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This Dwarf Empire Of China Is The Strangest Amusement Park In The World


China is the land of various odd and captivating tourist attractions, and Dwarf Empire is the one of them.

There is a separate town of dwarves in China which is famous around the world as a  “Kingdom of Little People” or “Dwarf Empire”. It is situated in the mountains of southern China near the new city of Kunming. It is an amusement park for tourists that features comic performances by people with dwarfism.

The town was founded in 2009 by Chen Mingjing and has around 100 midgets from all over the country living here. Many-a-times, the place has been continuously dragged into controversies for treating dwarfism as a humorous condition. But, its supporters claim that it provides employment to people who are unable to find a job for themselves. The dwarf people over here serve their lives by entertaining tourists with their performances. They sing, dance and perform on stage for the visitors. The performances often feature a “Dwarf King”, who is only a meter tall.

If you are about to visit tourist destinations in China, you should totally add this kingdom of little people in your bucket list. So, guys! Just dive in the story, check out the gallery and know more about this wonderful theme park of dwarves.

This Dwarf Empire Of China Is The Strangest Amusement Park In The World

This Dwarf Empire Of China Is The Strangest Amusement Park In The World

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Welcome to the Dwarf's Amusement Park!

Welcome to the Dwarf's Amusement Park!

The Dwarf Empire aka Kingdom of little people opened its doors in 2009 to provide platform to dwarves who are often unable to seek employment opportunities.

The Dwarf Empire aka Kingdom of little people opened its doors in 2009 to provide platform to dwarves who are often unable to seek employment opportunities.

This dwarf theme park cost $14 million. The community of 100 super talented midgets reside here and entertain tourists with their performances.

This dwarf theme park cost $14 million. The community of 100 super talented midgets reside here and entertain tourists with their performances.

They live in mushroom-like tiny houses that are especially built considering their size. Also, these people are skilled performers and are offered pretty handsome salaries between $160 to $480 a month for their job.

They live in mushroom-like tiny houses that are especially built considering their size. Also, these people are skilled performers and are offered pretty handsome salaries between $160 to $480 a month for their job.

There are terms and conditions to get employment in this amusement park.

There are terms and conditions to get employment in this amusement park.

In order to be a part of this town, one must be below or equal to 4 feet 3 inches tall, have no infectious disease and should be older than 50 years.

These people feature their performance twice a day for the visitors coming to their amusement park everyday.

These people feature their performance twice a day for the visitors coming to their amusement park everyday.

The performers wear dresses which sometimes resemble halloween costumes. But, these little people look adorable in them. They sing, dance and perform acrobatics to amuse tourists. Rendition of "Swan lake " is the most popular performance of the Dwarf town.

Little people in America many times criticized the Dwarf Empire as they think that this town is disrespecting and exploiting the dwarfism.

Little people in America many times criticized the Dwarf Empire as they think that this town is disrespecting and exploiting the dwarfism.

Little people of America criticized the Dwarf Empire several times, as they think that this town is disrespecting and exploiting dwarfism.

But, the founder of the park said that it has provided dwarf people with employment, purpose and freedom.

But, the founder of the park said that it has provided dwarf people with employment, purpose and freedom.

During a talk with the Vice News, a performer told that before she came to the 'Kingdom of the Little People', she didn't know that there were other people out there like her.

During a talk with the Vice News, a performer told that before she came to the 'Kingdom of the Little People', she didn't know that there were other people out there like her.

The place gave them confidence and they no more feel different from the rest of the people in the world. Dwarfism is not a disability. Now-a-days many little people are coming ahead with the incredible talent in them which truly doesn't go with their size.

Disabled people of China are the victim of discrimination.

Disabled people of China are the victim of discrimination.

In 2013, it was revealed in a report that 40 percent of disabled people in China are illiterate and unemployed.

The park is not very successful in generating profit as per the expectation but Mingjing, the creator of the park hopes that one day, it will become a popular tourist attraction at international level.

The park is not very successful in generating profit as per the expectation but Mingjing, the creator of the park hopes that one day, it will become a popular tourist attraction at international level.

Mingjing also has started English classes for all the people and is hoping to have 1000 dwarf employees soon in his park. Courtesy: theguardian.com

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