The Window of the World

The Window of the World is a theme park located in the western part of the city of Shenzhen in he People’s Republic of China.It has about 130 reproductions of some of the most famous tourist attractions in the world squeezed into 48 hectares(118 acres).The 108 meter(354 ft)tall Eiffel Tower dominates the skyline and the sight of the Pyramids and the Taj Mahal all in proximity to each other are all part of the appeal of this theme park.The scenic spots are devided into world plaza, Asia, Oceania,Europe, Africa,the americas,the world sculpture garden,international street eight scenic spots according to the regional structure and the content,totally 130 tourist sites.

How to go to the Window of the World ?

Bus:20、26、32、42、43、51、54、59、66、70、72、78、79、90、96、99、101、109、113、204、209、210、222、223、230、232、234、245、301-305、323、324、327、329、338、350、365、367、369、370、373、383、390、392、395、N1、N4、N5、N11、tourist bus.

Subway line:

Line one

Line two

National AAAAA level scenic spot

On Saturday and Sunday,there will be firework shows.

Food:you can enjoy both Chinese food and foreign food.

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The China Folk Culture Village

The China Folk Culture Village is a part of Splendid China Folk Village in Shenzhen,China.It is located adjacent to the Splendid China theme park and features displays of the daily life and architecture of China’s 56 ethnic groups.It was opened to the public in October 1991.

The China Folk Culture Village has featured several cultural festivals, including the Water Splashing Festival of the Dai,the Shawm Festival of the Miao,the Torch Festival of the Yi,the Huaxia Great Cultura Temple Fair, the Xinjiang Cultural Festival,and the Inner Mongolia Grassland Cultural Festival.

One can also enjoy performance with national feature

Food: kinds of  ethnic delicacies

Transportation:

Bus:6, 204, 209, 210, 222, 223, 101, 105, 113, 301, 310, 320, 370, 21, 201, 1,311,327,328.

Or: Metro Line 1

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Happy Valley

Happy Valley is a tourist theme park in Nanshan,Shenzhen,Guangdong Province, China.

Covering an area of 350,000square meters(86 acres),the park is composed of nine areas with different themes,including Spanish Square,Cartoon City, Mt.Adventure,Gold Mine Town,Shangrila Woods,Sunshine Beach,Typhoon Bay, Playa Maya Water Park and Happy Times.The park provides games foradults and children’as well as performances in different styles.The Playa Maya Water Park is open for five months each year,and provides an experience of the long ago Mayan civilization with buildings and statues in Mayan architectural styles.

National AAAAA level scenic spot

Transportation: m388、 90、b681、 b610

Tourist bus: 209、234、223、21、113

Available time: Monday–Friday:9:30–21:00   Saturday–Sunday:09:00–22:00

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Splendid China Folk Village

Splendid China Folk Village is a theme park including two areas(Splendid China Miniature Park & China Folk Culture Village)located in Shenzhen, People’s Republic of China.The park’s theme reflects the history,culture, art,ancient architecture,customs and habits of various nationalities.It   is one of the world’s largest scenery parks in the amount of scenarios reproduced.The park is developed and managed by the major travel and tourist corporation,China Travel Services.

Splendid China is situated by the Shenzhen Bay in a tourist area of Overseas Chinese Town(OCT)in the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone.

Transportation:It is a 35-40 minute train ride from Luohu Station of Shenzhen metro line 1 or 30 minutes by bus (bus number 101 or mini-bus 23 are two examples).

Bus:you can choose the tourist bus, or bus line:26、32、21、54、245、113

Available time:Monday to Friday:10:00–18:00 Saturday -Sunday:9:30-18:00

Tickets:120 yuan/person

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Chung Ying Street

Chung Ying Street is a street on the border between Hong Kong and mainland China,within the border town of Sha Tau Kok Shatoujiao.One side of the street belongs to Hong Kong, and the other side the mainland Chinese city of Shenzhen.

In Cantonese,Chung means China and Ying England or the United Kingdom.The name is a mark of history of the Second Convention of Peking, a treaty that China under Qing was forced to lease New Territories to Britain in 1899.

The street was a river in 1899. British use the high water mark as the border.The river was too shallow at the section of Sha Tau Kok.It dried before the coming of World War II.The residents on both dried river sides then erected their shops to trade.The dried river then renamed to Chung Hing Street,and later renamed to Chung Ying Street. The town of Sha Tau Kok flourished for that period of time. After World War II, with large influx of refugees from mainland China, British decided to close the border and the town fell into the Closed Area. The border town declined since then.

Landscape:

Boundary monument

Chung Ying Street historical museum

Alarm clock

Ancient well

Available time : the whole day

Bus Line: Line 68, Line 84.

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Shenzhen Safari Park

Shenzhen safari park is built next to the beautiful xili lake, covering an area of 640000 square meters, with a total investment of 250 million yuan. It was officially opened on September 28th, 1993,to become China’s first new type parkland combined animals with forests and plants .

There are more than 100,000 wild animals and many of them belong to protected species.The park is divided into three parts,herbivores area ,wildlife zone,and acting area. The tourist can also enjoy the performance acted by the animals.

Available time: 8:30am —6:00pm

Transportation :

Bus:101.104,226 237,240,361,66

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Dameisha and Xiaomeisha Beaches

Embracing the vast South China Sea, Dameisha and XIaomeisha are two of Shenzhen’s finest seaside resorts,and have been referred to as“The Hawaii of the East.Situated at Dapeng Bay,they are the favoured recreational spot for locals keen to make the most of their holidays amid lush, tropic scenery and fresh air.The 1,000 meterlong beach is perfect for enjoying lazy days in the sun. Visitors can, however partake of a myriad of recreational activities here weddings,which are a common occurrence here. One principal difference between Dameisha and Xiaomeisha is that it is free of charge to travel Dameisha.However,there is a 20RMB admission charge to Xianmeisha Beach.

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Shekou Sea World

Shekou Sea World is actually built around a ship, Named Minghua.However, the ship(originally called Anceveller)was,in the 1960s,a luxury yacht belonging to the then French president,Charles De Gaulle.In1973,the ship, purchased by China and subsequently renamed Minghua,was permanently anchored at Shekou,Shenzhen.It is now a hotel and entertainment complex-much in the vein of Langui Fang in Hong Kong and“Xintiandi”in Shanghai.With a height of 9 decksand a length of 168 meters, Sea World now boasts a 1,000 m² lobby, a 2,000m² café lounge,a 3D cinema,a four star hotel a nightclub and a fully-equipped gymnasium. The site also boasts a 12,000 m²bar street, called Sea World Café Bars,and it regularly attracts hordes of foreign and domestic tourists alike. The famous bars and cafes here include Kosmo Coffee, SPR Coffee,Nutaste Coffee, Sun Bar, Italian Bar, Fisherman’s Wharf,to name but a few. At Sea World, travellers can relish the delights of a myriad of cultures from around the world, from the Spanishfiesta to the Munich beer festival;from Britain’s Notting Hill Carnival to the Paris food festival;as well as from the passionate Brazilian festivals to the romantic Hawaiin folk festival.

Transportation:

Bus line :113, K113

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Overseas Chinese Town

Situated in the western part of Shenzhen’s city center,Overseas Chinese Town,or  Huaqiaocheng, is a spectacular theme park, encapsulating all that is good about Chinese folk culture, both from a domestic an international point of view.Overseas Chinese Town is renowned for its reconstructions of natural scener and historical buildings,displaying traditional Chinese folk and world culture in one location-ideal for tourists.As one of the top eight scenic spots in Shenzhen, Huaqiaocheng attracts millions of both domestic and foreign tourists every year.

Transportation:

Bus:26、101、105、113、204、209、210、222、223、301、310、320、370;

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Shenzhen Garden and Flower Exposition Center

Zhuzilinxi,Futian District(at the intersection of Shennan Ave and Qiaocheng E Rd) Fútián Qū Zhúzilín Xī(Shēnnán Ddàdào Yú Qiáochéng Dōng Lù Jiāohuì Chù)(Qiao Cheng Dong Stn, exit A),This park started life as the site of an international garden exhibition in 2004.It is an enormous garden with an area of 660,000 m².It ranges from gently undulating to quite steep and contains gardens in many different styles,not only Chinese but from all over the world. We love the Jiangna  style gardens built aroubd lakes in to northeast corner.Make sure you visit the hot houses and climb the hill past the waterfall to the pagoda on top of the hill.Views back to Hong Kong are spectacular on a clear day.A further 242 steps will takeyou to the top of  the pagoda.

Operation time:  09:00 -22:00.

Ticket price: ¥50

Transportation:

Bus to the north gate :104, 107, 108, 235, 25,325, 45, 46.

Or metro line 1

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