Shenzhen is a major financial center in southern China. The city is home to the Shenzhen Stock Exchange as well as the headquarters of numerous high-tech companies. Shenzhen ranks 19th in the 2016 edition of the Global Financial Centres Index published by the Z/Yen Group and Qatar Financial Centre Authority. It also has one of the busiest container ports in the world.


With an average temperature of 22 C (72 F) on average, Shenzhen has a long mild summer and short relatively warm winter, which makes the city a year-round travel destination. Additionally, the China Hi-Tech Fair is held there from around the 16th to 21st November every year which is a huge convention bringing in visitors from all over the world.


Xiaomeisha Sea World


This Sea World is China’s leading marine-based theme park. It has grown steadily and now features nine aquariums and museums, two gardens and an island. The park’s six aquariums exhibit fish, polar bears, polar foxes, sharks, whales and crustaceans. The Science and Technology Museum, the Dream Ocean World and the Museum of Model Airplanes attract many visitors as well. Other visit-worthy attractions include the Ocean Garden, Turtle Island and the Poseidon Garden.


Shenzhen Happy Valley


Just a short metro or bus ride away you’ll find the Happy Valley theme park. Including nine different themed areas and an array of shows including acrobatic displays, it has something for everyone. Also, from May until October it has a waterpark too.

Window of the World


Shenzhen Window of the World is a fantastic replica park situated at the Overseas Chinese Town. Here you can see vivid replicas of 130 of the world’s wonders, historical heritages and famous scenic sites.
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Splendid China – Folk Culture Villages


Located near Shenzhen Bay, the Folk Culture Villages are hailed as the largest miniature model display in the world. Incorporating full-scale replicas of traditional Chinese villages and landscapes, as well as 1:15 scale models of China’s famous landmarks, it takes you on a journey through the history and culture of China.


Live music


You can find a directory of all the live music venues in Shenzhen  where popular cover bands play nightly. A Shenzhen local music scene has also sprung up with open mic nights almost every night of the week for those aspiring musicians.  Larger international bands will usually perform at dedicated live music halls . In the  Shenzhen there is also a burgeoning scene of live jazz music.

Shenzhen Bars & Clubs


Shenzhen is a bustling metropolis with a thriving club scene to match. Shekou is a great place to start a night with many bars, restaurants and clubs. You can find more information on other club nights and hotspots here.