Zhenbeipu Studios – Western China Film Studios (镇北堡西部影城)
Zhenbeipu Studios/ Western China Film Studios – “the Hollywood of China” – 镇北堡西部影城
A must see if you visit Yinchuan, is the Zhenbeipu Western Film Studio or Western China Film Studio which is one of the main attractions in Ningxia with a rating of 5 out of 5 Chinese Stars. It is one of the three biggest film studios in China and the most famous in the western part of the People’s Republic. The Zhenbeipu Studio was build on a former fortress which was destroyed by a massive earthquake. Since 1992, more than 80 movies were filmed in the Western China Film Studios which was set up by the famous Chinese writer Zhang Xianling.
It is located about 20 KM outside of Yinchuan and you can reach it by bus or taxi. We suggest you to take the bus because it is affordable and convenient. According to the official Zhenbeibu Studio website, the bus 17 is driving twice a day towards the studios, 9 am and 10 am. But don’t worry, at least for the way back the bus is driving several times a day to the city. For more information’s, you should visit their website.
The Zhenbeipu Studios / West China Film Studios provide you with a private Chinese-speaking guide who will show you around the property. For none Chinese speakers they provide English, German, Arabic and other audio guides for you.
When you arrive at the Western Ningxia Film Studios you have to pay a 60 kuai admission fee and 10 kuai for the audio guide. Once you enter the Studios you will enjoy the beautiful old flair of Ningxia with a desert cowboy-style look. You can also discover what an old street of Yinchuan looks like. Other attractions inside are the beautiful scenery, Chinese stone carving, shadow art, theater performances and more. Off course, all the places were some of the most famous Chinese movies have been recorded are still conserved and you can discover them.
Did you ever want to be a part of a Chinese movie? Now is the day that your wish comes true. A special service from the studio is that they can arrange to make a small video in on of your favorite film scenes.
Winter – 8:30 – 17:30
Summer – 9:00 – 18:00
Address in English:
Address in Chinese:
地址：宁夏 银川市 西夏区 镇北堡
24小时热线电话：400-618-8892 / 0951—2136068 2136088