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Shenzhen has a wealth of tourist attractions

By Carlton Leisure - 27/05/2014


Nuzzled against the mountains and facing the beautiful sea; Shenzhen has found place in UNESCO’s creative cities. This one of the most affluent cities and Special Economic Zones in China has expanded dramatically in a couple of decades. Hub to farming and fishing community till early 1980, the city with a small population was chosen to propel the economic reform of china. And the results are overwhelming; this once farming village is richest and most glamorous cities in China. Not a surprise, this fast evolving city in China is attracting business people, migrant workers and tourists to see the success story called Shenzhen. This once noisy city has a lot to offer to its visitors. Here we suggest things to do during your visit to Shenzhen.

Dafen Oil Painting Village

Watching art could be a delight but what about watching art in making. The experience could be overwhelming. Dafen Oil Painting Village, a small town on the outskirts Shenzhen awards you an experience of lifetime where you can see artists painting original artwork or making copies of classics.

Dapeng Fortress

Visiting Dapeng Fortress could be an experience in itself as this fortress situated in Longgang district is nothing short of a living museum. During your visit to this old town you will see homes, temples, shops, and courtyards that look as good as they were built during the Ming (1368–1644) and Qing (1644–1911) dynasties. There are several gates to enter this city which is still abuzz with people and activities.

China Folk Culture Village

Want to see replicas of famous sights in China. Then visiting Splendid China could be an ideal option. On your visit to this place you will see minority culture demonstrations. A mini-monorail takes you to the different sights and attractions.

Window of the World

Window of the World is an ideal destination for family vacationers. Situated in the western parts of Shenzhen this theme park spread over an area of 48 hectares houses 130 replicas of the major attractions of the world.

Shenzhen Museum

Want to understand the dynamic transformation of city from a small farming village to a vibrant city than visiting Shenzhen Museum could be a good option. The museum showcases dynamic transformation of the city through various interactive multimedia presentations.

Minsk World

Minsk World is one of the most popular tourist attractions. Take your kids there and they will enjoy the experience to the hilt. Minsk World is a Soviet Era aircraft carrier bought by a group of business executives. The top deck of this aircraft carrier houses several fighter planes and helicopters of Soviet era.