Shenzhen is a Special Economic Zone (SEZ) just across the border from Hong Kong, in China's Guangdong Province. It saw spectactular growth from the 1980's onwards, growing from a village to one of the biggest cities in China. Now a thriving metropolis with many dense skyscrapers, shop and technology companies.
From the Shenzhen Travel Guide
I enjoyed my stay at the hotel very much. As I arrived, my room smelled very bad because there had been smoked, but guess that's usual. The room was clean, free wi-fi was convenient and the location of the hotel wasn't bad. I would warmheartedly recommend this! ... more
Dear Travellerspoint, We made a booking for Spring Hotel Shenzhen on the 4th of august 2009, booking confirmation number is 36244-14473625. A 10% deposit payment was also made. ... more
The staff at the hotel were excellent. They were very helpful and accommodating. The hotel was centrally located and very close to bus routes so travel throughout the city was easy. Many eatery places were available near the hotel. The facility itself was clean, but outdated. ... more
Suggested itinerary in Hong Kong and Shenzhen
provide a suggested route for people who would love to travel Hong Kong and Shenzhen. Hong Kong ...
Sleeper buses from Shenzhen to Yangshuo
it's possible and easy to buy a night train/busticket from shenzhen to guilin. and the river cruise operates only from guilin to yangshuo. ...
What is the fast train that goes Shanghai-to-Shenzhen?
What is the fast train that goes Shanghai-to-Shenzhen? I need to know what "fast" train goes from Shanghai to Shenzhen? I'm having trouble finding it. I know one goes to Hong Kong, but since the Shenzhen train station is on the border with Hong Kong anyways, I thought it be cheaper to just head to Shenzhen ...
Shenzhen in pictures
On the train from Beijing to Shenzhen. Must.Have.Daily.Coffee! My room. Bribe from one of the kids. My school from the distance. Random Chinese at "Window of the World". Yes, you can have your picture taken in front of the Great Sphinx and Pyramids on a camel. For only 10 Yuan. That's too ...
Posted in Obiata by BeatheStenhaug
Weekend in Shenzhen
Last weekend Hanna, Preben, Emmanuelle and I went to Shenzhen. A really nice weekend. Shenzhen is a modern city, and you don't associate it with the traditional China. A lot of foreigners live ...
Posted in Teach & Travel China by ingmid