Shenzhen Top Attractions

Shenzhen is a modern financial and commercial metropolis in China; however, it lacks the history and natural beauties which attract visitors to many of the other big cities. In recent years the city has compensated by developing excellent theme parks and man-made scenic spots. These modern facilities have succeeded in drawing in crowds of tourists, eager to check out the contemporary attractions.

Splendid China

Splendid China, which is a miniature scenery park in Shenzhen, is located at the gorgeous Shezhen Bay. Splendid China is the largest and abundant miniature scenery part in outdoor scenes.The district of the Splendid China should be your choice. There, you can find 82 detailed miniatures of famous sites from around the country. Most of them are scaled down at a ratio of 1:15. Over 50,000 vivid tiny clay figures are placed around the sites, as if they have been living there for years. Besides the historical and scenic spots, you can find many folk houses here, where folk celebrations, songs, and dances are performed. There is also a business block near the gate of the theme park, following antique styles with workshops of traditional handicrafts and snacks.

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    • Adult Ticket: CNY 180
    • Preferential Ticket: CNY 90 (for children between 3.9 and 4.9 feet (1.2 and 1.5 meters) in height)
    • Free of charge for children less than 3.9 feet (1.2 meters) in height.
  • Opening Time

    • Ordinary Days: 10:00
    • Saturday and Sunday: 9:30
    • May 1st to May 3rd & October 1st to October 7th: 9:00

    Closing Time

    • Splendid China: 18:00
    • Folk Culture Village: 21:00
  • By Subway
    Take subway Line 1 (Luobao Line), and get off at OCT Station. Get out from Exit D, and walk east to the destination.

    By Bus
    Take bus N6, 21, 26, 32, 54, 59, 79, 101, 113, 121, 123, 204, 209, 222, 223, 234, 245, 311, 323, 324, 328, 365, 369, 373, 383, 390, M433, M435, or B603, and get off at Splendid China (Jinxiu Zhonghua).

  • 9003 Shennan Ave, HuaQiaoCheng,
    Nanshan Qu, Shenzhen Shi,
    Guangdong Sheng, China,
    518053

Window of The World

Shenzhen Window of the World is a fantastic replica park situated at the Overseas Chinese Town. Here you can see vivid replicas of the world’s wonders, historical heritages and famous scenic sites. The entire masterpiece is built at ratios of 1:1, 1:5 or 1:15.Within one day, you can visit many reproductions of famous sites from different countries. For example you can find the Mahamuni Pagoda of Mandalay and the Angkor Wat of Cambodia here.

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    • CNY 200: adults and children above 4.9 feet (1.5 meters)
    • CNY 100: children between 3.9 and 4.9 feet (1.2 to 1.5 meters), and seniors between 65~69 years old (valid ID or passport required)
    • children under 3.9 feet (1.2 meters), and seniors above 70 years old (valid ID or passort required.
    • CNY 80: Evening Show (after 19:30)
    • 09:00 to 22:00 on ordinary days;
    • 09:00 to 22:30 on public holidays
  • By Subway:
    Take Line 1 (Luobao Line), get off at Window of the World (Shijie Zhichuang) station and get out from Exit J.

    By Bus:
    From the railway station, take bus no.101 to reach there.
    From the airport, take bus no. 327 and get off at Window of the World (Shijie Zhichuang) Station.
    From other parts in the city, take bus N4, 21, 26, 32, 54, 79, 90, 101, 113, 121, 123, 204, 209, 223, 234, 245, M388 or B603 to Window of the World (Shijie Zhichuang) station.

    Taxi:
    If you take a cab from the railway station, the estimated taxi fare is 50RMB.
    If you take a cab from the airport, the estimated taxi fare is 70RMB.

  • 9037 Shennan Ave,
    HuaQiaoCheng,Nanshan Qu,
    Shenzhen Shi,Guangdong Sheng,
    China, 518053

Shenzhen Happy Valley

Shenzhen Happy Valley, a large modern theme park in China, is located in Nanshan District of the city. Covering an area of 350,000 square meters (about 86 acres), the park boasts large quantities of breathtaking and exciting amusements to satisfy anyone’s desire for modern entertainments. The whole park is composed of nine areas with different themes, including Spanish Square, Cartoon City, Mt. Adventure, Gold Mine Town, Shangri-la Woods, Sunshine Beach, Typhoon Bay, Playa Maya Water Park and Happy Times.

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    • CNY 230 for adults and children above 4.9 feet (1.5 meters).
    • CNY 120 for children between 3.9 and 4.9 feet (1.2 to 1.5 meters)
    • Free for children below 3.9 feet.
    • Night ticket: CNY 100 for adults and children above 3.9 feet.
    • Visitors are allowed to enter after 18:00.
  • Opening Hours (Feb. 15 – Apr. 28, 2017)

    • Apr. 2 – 4: 09:00-22:00
    • The Rest Days: 09:30 – 22:00
  • By Subway:
    Take Line 1 (Luobao Line) to ” Window of the World” (Shijie Zhichuang) station and walk out of Exit A to get there.
    By Public Bus:
    From the railway station, take bus no. 101 to get there.
    From the airport, take bus no. 327 to ” Window of the World” (Shijie Zhichuang) Station, across the street and walk about 3 minutes until you get there.

  • 1 Qiaocheng W St, HuaQiaoCheng,
    Nanshan Qu, Shenzhen Shi,
    Guangdong Sheng,
    China, 518053

Fairy Lake Botanical Garden

Situated in the east suburbs of Shenzhen, Fairy Lake Botanical Garden leans against Phoenix Tree Mountain which is the highest peak of Shenzhen. It covers an area of 588 ha (2.27 sq mi). Established in 1983, this is a multifunctional botanical garden integrating scientific research, plant species collection and display as well as tourism. In order to better develop the botanical garden, a plant sample exhibition hall, where over 70,000 samples are displayed, has been established.

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    • CNY 20 for adults and children above 4.9 feet (1.5 meters).
    • CNY 10 for children between 3.9 and 4.9 feet (1.2 and 1.5 meters).
    • Free entry for children below 3.9 feet (1.2 meters);
    • Visitors are required to pay the admission fees from 08:00 to 18:00, and 04:00 to 18:00 on the first day and 15th of each lunar month, February 19th, April 8th, June 19th and September 19th on Chinese lunar calendar.
    • 9:00-17:00 from Tuesday to Sunday (9:00-18:00 on holidays; Closed on Monday)
  • By Subway:
    Take bus no. 382, 363, 220, or 202 to Fairy Lake Botanical Garden (Xianhu Zhiwuyuan) bus stop. Upon your getting off, you can easily walk to the garden.
    By Public Bus:
    Take bus no. 382, 363, 220, or 202 to Fairy Lake Botanical Garden (Xianhu Zhiwuyuan) bus stop. Upon your getting off, you can easily walk to the garden.

  • China, Guangdong Sheng,
    Shenzhen Shi, Luohu Qu,
    仙湖路160号

Dameisha & Xiaomeisha Scenic Area

Dameisha and Xiaomeisha are two beaches which form the coastal scenic area on the shore of Dapeng Bay in Yantian District of Shenzhen City. This scenic area has been a popular place where people have been happy since ancient times. Nowadays guesthouses, hotels, villas and camping houses can be found along the seashore offering tourists somewhere to relax and enjoy the beautiful seaside scenery.

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  • Dameisha Scenic Area:

    • Free

    Xiaomeisha Scenic Area:

    • CNY 30
    • All Time Open
  • To Dameisha Scenic Area, take bus no. J1, Tourism bus line 1, 103, 308, M362 or M437 bus, and get off at Dameisha Station.

    To Xiaomeisha Scenic Area, take bus no. 103, 103B, 380A, and get off at Xiaomeisha Bus Terminus (Xiaomeisha Gongjiao Zongzhan) Station.

  • Yanmei Rd, Yantian Qu, Shenzhen Shi,
    Guangdong Sheng, China,
    518083

Shenzhen Safari Park

Shenzhen Safari Park is the first zoo in China to uncage animals. With green mountains to the north as its barrier, it is like a bright pearl in the bustling metropolis. Covering an area of 158 acres (640,000 square meters), there are more than 300 kinds of wild animals, in total 10,000 from all over the earth. Many of them are rare animals, such as giant pandas, south China tigers, golden monkeys, Siberian tigers, flamingos, giraffes, zebras, and Asian elephants. Visitors can not only take a close look of the animals, appreciating their amusing performances, but also enjoy the thrilling Motorcycle and Car Stunt Show at night.

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    • Adult: CNY 220
    • Child between 3.9 and 4.9 feet (1.2 and 1.5 meters) in height: CNY 120
    • Child less than 3.9 feet (1.2 meters): Free of charge
    • Evening Ticket (including Motorcycle and Car Stunts Show): CNY 90
  • Daytime – 8:30 – 18:00 (Last Admission: 17:00)
    Evening – 17:30 – 21:00 (Last Admission: 19:30)

  • By subway – Take subway Line 5 (Huanzhong Line) to University Town Station (Da Xue Cheng). Leave from Exit C and go north along the Nanshan Road to find the Nanshan Lunan bus station. Then take bus 36 or 49 to get to the park.

    By bus – Take bus 36, 49, Peak Hour Special Line 63, 66, 101, 104, M203, 226, 276, M460, B736, B796, or B797, and get off at Shenzhen Zoo (Dongwuyuan) Station.

  • Xili Rd, Nanshan Qu,
    Shenzhen Shi, Guangdong Sheng,
    China, 518055

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