Brief InformationShenzhen is located south of the Tropic of Cancer, adjacent to Hong Kong. Enjoying a subtropical marine climate, Shenzhen's temperature is average 22.4 ℃ all year around. With flowers and green grass all seasons, its green coverage is accounting for 45% of the total area, which is 1948.69 square kilometers. Shenzhen is awarded IRPRA "International Garden City" and UNEP "Global 500 Roll of Honor for Environmental Achievement".
Shenzhen is the first special economic zone of China. Over the past three decades, its fast development has yielded the highest per capita GDP in the Chinese mainland. Today's Shenzhen is one of the most robust and fastest growing cities in the country.
As the only domestic city with sea, air and land ports, Shenzhen has the largest number of ports and has become one of the major windows for China to the outside world. With its strong economic growth and modernized urban infrastructure, Shenzhen ranks first among all the cities for its comprehensive competitiveness.
Why Visit ShenzhenWitness the China Speed: Established as a city only for more than 30 years, Shenzhen show you the amazing developmental speed from an ordinary village to the global international metropolis holding over 280 Global 500 companies and forest of modern skyscrapers.
Marvel at Creativity of Young Chinese: Diverse new things and technologies are created in Shenzhen nearly every day, from intelligent smart phones to unmanned aerial vehicle, every creation prove the new China and new potential generation of Chinese to the world!
One of the Four Key Cities of the World 4th Great Bay Area: Guangdong Hong Kong Macau Greater Bay Area is the world 4th bay area, following San Francisco Bay Area, New York Bay Area and Tokyo Bay Area, however with competitive potential and strength to rank higher. Shenzhen together with Hong Kong, Macau and Guangzhou as the four key cities provides particularly modern prosperity with a bulk of trading and investigating opportunities, handy linking to other places by air, rail, road and water, and a rich series of new things to encounter. This city is getting more and more influential and vibrant among the world for a new look of China!
Have Great Fun in Amusement Parks: Windows of the World, Splendid China, Happy Valley…, multiple amusement theme parks prepare wonderful projects and shows create terrifically happy hours for your family trip there!
Enjoy Hakka Culture: More than 300 Hakka residential buildings are well preserved within Shenzhen to seek the major culture of this city. Crane Lake Hakka Village, Gankeng Village, etc. are not to be missed!
Things to do in ShenzhenTop-ten Attractions in Shenzhen
Shenzhen as the window to the world has a lot of places to feel the superfast developmental pace of China and the amazing modern fashion of this historical country. Here we select the top theme parks, skyscrapers, villages, museums, etc. for your highlighting days to catch the glittery cityscape, unique culture of traditional and marine, comprehensive opening to different cultures, energetic creativity, and so on of this powerful and potential city.
Featured Activities in Shenzhen
You will have no one second boring in Shenzhen, because there are always a lot of interesting and worth doing activities and tries to make you feel glad and fruitful, such as admire excellent shows, having fun in theme parks, tasting gourmets, going different shopping, etc.
Transportation in Shenzhen:Get to Shenzhen By Air: There is one airport in Shenzhen - Shenzhen Baoan International Airport (IATA: SZX), which is one of the 4 largest airports in China. It has around 190 air routes to more than 110 domestic cities, including Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Xian, Chengdu, Chongqing, Hangzhou, Wuhan, Kunming, Guiyang, Zhangjiajie, Lanzhou, Sanya, Zhengzhou, Harbin, Macau, Taipei, etc. and about 30 international cities, including Los Angeles, Auckland, Sidney, Milan, Frankfort, Singapore, Tokyo, Seoul, etc. Situated in Baoan District, this airport needs about 1 hour to get to city downtown by driving about 45 kilometers. Besides, local Metro Line 1, airport bus, taxi, etc. are available.
By Bullet Train: Shenzhen has convenient network of high-speed trains which connect many destinations in China, with the nice services of the four high speed train stations, including the more frequently used Shenzhen North Station and Futian Station. Travelers can take a cool bullet train from Beijing (8.5-10.5 hours), Shanghai (11.5 hours), Guangzhou (0.5-1.5 hours), Guilin (3-3.5 hours), Yangshuo (2.5-3 hours), Xiamen (3.5 hours), Wuhan (4-5 hours), Changsha (3-3.5 hours), Xian (9.5-10 hours), etc. to Shenzhen with speed and comfort. Moreover, after the operation of Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong High Speed Rail Link, visitors can also start from Hong Kong West Kowloon Station to get to Shenzhen within 20 minutes.
By Coach: There are 57 long distance bus stations in the various districts in Shenzhen, and the most used are Luohu Bus Station, Futian Bus Station, Huanggang Bus Station, Nanshan Bus Station, Yantian Bus Station and Baoan Bus Station. There are many daily coaches to other cities in whole Guangdong Province (including Guangzhou), Hong Kong, Macau, and many cities in other provinces including Hunan, Hubei, Fujian, Hainan, Guangxi, etc. Most coaches are high speed and depart every 15-40 minutes.
By Ferry: Visitors can also take a ferry to Shenzhen from Hong Kong, Hong Kong International Airport, Macau, and Zhuhai. The more frequently used ports are Shekou Port and Fuyong Port.
Get Around Shenzhen To get in and around Shenzhen, travelers can take the convenient Shenzhen Metro (8 lines under operation), bus, taxi, etc. Besides, our private transfer service is also recommended for a worry-free and speedy transfer during a city trip!
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