Lantern fair kicks off in ancient park

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Updated: 2019-10-20

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The first Guangfulin Lantern Fair kicked off in Guangfulin Cultural Relics Park, where ancient relics dating back to the Neolithic Age were unearthed, local media reported on Oct 11.

The lantern fair covers an area of 100,000 square meters and features over 40 large lantern sets. With the help of 3D projection and dance shows, visitors will find themselves lost in a wonderland of lights.

Lantern fair kicks off in ancient park

Lanterns highlight various traditional Chinese cultural elements and imbue the night with a sense of mystery and legend. [Photo/WeChat account: sheshanlvyou]

Guangfulin Relic Park, located in the south of Sheshan Resort, showcases historic relics from the late Neolithic Age in China. The relics belong to Songze culture and Liangzhu culture, and are important representations of early urban civilization in ancient China.

Lantern fair kicks off in ancient park

A sea of light-emitting diodes and multiple groups of 3D projectors help the ancient park to retell its stories with a 3-minute light show. [Photo/WeChat account: sheshanlvyou]

Some 20 exhibitions display how people in Shanghai used to live, as well as their history and culture. Over 9,000 square meters of relics are underwater, which has become a highlight of the attraction. The parts beneath the water are historical objects not yet excavated.

Lantern fair kicks off in ancient park

Dancers wow audience with their elegant movements. The show is currently being staged near the front entrance of Fulin Tower. [Photo/WeChat account: sheshanlvyou]

Location: East area of Guangfulin Cultural Relics Park

Opening hours: 17:30-22:00

Ticket price: 80 yuan ($11.27)

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