Shenzhen Tourist Places to Visit in Shenzhen, China, Asia

Shenzhen Tourist Places to Visit in Shenzhen, China, Asia

Shenzhen is sited on the Asian continent in the south region of the country, China. The place is located in the Guangdong province. Shenzhen city was the first among the rest of Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in the country, China. The geographical coordinates puts Shenzhen at 22033’ N and 114006’ E and covers over an area of 2,050 km2. The place is 12 meters above sea level. During summer season the average temperature is 260C and in winter temperature drops to 120C.


History of Shenzhen:

As per historians, Shenzhen was ruled by the Han dynasty in the 3rd century. During the reign the region had salt pans around the Pearl River. In the 8th century the place, Shenzhen became a commercial center. In the period from 1276 to 79, the place was ruled by Southern Song dynasty. Naval ports where built on the banks of the river Pearl. Later in the year 1410, the Ming dynasty ruled Shenzhen. Overtime the place witnessed the arrival of Portuguese traders on the banks of the river Pearl.

In the year 1979, Shenzhen was declared a Special Economic Zone.


Food, Shopping & Culture of Shenzhen:

The official language of Shenzhen is Mandrain Chinese. Apart from Mandrain, Teochew, Cantonese, Hokkien, Hunanese and English is also spoken in and around the city. Shenzhen enjoys various festivals and events throughout the year with great enthusiasm.

Both, continental and non-continental cuisines are available throughout Shenzhen Hot and spicy specialties of Sichuan Province which serves authentic Shenzhen cuisines.

Luohu Commercial City (Lo Wu Shopping Plaza) is a well known shopping center located in the Zhejiang district close to the River North.


Tourist Places in Shenzhen:

Fairy Lake Botanical Garden

Located in the east of Shenzhen city this place is a natural beauty with lush greenery all around.


Dameisha and Xiaomeisha Beaches

These beaches are one of the best tourist spots along the coast and provide a scenic view of the vast sea.


Donghu Park

This park exhibits a range of beautiful chrysanthemum and was created in the year 1984.


Overseas Chinese Town East

This tourist spot is one of the most fascinating spot filled with abundance of lush greenery. The place spans over an area of 9 sq kms.


Minsk World

Sited at Dapeng Bay, this park is a military park and displays the Minsk aircraft carrier used by Soviet Pacific Navy. One can have a feel on being aboard the Navy vessel.


Other Places to visit in Shenzhen:

  • Splendid China
  • Window of the World
  • Shenzhen Happy Valley
  • Shenzhen Safari Park
  • Happy Valley Theme Park
  • Lianhua Mountain Park Wutong
  • Mountain National Park
  • Mangrove National Park
  • Shenzhen Museum


Means of Commutation to Shenzhen:

Shenzhen is well connected via roadways to places within the country. There are plenty of expressways connecting Shenzhen to places within China.

Inter city transportation is facilitated by public buses and taxis and bike and cycle is used for short distance trips.

Shenzhen is well connected by rail link to places within China. There are daily trains at Shenzhen Railway Station moving to and fro to places within China. There are High speed trains at this station moving to and fro to Guangzhou, Shanghai, Shantou, Maoming, Jiujiang, Changsha, Beijing and other places within China. The names of other Railway Station in Shenzhen where high speed trains move to and fro are

  • Shenzhen North Railway Station
  • Shenzhen East Railway Station
  • Longgan Railway Station
  • Futian Railway Station
  • Inter city transportation is also facilitated by Metro, the Luobao and Longhua metro lines.


Shenzhen is well accessed by airways by various places across the globe. The Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport is at a distance of 35 km from the city of Shenzhen.  This airport caters to the arrival and departure of domestic and International flights.

There are ferries that commute travelers from Shenzhen to places like Zhuai, Macau, Kowloon, Hong Kong Island and Hong Kong and vice versa.


Accommodation Options at Shenzhen:

Shenzhen city has a lot to offer to visitors other than its amazing picturesque sceneries and historical monuments. Hotels in Shenzhen ranges from 2 stars and 5 stars have luxurious rooms with air conditioners as well as room heaters. Amenities such as swimming pool, gym, golf ground, children play rooms, etc are available in such three star and four hotels. Some of the hotels in Shenzhen are listed below:

  • The Ritz-Carlton, Shenzhen
  • Grand Hyatt Shenzhen
  • InterContinental Shenzhen
  • JW Marriott Hotel Shenzhen
  • The St. Regis Shenzhen
  • The Langham, Shenzhen
  • Shangri-la Hotel Shenzhen
  • The Westin Shenzhen Nanshan
  • Ascott Maillen Shenzhen
  • Sheraton Dameisha Resort

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