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China West Film Studio, known as the Western Film and Television City, is located in the northwest of Yinchuan city. Since the 1980s more than eighty movies have been filmed in the China West Film Studio. China West Film Studio is the very best choice of location base to shoot Western China and Ancient China theme movies' outdoor scene. Visiting this location will give you a rough idea of how Chinese movies are made and why they have received great prizes at both domestic and international film festivals. Established by well-known Chinese writer Zhang Xianliang, the film city is famous for

films depicting the landscape and culture of West China, such as the Red Sorghum, and international prize winner. Chinese film goes abroad from here. The Western Film and Television City, given the name of Oriental Hollywood by Chinese, is located in the Zhenbei Castle about thirty kilometers west of Yinchuan. The castle was a military fortress in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) as a stretagic defensive function against nomadic ethnic groups to the north of Helan Mountain, hence the name of Zhenbei Castle. 'Zhen' means 'defense', 'bei' means 'north'. Zhenbei Castle is actually two castles: the old one

and new one built in Ming and Qing Dynasty respectively. With the long history and ancient style buildings, it attracts many visitors and artists. Nowadays, it is also a very popular travel destination. Some guide information of China West Film Studio.
Location: Zhenbeibu, Xixia District, Yinchuan City              Contact number: +86 951 2136068/88              Tickets: RMB60/Person          Opening hours: 8:00-18:00 (Apr.15-Oct.15); 8:30---17:30 (Oct.16-Apr.14)

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