermaid from Copenhagan, Michelangelo's David and the Venus de Milo. Besides, the park also has an entertainment area where people could taste the cuisine of various countries and buy the souvenirs of various countries.
The park also has a fountain operated by laser beams, a plant maze and a fairyland in which children and adults alike can enjoy themselves. Regular international parades of folklore are planned to provide the tourist with a chance to view folk customs from different countries. Since it opened in 1993, the Beijing World Park has attracted numerous visitors. Besides, the park has added new items every year. Of China's theme parks, the Beijing World Park is outstanding in term of its exquisite architecture, rich and colorful activities and cultural atmosphere. Visitors can travel the world in one day, and the park has become a window displaying the culture of various countries.