The Angry Birds theme park had long been in the works. Rovio's been angling to create a theme park in China since 2011. After years of planning, the park was finally officially opened to the public last week.

There was a soft opening, with the park being open to the public for the latter part of September, but the official opening was on National Day (October 1 in China).

Keep in mind that this is the first official Angry Birds theme park in China. The one opened in Changsha, Hunan Province a few years ago was unlicensed.

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Located in Haining, Zhejiang Province, the park covers over 10,000 square meters of space with an "Angry Birds Castle", a Parkour activity park, and a musical stadium. There are also official Angry Birds gift shops and an interactive gaming area where tourists and guests can play Angry Birds on various electronic devices.

Online reactions to the park on China's Twitter-like Sina Weibo have so far been fairly positive.

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Happiness for little children aside, there doesn't seem to be any details on what offerings there are for adults. Supposedly there are talks about opening more Angry Birds parks in China.

Source: People's Daily, China Daily

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