The earliest signs of life in this region can be traced back to 5000 BC. In 1980 this city was singled out as one of the special economic zones. Today Shenzhen remians one of the financial capitals of the world following socialism influenced by Chinese characteristics.
Nightlife in Shenzhen
The city has quite a few clubs and bars for night time revelries including - Providence Cocktail Bar, Xpats Bar and Lounge, Moonlight lounge, Brew Magic Pub, The Very Pub and EQ Bar.
Shopping in Shenzhen
Shenzhen offers delicious local fruits like sweet peaches, jingui orange and lychees. The popular shopping centres in Shenzhen are - Luohu Commercial City, Dongmen Shopping Street, Huaqiangbeilu Electronic Goods Market. The popular shopping sites are - Rainbow Department Store, Maoye Department Store and Ole Super Market.
Currency in Shenzhen
The bills are of the following denominations - 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100. The units are known as yuan.They are however commonly called kwai.
Exchanging Money in Shenzhen
One RMB equals 10.01 INR. It is advisable to carry some local currency beforehand.
Daily Budget for Shenzhen
Daily budget depends on the kind of food and entertainment tourists indulge in but an average expense of 150 -200 RMB can be expected.
Religion of Shenzhen
Buddhism, Taoism, Christinaity, Islam and Chinese folk religions.
Shenzhen has no special customs that need to be observed
Restaurants and Local Food in Shenzhen
The cuisine in Shenzhen is varied but some of the foods to try here are - longzai rice, crystal meat, caoke and mugwort rice.