"Gate to Hong Kong" Shenzhen by asiaminor

Shenzhen Travel Guide: 481 reviews and 1,211 photos

A Border City

Shenzhen is at the Hong Kong border.It is the place that you can meet many people traveling to/from Hong Kong as well as it is popular the ones stay there for a business trip or just for shopping as it is a popular shopping city.Many travelers who visit Hong Kong are taking a day or 2 days trip to Shenzhen taste a little bit of China.

A modern city

Shenzhen is a modern city,covered up with skylines,with busy streets and shopping malls.However,surprisingly,it is still possible to find some quite and beautiful places to stay if you don't mind to take a 20 min metro trip to the main shopping areas.There are limited activities to attract the tourists but 4 well setup theme parks and busy shopping centers.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:reasonable prices for shopping
  • Cons:high crime rate
  • In a nutshell:It is worth to stay for a few days in Shenzhen on your way to or from Hong Kong.
  • Last visit to Shenzhen: Feb 2008
  • Intro Written Apr 4, 2008
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  • balhannah's Profile Photo
    Dec 13, 2009 at 10:15 PM

    Nice to know of some good accommodation choices if I ever get there! Nearly went last year, then plans were changed!

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