Hengdian World Studios And a Forbidden City Replica

The Hengdian World Studios located in Zhejiang province is one of the largest 'artificial' film studios in China. It is run by the privately-owned Hengdian Group. There are a number of theme parks at the Studio including the Emperor Qin's Palace, and replica of imperial palaces of the Ming and Qing dynasties.


For images of these two large studios visit:

http://www.hengdianworld.com/english/park/qwg/


Zhang Yimou had a replica Forbidden City built at the studios when he made the film Curse of the Golden Flower (Mancheng jin gua huangjin jia) in 2006. Zhang also shot his epic film Hero (Yingxiong) at Hengdian in 2002.

For more information on the Hengdian World Studios visit:

http://shanghaiist.com/2007/10/07/hengdian_world.php

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