7 Amazing Shenzhen Tourist Attractions

Shenzhen is one of the top cities to visit in China as it is not only a tourist destination but also a growing economic powerhouse which is gradually becoming the New Silicon Valley. The vibrant city of Shenzhen has many tourist places and scenic spots to visit.

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We have handpicked the best and most amazing Shenzhen tourist attractions for first time visitors to visit on their first vacation.

1. Window of the World

Window of the World is an amusement park with a collection of various miniature replicas of world famous tourist attractions. The park is 48 hectares in area and contains 130 replicas like the Eiffel Tower, Pyramids, and Taj Mahal. Nothing can exemplify China than an amusement park filled with imitations of world's best stuff. Why travel all over the world when you can visit this park instead?

2. Hong Kong Wetland Park

It's a conservation facility for the wetlands of Tin Shui Wai. The park has a Visitor Centre, Wetland Interactive World and the Wetland Reserve. This wetland park has the highest recorded temperature in the history of Hong Kong. Among the best Shenzhen Tourist attractions, Hong Kong Wetland Park offers many themed galleries with exhibitions to showcase the wetlands and its contribution to biodiversity.

3. Dameisha beach

It’s the biggest beach in Shenzhen stretching across 1.8 kms on the shores of Mirs Bays. Since it was opened to the public in '99, the beach has garnered popularity with tourists flocking to swim and sunbathe on the beautiful beach with turquoise colored water.

Travel tip: If you want to enjoy the beautiful beaches and all the other incredible attractions this city has to offer, book cheap flight tickets and travel to Shenzhen during autumn especially from October to December when it is mostly sunny with a cool temperature that is just perfect for sunbathing.

4. Lianhuashan Park

Also known as the Lotus Hill Park, Lianhuashan is an urban park located on a hill in the northern part of the Futian Central Business District. Spread across 150 hectares, the park also features Deng Xiaoping’s bronze statue on it top. Among most accessible tourist attraction in China, Lianhuashan Park can be reached within a short walk from the Shenzhen Metro Station of Children’s Palace.

5. Splendid China Folk Village

The Splendid China Miniature Park and China Folk Culture Village together constitute a theme park that is made to showcase the history, culture and art of various people and ethnicities all over the over. Splendid China Folk Village is among the largest scenery parks in the world with numerous historical and cultural depictions.

Covering an area of 30 hectares, the park features many replicas of China’s famous tourist attractions including the Great Wall, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Temple of Heaven, Terracotta Army, and the Potala Palace.

6. Dapeng Fortress

In order to defend Dapeng from pirates, a fortress was built in 1394 during the Ming dynasty. The people in this ancient village have their own dialect which is a beautiful blend of Cantonese and Hakka culture. The walled village of Dapengsuocheng is located 55 km away from Shenzhen which can be reached and explored by a short trip.

7. Tung Ping Chau

The serene island of Tung Ping Chau is famous for its Tin Hau Temple built in 1765 for the Chinese sea goddess Mazu. There are multiple temples and historic structures to be found on this island. The island is known for its wealthy biodiversity with steep cliffs and wave-cut shore platform and rock pools with sea urchins, crabs and a coastline covered in coral reefs and multiple algae species as well.

It is one of the 7 most amazing tourist attractions in Shenzhen to visit on your first trip to the city.
Kalyan Panja