Hong Kong is one of the world’s top travel destinations. So you might be surprised to discover that nearby Shenzhen on mainland China, offers as much, if not more in the way of culture, extensive shopping and vacation activities.
We lived in Shenzhen for a year and enjoyed a lot of what this modern, developed city has to offer. Take a look for yourselves – it’s more than you may have expected! And remember, if you are visiting from Hong Kong you can enter Shenzhen on a short term tourist visa that is issued at the border.
In this article written exclusively for Sapore di Cina, I have highlighted 20 of the top attractions in Shenzhen. Enjoy your discovery of China!