Shenzhen does not have as many historical attractions as other famous cities in China, however, it has created a number of excellent theme parks which entertain while teaching visitors about China and the world. Some attractions are listed as below for reference:
Splendid ChinaSplendid China is by far the world's largest and most elaborate miniature-scenery park, where people can enjoy miniature replicas of the country's best-known natural scenery and places of historical and cultural interest. Over 80 notable landmarks from around China can be experienced in miniature in the one location, including the Forbidden City, the Terracotta Army and the Great Wall.
China Folk Culture VillagesLinked to Splendid China, the Chinese Folk Culture Village features 24 life-sized ethic villages showcasing the customs, arts, architecture, cuisine and performances of the 56 cultural groups from around China. Here people can learn about the lifestyle and national folklore of the ethnic groups in China.
Overseas Chinese Town EastOverseas Chinese Town East, or OCT East for short, is a quite large tourist place in Shenzhen as well as a Shenzhen must go place, where you can have fun from morning till night. You may find the theme parks, resort hotel, tourist towns in European style there. In the Knight Valley, you can get relaxed by the wood coaster, indoor surfing, drift river, flume ride and more exciting rides. You can also watch the Brid Art Show, see the giant waterfalls, and so on. Entering the Tea Stream Valley on higher position, a large colorful flower field would come into your sight first, and then Interlaken Town would make you feel like being under the Alpines. At Ancient Tea Town, you can learn Chinese culture while tasting the fresh tea.
Window of the WorldShenzhen Window of the World in Nanshan District is a fantastic replica park situated at the Overseas Chinese Town. It displays world wonders historical sites, natural landscape, and foreign folklore in scaled-down replicas. Within one day, you can visit many reproductions of famous sites from different countries, such as Mahamuni Pagoda of Mandalay, the Angkor Wat of Cambodia. European architectural splendors, such as the Eiffel Tower, the Ancient Athens, the Leaning Tower of Pisa and the Tower of London etc.
Shenzhen Happy ValleyAs a sought-after theme park, Happy Valley should be counted in the best places to visit in Shenzhen. There are various facilities for you to have fun inside. If young people would like to seek thrill, the flume ride with the world’s largest drop, bungee jumping from the elevated tower, diverse roller coasters etc. are considerable to play.
Dameisha BeachDameisha Seaside Park or called Dameisha Beach, the best beach in the region, is absolutely one of the must Shenzhen places to visit. The park is divided into different zones for swimming, water sports, barbecue, leisure activities, etc. You can swim and play the water sports like jet skiing and parasailing in the sea; enjoy the sunlight bath, play beach volleyball and have a barbecue party on the soft beaches; and stroll along Seaside Plank Road to enjoy the beautiful seascapes. With so many fun things to do, no wonder it is among the Shenzhen best places to visit.
Xichong BeachThis is the largest and longest beach in Shenzhen, and has been praised to be one of the most beautiful beaches in China. Located at the southernmost point of Dapeng Peninsula, the original seaside landscapes make Xichong Beach a fairy place to go in Shenzhen. It is popular to hike between the coasts of Xichong and Dongchong, especially for outdoor enthusiasts to appreciate the seaside scenery and subtropical woods. It’s also a good place for camping, swimming, fishing by speedboat, surfing, picking up shells, and so on. You can also take a boat to the Lover Island about 1 nautical mile away, where the large mangrove forest will surprise you.
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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