Tai’an Sun Tribe tourism area, China’s first giant theme park featuring the prehistoric civilization, brings the scenes happening in myths and legends into real life with the help of modern science and technology. It is a place where history integrates humanism, tradition meets modernity.

The entrance of the tourism area is designed into a time channel of 60 meters leading back to 5,000 years ago. Menghui Dawenkou(dream back to Dawenkou)is a scene where tourists experience the primitive scenes by the multimedia technology and learn about the prehistoric cultures through real items and written instructions. Dawenkou primitive village is a replica of the ancient village where there are square and round earth huts interspersed among the villages and beside the rivers, in which are exhibited wares made out of stones, bones and ceramics while the ancient people are seemingly busy with their chores. There is also the attraction known as Gonggong’s Fury. A giant and strong chimpanzee holds the rotating carriages where are sitting tourists. It is thrilling either to swing back and forth or rotate with the carriages.

Time traveling:

At the entrance of the theme park is the time traveler which integrates the functions of selling and checking tickets, and tourist service as well. Travelling through this, tourists reach the core cultural area, where there are totem forests, willow trees, rivers. Tourists can enjoy the primitive scenes and experience the primitive lives of the Neolithic period.

Dream back to Dawenkou(meng hui Dawenkou)

The area presents a vivid representation of the primitive scenes with advanced multi-media technology and an all-around exhibition of the Dawenkou culture with real items and text and graphic introductions so that tourists can learn about the prehistoric cultures while touring around. Attractions include: Rotating

Ride, Pirate Ship, Frog Hop, Pendulum Ride, Folklore Street, Tribe Temple, Pottery Making, Dawenkou Primitive Village, Mountain Torrents and Floods, and Apollo.

Primitive Exploration:

This is the most mysterious part in the tourism area. Tourists can explore the truth of the primitive myths and legends. It is a place filled with cultural elements, mysteries, adventures and thrills. Attractions include: Nüwa Mends the Sky (a film demonstration of the Chinese myth), Ghost City, Jungle Adventure, Pangu’s Scream (bungee jumping), and Yunting Hill.

Primitive Adventure:

This is the most vigorous and thrilling part in the tourism area. The amusement attractions here are all associated with an old myth or legend. Tourists can feel the wildness of the primitive period by participating in them. They include: Gonggong’s Fury, Zhurong’s Rage, Cattle Ride, Animal Ride, and Raft Drifting.

Love at Dawenkou:

This is the place where love is witnessed. Attractions include: Life Flame (a 4D thriller), Houyi Shoots the Suns (pendulum ride with the theme of the Chinese myth), Kart Rider Rush, Eight-diagram Stonehenge, Hunting, Pig Olympics, and Fight on Crocodile Island.

Jinwu Old Town

This is a place where services of relaxation, food and business are provided for tourists. For example, there is the Wenhe Hotel, a luxurious hotel that provides accommodation, food, and conference services. Tourist can not only eat foods of various flavors but also shop for souvenirs here in this place.

Reasons for recommendation: Sun Tribe tourism area, covering an area of 3,800 mu(253.3 hectares), is a giant theme park with typical features of Oriental primitive culture. There are static instructions, dynamic demonstrations, interactive amusement, life experiences, etc., through which tourists can learn about the culture of Dawenkou tribe of 5,000 years ago. It is also the first panoramic representation of a primitive tribe of 5,000 years ago in China.

Admission: RMB 160 (general), half price for children(1.2m≤height<1.4m), and seniors between the age of 60 and 70(with certificates), children below 1.2 meters, seniors above 70 years old, servicemen, disabled servicemen enjoy free tickets by presenting certificates.

Opening hours: 8:30-17:30 (April-October), 8:30-16:30 (November-next March)

Tel: 0538-5366666

Address: Manzhuang Town of Tai’an

Transportation:

Inter-city:

Jinan→Sun Tribe Tourism Area

1) National Highway 104→Jinguang Avenue→Sun Tribe Tourism Area,

2) Jingtai Expressway→Manzhuang Toll Gate→drive 100 meters and turn right to Jinguang Avenue →Sun Tribe Tourism Area.

Jining and Xuzhou→Sun Tribe Tourism Area

1) National Highway 104→Jinguang Avenue→Sun Tribe Tourism Area,

2) Jingtai Expressway→Manzhuang Toll Gate→drive 100 meters and turn right to Jinguang Avenue →Sun Tribe Tourism Area.

Laiwu/Zibo→Sun Tribe Tourism Area

1) Laibo Expressway→Tailai Expressway→Tai’an South Toll Gate→Changcheng Road→Taixing Street→Tianyi Road→Shengli Road →Sun Tribe Tourism Area.

2) Laibo Expressway→Tailai Expressway→Tai’an South Toll Gate→Changcheng Road→Jinguang Avenue →Sun Tribe Tourism Area.

Beijing, Tianjian and Hebei→Sun Tribe Tourism Area

Jingtai Expressway→Manzhuang Toll Gate→drive 100 meters and turn right to Jinguang Avenue →Sun Tribe Tourism Area.

Anhui, Jiangsu and Shanghai→Sun Tribe Tourism Area

Jingtai Expressway→Manzhuang Toll Gate→drive 100 meters and turn right to Jinguang Avenue →Sun Tribe Tourism Area.

Henan→Sun Tribe Tourism Area

Ridong Expressway→Jingtai Expressway→Manzhuang Toll Gate→drive 100 meters and turn right to Jinguang Avenue →Sun Tribe Tourism Area.

intra-city:

1) Tai’an→Rongtan South Road→Shengli Road→Sun Tribe Tourism Area,

2) Take bus K26 from railway station or bus station and get off at the terminal station.