City Shenzhen in China- The Green Economic Port City
Lush green vegetation and magnificent coastlines of Shenzhen attract millions of tourists from all over the world. Fastest growing city of the world and China’s busiest Port, Shenzhen symbolizes economic prosperity of China.
Shenzhen has some comfortable accommodation places as per the budget of the tourist. It has more than 500 star rated hotels. Youth hostels for young travellers are present at Lianhua Road, Huatiao Cheng and Happy Valley. They provide bed and breakfast with some of them having locker room facilities.
Hong Bao Road has good three and four star hotels which are near to metro rail of Shenzhen making it a convenient to travel to nearby cities. Restaurants, post offices and drug store are in the nearby locale.
Luohu district has some very awesome high end hotels offering excellent in house facilities like onsite bars, tennis court, restaurants, and broadband services. Fuhua Road in the Futian District has some very nice budget hotels which have shopping areas and restaurants near them. Taxi services are also readily available for sightseeing.
In historical records, Shenzhen finds its place since 1410 when the Ming Dynasty ruled China. There were rivers and streams all over Shenzhen making it a fishing village. Deng Xiaoping, a famous Chinese leader established it as a Special Economic Zone of China. Being very near to Hong Kong, foreign investors started investing in Shenzhen. With time, this city has prospered to become the world’s largest manufacturing zone and China’s economic centre.
Popular Places and Monuments
World Trade Tower symbolizes Shenzhen. It has 53 storeys built in just 14 months. One storey in 3 days was known as Shenzhen speed. Window on the World has a miniature collection of all famous sites in the world.
Splendid China is a scenic park where 80 miniature sites of historic and scenic spots of China are spread in the same way as they are on the map. China Folk Culture Village, Happy Valley, Electronics tower, Shanghai Hotel are other attractions of Shenzhen.
Baoan International Airport of Shenzhen is 32 km from city. Shenzhen Railway station is on the Hong Kong border. It has more than 40 trains to Guangzhou daily. Trains starting with T are fast trains. Tourists can use the double Decker buses for sightseeing. Taxis and buses are plentiful in Shenzhen. Passenger liners connect Shenzhen to Guangzhou, Macau, Haikou, Hong Kong etc. Young tourists generally download city guide from internet and rent bicycles for sightseeing.
Places of Entertainment
In order to unwind and relax, youngsters have plenty of clubbing options in Shenzhen. Bars are famous for their live musical bands playing jazz. Cafes in Shenzhen serve awesome coffee.
Shenzhen’s official currency is Chinese Yuan. You can get your currency exchanged at the airport or at a nearby bank after verifying the latest currency exchange rates from news on internet.
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