Shenzhen is a vibrant city which links Hong Kong to China's mainland. Shenzhen was a small town nearby sea but now has emerged as one of China's most important cities. Skyscrapers, shopping bazaars, and malls can be found at every turn in Shenzhen. Shenzhen is famous for shopping destinations like the Luohu Commercial City mall, with a vast array of wares, from tailors' custom clothing to faux designer bags.
Shenzhen is home to the , the tallest building in Asia. Tourism in Shenzhen is attracted by beautiful parks like Splendid China Park and Folk Culture Village. The window of the World also attracts tourists with its famous and vivid replicas of historical heritages and scenic sites. With a lot more to offer, visiting Window of the World is like visiting every corner of the world in a single day. Shenzhen also has some of China's best beaches, with being the pick of the bunch. Dameisha has 1.8 km of fine soft sand where cheap and best hotels, guest houses and camping houses lie within the shorelines offering the perfect place to rejuvenate and enjoy the sea.
Shenzhen serves via extensive metros, buses and cheap taxis. Shenzhen taxis are available at a minimum rate of just 10 RMB. With 5 lines and 137 stations, Shenzhen metro network offers easy transportation to all major attractions in the city. Bus fare starts at just 2 RMB and serves over 500 stations in Shenzhen. In addition, Shenzhen also offers flexible water transport with its 8 ports.
is connected to downtown Shenzhen by metro line 1 in 50 minutes (5.7 RMB) and serves around 124 destinations. Cheap flights are available from major carriers like Air Asia, Air China, and Hainan Airlines. Direct flights are available from Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur and Kota Kinabalu. Cheap flights can cost around $360-450 for a direct flight from Hong Kong to Shenzhen.
There are varieties of cheap and best hotels in Shenzhen like , Grand Hyatt Shenzhen, , Shenzhen Zhenxing Hotel, Best Western Shenzhen Felicity Hotel and , etc. A 2-star hotel can cost around $22-30 for a night, $40-50 for a night at 3-star hotel and $200-300 for a night at luxury 5-star hotels.
The main spoken language in Shenzhen is Mandarin. Local people also speak Hakka or Cantonese. You will find mouth-watering cuisines from all over China in Shenzhen due to the migration of people from all across the country. Hot and spicy specialties of Sichuan Province preserved ham of Hunan Province and the perennial Cantonese meals. Local dish Kejia is one of the mouth-watering dishes. Japanese and Thai food is also becoming popular. A meal at a budget restaurant can cost around 30.00¥ and a three-course meal for 2 people may cost around 170.00¥.