Hengdian World Studios is located in the town of Hengdian in Jinhua, 160 kilometers away from Hangzhou, within the 4-hour-transportation tourism and economy circle. It is one of the largest films and teleplay shooting base in Asia, covering an area of 121 square kilometers. Hengdian World Studios was originally built during the mid-1990s with an accumulative investment of 3 billion yuan ($452.15 million). There are 13 film and teleplay shooting bases and 2 ultra-large modern studios with regional design characteristics of both the South and the North, including Guangzhou Street, Hong Kong Street, Palace of the Ming and Qing Dynasties, Emperor Qin Palace, Dazhi Temple and the Dreamland, which have attracted tens of thousands of directors and actors to work there. It was awarded the "China's Hollywood" by an American magazine.
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