This majestic and breathtaking dragon stretches for 217 feet. This particular dragon’s body is made up of over 20,000 china plates, each carefully tied by hand to form the individual scales on its body. In China, the ancient dragon is a symbol for auspicious tidings and great fortune.
Have you ever wanted to go on an African safari? Well, no need to look further than our Animal Garden, which features a 13 foot tall display with African wildlife, ranging from the tallest giraffes to the tiniest meerkats.
The Ocean contains many breathtaking wonders, as presented in this 16 foot tall display. Jellyfish, dolphins, oysters, schools of fish, and flora of all kinds make the ocean explode with colorful diversity. The ocean is truly filled with many wonders that can appear with the blink of an eye – like that mermaid on the rock! Quick, get a picture with her before she swims off!
At this dinosaur gathering, you can find all sorts of dinosaurs around the corner. You’ll be astounded by this wild mix of dinosaurs, from the ferocious tyrannosaurus rex, to the tall Brachiosaurus, and more.
Transport yourself over 100 million years back into the past, and walk into a time where dinosaurs ruled the world. Enter Dinosaur Park through the 26 foot tall Dinotopia gate that features a stunning sneak peak of what you might find behind the gate of Dinosaur Park.
Windmill has been an emblem of the Dutch for centuries, as these mills dot the picturesque landscape of the Netherlands, and generate energy to create needed products. Although the number of windmills has declined, they are still an important part of Dutch history and culture.
Shh! Stay quiet and keep your eyes peeled, because baby dinosaurs are hatching right now! If you’re careful, you can go into the nest yourself while Momma Dinosaur is away. Sit and take pictures inside these 5 foot tall eggs for proof that you saw a dinosaur hatching.
As the main entrance into Lights of the World, Golden Gate stands at 53 feet tall and spans over 100 feet with a beautiful kaleidoscope of colors. Golden Gate uses over 100,000 lights to create a stunning, Baroque castle-like display. However, before you step through these doors, take some time to observe the local influence interwoven in the entrance. Notice the horses on both sides, honoring the Wild Horse Pass, and the Gila River Indian Tribe “Man in the Maze” of I’itoi, the tribe’s symbolized belief as the creator of the beginning of time, this is placed in the center of the gate. Now, as you enter into this dream-like world, ready yourself for a time of fun and wonder!
Move aside Hello Kitty, the pandas are in town! Take a picture with China’s very own treasure: the great pandas. Fun fact: unlike the prominent 16 foot panda, the crowd of pandas in front are made from fiberglass, giving them a different definition.
Christmas always evokes images of special food and gifts, like candy canes, stockings, ornaments, lollipops, and spinning tops. They’re part of a cherished tradition and American culture, as everyone takes part in the festivity.
This 26 foot tall tower is famous for the unintended tilt in its structure. The soft construction ground couldn’t properly support its weight, resulting in the tilt we see now. In 1990, it leaned at 5.5 degrees; however, restoration has reversed this lean. Today, the tower leans at about 3.99 degrees, leaving the top of the tower displaced from the center by almost 13 feet.
Santa Claus is coming to town! For everyone that has been good this year, Santa is bringing gifts as we head into Christmas and the New Year. You can take a picture with Santa Claus as he tries to sneak by!
Have you ever wanted to visit the London Bridge, one of the most famous architecture pieces in the world? Look no further, as this dazzling representation is set right in front of you! Stretching for 78 feet, the London Bridge is lit up with a dazzling set of lights.
Take in one of the most iconic structures in the world: the Eiffel Tower. Located in Paris, the city of love itself, the Eiffel Tower is famous as a romantic and even magical spot. You can even take pictures in a special booth right here as a reminder of the amazing sight.
The New Year is a flurry of excitement and cheer as everyone spends moments with loved ones and makes resolutions for the next year. We hope this festival becomes a place to form new memories with friends and family. Happy New Year!
It’s always great to keep a memento, so take a picture as your Chinese zodiac here! This is especially true for the Monkey and Rooster zodiacs, as 2016 is the Year of the Monkey, and 2017 is the Year of the Rooster.
You don’t need to go to the Red Square in Moscow, Russia to see the famed Saint Basil’s Cathedral! Originally built from 1555 to 1561, its vivid colors and size make it an awe-inspiring sight, especially in this lit-up representation.
Take a step back to the past as you are transported to the time of the ancient Egyptians. This is a place where pharaohs ruled and commanded others to build monuments in their honor. The Secrets of Egypt is a 26 foot tall monument filled with pyramids and statues, just waiting for you to discover its secrets.
This display exudes American patriotism with its depictions of time-old symbols, including flag-patterned stars, Uncle Sam’s hat, and the Statue of Liberty proudly bearing her torch 30 feet in the air. As an icon of freedom and democracy, the statue has always been a representation of American greatness and liberty.
This family of stegosaurus allows you to see that dinosaurs share the same amount of love for their families just as we do for our families. The fun colors on the stegosaurus are also sure to brighten your day!
The Temple of Heaven is an ancient complex of religious buildings located in southeastern Beijing, reflecting the special architecture of the 1400s. This temple was specifically used by Chinese royalty as a place of worship.
The 12 Chinese Zodiac are animals that are each assigned to a year within a 12-year cycle. People identify with whichever animal represents the year they were born in. 2016 is the Year of the Monkey, and 2017 is the Year of the Rooster.
This 13 foot tall nutcracker has long since been a symbol of Christmastime. Nutcrackers evoke a sense of magic and excitement for the holiday season, and have been featured in films and ballets. Hopefully this lantern set brings you a magical experience as well!
Prepare to travel through the archway that will bring you to the time of the dinosaurs. Be ready to stop in your tracks at the sight of this awesome time machine that spans over 60 feet in length and almost 20 feet in height.
Be on the lookout for hungry brachiosaurus, because this tree grove filled with 10 foot tall ancient plant life looks like the perfect place for them to settle down to have a picnic. Be careful as you wander through this forest and beyond, as they are filled with archaic plant and animal life.