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Zhenbeibu Western Film Studio

 Yinchuan Attractions

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Introduction to Zhenbeibu Western Film Studio (镇北堡西部影城)

Zhenbeibu Western Film Studio is located in Yinchuan City of the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. It was invested and established by Chinese famous writer and entrepreneur Zhang Xianliang in the 1990s. Built on the ruins of the barracks in Zhenbeibu, the studio comprises Qing city, Ming city and a street of Old Yinchuan.

Over 100 films were shot in Zhenbeibu Western Film Studio, such as A Chinese Odyssey, New Dragon Gate Inn, The Herdsman and Red Sorghum. The studio enjoys the reputation that “Chinese movies started from here to go global”. In addition, it retains the original unique and desolate landscapes of Zhenbeibu which create a broad space for domestic and foreign artists to display their imaginations.

Zhenbeibu Western Film Studio is one of the heritage sites under city protection. Classified as a AAAAA scenic area in 2011, it is reputed to be “China’s Most Popular Travel Destination”.

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Zhenbeibu Town, Yinchuan, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region

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Main Sights

Qing city, Ming city, a street of Old Yinchuan

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Travel Information

Admission: 100 RMB (Adult), 50 RMB (Child)

Opening Hours: All Day

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Take a tourist bus at Nanmen Square in downtown Yinchuan or take Bus No. 17 at Nanguan Mosque and you can get there.

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Travel Tips 

1. Avoid visiting during school holidays and Golden Week in October as there will be large numbers of local tourists.

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