5 cultural halls to visit in and around Sanya
It’s not just the unbeatable combination of sea, beach and sunshine that makes Sanya such a magical tourist city, a wonderful variety of explorations which give visitors insight into Sanya’s tropical culture do exist in this tropical coastal tourist city.
There is something for every taste and interest. Surround yourself with the city’s unique culture by visiting one of its cultural halls with topics as diverse as Li folk culture, pearl, rainforest resources and marine culture.
Hainan Rainforest Exhibition Center 海南雨林展览馆
Located at Yalong Bay Tropical Rainforest Tourism Area, the exhibition hall covers an area of 300 sqm. The center displays more than 100 pictures, panoramically presenting the whole Hainan Island ranging from the island’s major mountains and the unspoiled rainforest landscape.
It is the first ever of its kind in Hainan to help satisfy the artistic and educated needs of the city’s residents and tourists.
Among the showcasing photos, many rare plant and animal species are labeled specifically with the Chinese and Latin names to help visitors have a better understanding of them.
Tel: +86 898 38278830
Add: Yalong Bay Tropical Rainforest Park, Sanya 三亚市热带天堂森林公园
Opening hours: 8:00am-5:00pm
Sanya Pearl Cultural Center 三亚京润珍珠文化馆
Sanya Pearl Cultural Center is located in Hengxin Avenue, Jiyang Town, Sanya City, covering a land area of 23 acres.
The museum consists of six parts, which are Pear History and Culture, Pearl Formation, Cultivation and Processing, Pearl Jewelry Arts and Crafts, Pearl Recognition, Pear Fashion and Ornament Evolution, Pearl for Medicinal Use, Health Preservation and Healthcare.
Additionally, there is an extra-large exhibition hall of 2500sqm, displaying series of pearl products. Here the products are rich in varieties. Thousands of individualized and fashionable pearl jewelry at rational price provide you the best appreciation and shopping place for pearl products.
Tel: +86 898 88341334
Add: 186, Hengxing Avenue, Jiyang Town, Sanya 三亚市吉阳镇亨新大道186号
Opening hours: 8:00am-5:30pm
Trick Art Museum奇幻艺术体验馆
Trick Art Museum allows the visitors to directly interact with characters in the paintings by employing the latest visual and audio recognition multimedia technology.
Covering an area of 1,500 sqm, the Trick Art Museum consists of 7 themed-sections; the Parody Zone (showing famous paintings and sculptures), Animal Zone, Jurassic Zone, Aquarium Zone, Egypt Zone, Magic Zone, and Illusion Zone. The museum will present a total of 120 artworks by 20 famous oil painting artists.
Tel: +86 898 38223662
Add: F1/2, Ren Wen Shui An, Hedong Road, Sanya三亚市河东路62号人文水岸1,2层
Opening hours: 9:30am-9:30pm
Intangible Heritage Exhibition Hall of Li People at Binglanggu Vally非物质文化遗产槟榔谷陈列馆
An array of Li people’s ancient musical instruments made of ox horns, logs, bamboo and coconut shells are on display at the Intangible Heritage Exhibition Hall of Li People.
The exhibition hall also houses the Li people’s brocade, including the Dragon Quilt, the best product of traditional Li ethnic group brocade.
In addition, a number of state-preserved intangible cultural heritage skills including drilling wood to make fire, making pottery at low temperature and performing Li folk songs are on display at the exhibition hall
Tel: +86 898 38660888
Add: Li and Miao Ecological Cultural Tourism Area of Hainan Binglanggu Valley保亭黎族自治县甘什岭槟榔谷海南原住民文化旅游区
Opening hours: 7:30am-5:30pm
Hainan Coral Hall 海南珊瑚馆
Hainan Coral Hall is the largest of its kind in China located at the Boundary Islet Scenic Spt in Lingshui County.
Covering an area of 1,200 square meters, the hall is divided into two floors which can hold over 1,000 visitors.
In the hall, various kinds of colorful coral are growing freely in the water. Over 10,000 pieces of living coral and specimen representing 120 species are on display.
Tel: +86 898 83347666
Add: Ox Ridge, Haikou–Sanya East Line Freewa海口—三亚东线高速公路牛岭出口处
Opening hours: 7:30am – 6:30pm
SOURCE: WOS Team