Best Places to visit in Shenzhen
Splendid China Folk Culture Village
Located on the bank of Shenzhen Bay, in a tourist area of Oversea Chinese Town, Splendid China Folk Culture Village is the largest, most comprehensive miniature park in China that reflecting the history, culture, art, ancient architecture, and customs and habits of various nationalities in China.
More than 100 major tourist attractions have been miniaturized and laid out according to the map of China. Most miniature attractions are reduced on a scale of 1:15. The whole park covers an area of 30 hectares, which can be divided into Scenic Spot Area and Comprehensive Service Area.
Visitors can take e-cars or trains to look around the park, and tour the Great Wall, the Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Three Gorges Dam, Potala Palace and the Terracotta Army in one day.
The park also hosts several shows depicting various events in Chinese History and Chinese Cultural. Some of the shows are only performed on weekends.
Window of the World
As the spotlight in Shenzhen, Window of the World is a theme park located in the western part of Shenzhen, adjacent Splendid China Folk Culture Village. Actually, it is another comprehensive miniature park in the city that exhibits about 130 reproductions of some of the most famous tourist attractions worldwide within 48 hectares, such as the 108-meter Eiffel Tower, Pyramids, and the Taj Mahal.
Visitors can also find a wide selection of international restaurants in this park. Window of the World allows you to taste Mexican food, see the Niagara Falls then wander around Angkor Wat. The site takes at least half a day to explore and every day ends with a firework and laser show. Skiing and snow tubing are available at the 'Alps Indoor Skiing'.
In the evening, visitors can enjoy the 'Fervorous Paris Nights' at 'Caesar's Palace'.
Xiaomeisha Seaside Resort
Situated to the east of Dapeng Bay, about 30 kilometers from Shenzhen, Xiaomeisha Seaside Resort is known as 'Oriental Hawaii' in Shenzhen. Shaped as a graceful crescent, Xiaomeisha is facing the South China Sea while surrounded by green mountains on the other three sides. This beach, with soft white sand and long gentle slope, stretches 1,000 meters and is reputed for its clean bathing water.
There are excellent bathing place and a lot of entertaining items, such as the parachute-jumping on the sea, motorboats and submarines. The supporting services are from soup to nuts. Villas, restaurants, department stores, tents and barbecue could all be found inside the resort.
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