Shenzhen Travel Essentials


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"Where the world shops!"

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Connects Hong Kong to mainland China

This container port in this city is one of the busiest in the world and it is home to the Shenzhen stock exchange and numerous other high-tech companies.

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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.

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.

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.

History of Shenzhen

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.

Language of Shenzhen

Mandarin is the official language in Shenzhen.

Shenzhen Customs

Shenzhen has no special customs that need to be observed

Religion of Shenzhen

Buddhism, Taoism, Christinaity, Islam and Chinese folk religions.

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.

Exchanging Money in Shenzhen

One RMB equals 10.01 INR. It is advisable to carry some local currency beforehand.

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What is the best time to visit Shenzhen?

Shenzhen enjoys mild weather mostly due to sub tropical climatic conditions. However it is sometimes susceptible to typhoons. However the weather in Autumn is conducive all around.
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What are the places near Shenzhen?

The top places near to Shenzhen are Macau which is 65 km from Shenzhen, Guangzhou which is located 104 km from Shenzhen, Hong kong which is located 17 km from Shenzhen, Beijing which is located 1943 km from Shenzhen, Shanghai which is located 1213 km from Shenzhen

What are the things to do in Shenzhen?

The top things to do in Shenzhen are Tien Hou Temple , Nanshan Mountain , Window of the World , Splendid China Folk Village, Happy Valley, Shenzhen, HeXiangning Art Gallery. You can see all the places to visit in Shenzhen here

What are the top hotels in Shenzhen?

There are 519 in Shenzhen which can be booked through Holidify. The most popular hotels in Shenzhen are Dan&Hua Couple, Hello World House, Dan home, BurkeLi Apartment, Hyatt Regency Shenzhen Yantian, 力亚酒店. You can see all the hotels in Shenzhen here

What is the 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.
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