Song Dynasty Town, located at the southwest of West Lake, is adjacent to Wuyun Mountain in north and Qingtang River in south. It is a park with the theme of culture of Song Dynasty (960AD-1279AD).
Economy, technology and culture in Song Dynasty was the most prosperous and advanced in the medieval world. And Song Dynasty Town is a place where tourists can learn the daily life of Song Dynasty residents. The whole park is divided into such several sections as reproduction area of Riverside Scene at the Pure Moon Festival, the Nine Dragon Column Complex Area, Immortal Mountain Area, South Song Dynasty Palace Area, etc. Based on the traditional art arrangement of hills and water garden, the park features brightness, elegance and utilization from western parks. According to the view of Riverside Scene at the Pure Moon Festival, Song Dynasty Town best display the prosperity of the ancient cities in Song Dynasty. Civilization is the soul of the park which is the best representative of traditional garden architecture, folk customs, social life and culture and art in Song Dynasty.
It will be very enjoyable to wander on the ancient streets, experience the ancient lifestyle of Song Dynasty’s residents and watch the various types of shows and performances. The most famous performance is Thousand Years’ Feeling of Song Dynasty Town, a large-scale dance and song drama, which attracts many tourists.