Brief Introduction of Shenzhen City

Shenzhen is a coastal city in South China. It is located on the eastern bank of the Pearl River, neighboring Hong Kong. Shenzhen has been a touchstone for China's reform and opening-up policy.Shenzhen is the first special economic zone (SEZ) proposed by Mr. Xi Zhongxun, then Party chief of the Guangdong Provincial Committee of the CPC and was designed by the late Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping, chief architect of China's reform and opening up

As one of the most important international cities in China, Shenzhen is one of the most economically dynamic cities in the world. The city is the high-tech and manufacturing hub of southern China as well as a State-level innovative city. It has set up new standards of Shenzhen Quality.

Shenzhen now has become an international metropolis with great influence and boasts the country's best market-based, law-based and international business environment. It has the world's third-largest container port, Asia's largest land border port and China's five largest airports. It's home to seven Fortune Global 500 companies — Huawei, China Merchants Group, Ping An Group, Tencent, Vanke, Amer International Group and Evergrande. It has attracted more than 200 of Fortune 500 companies to invest here.

Splendid China - Folk Culture Villages
Window of the World Overseas Chinese Town East Dameisha

While Shenzhen does not have as many historical attractions as other famous cities in China, it has created a number of excellent theme parks which entertain while teaching visitors about China and the world. Splendid China - Folk Culture Villages introduces visitors to China's long history and varied cultures, while Window of the World will take you to every corner of the world in one day. Additionally, if you want to make your stay even more luxurious, visit Happy Valley, the largest of its kind in the city, situated on a picturesque coastline. More attractions are: Dameisha Beach, Xiaomeisha Beach, Meridian View Center, Overseas Chinese Town East, Shenzhen Safari Park, Xiaomeisha Sea World and Xili Lake Holiday Resort. Come to enjoy the coastal view, the theme parks, the city, and especially the local people.

Highlights of Shenzhen's Cuisine

Climate of Shenzhen City

Shenzhen is located in the south central coastal area of guangdong province, east of the mouth of the pearl river to the north, at a lower latitude, is a subtropical Marine climate.Due to the influence of the monsoon, the southeast wind prevails in summer, and the low-pressure monsoon, tropical cyclones patronize from time to time, and the high temperature is rainy.The rest of the season in the northeast monsoon, the weather is dry, mild climate, annual average temperature 22.4 ℃, the highest temperature of 38.7 ℃ (July 10, 1980), the minimum temperature of 0.2 ℃ (February 11, 1957).Adequate rainfall, every year from April to September for the rainy season, the annual rainfall of 1933.3 mm, the annual rainfall record 2662 mm (1957), the annual rainfall record of 913 mm (1963).The sunshine time is long, the average annual sunshine time is 2120.5 hours, and the annual solar radiation is 5225 megajoules per square meter.The prevailing wind direction is east-southeast wind, which is affected by tropical cyclones (typhoons) 4-5 times a year on average.

Shenzhen Transportation

Air

Shenzhen Bao’an Airport (SZX) is around 20 miles (32 kilometers) from downtown area. At present, it operates more than 150 domestic and 21 international air routes, connecting Shenzhen and other cities both at home and abroad, such as Beijing, Shanghai, Xi'an, Macau, Taipei, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and Tokyo.

Train

The city is located at the crossing of Beijing-Guangzhou Railway Line and Beijing-Kowloon Railway Line. Guangzhou-Kowloon Railway Line and Xiamen-Shenzhen Railway Line also pass the city. As one of the most important transportation hubs in south China, Shenzhen efficiently connects mainland China and Hong Kong. Most high-speed trains depart from North Railway Station and get to Xiamen, Hangzhou, Huangshan, Shanghai, Nanjing, Chongqing, Xi'an and Wuhan.

Ferry

Ferries are available at Shekou Port (China Merchant Shekou Ferry Terminal) and Fuyong Port of Bao’an Airport. Shekou Port operates ferry lines to Skypier of Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), Hong Kong Macau Ferry Terminal, Zhuhai Jiuzhou Port, Zhuhai Wailingding Island Ferry Terminal, Macau Outer Harbour Ferry Terminal and Taipa Temporary Ferry Terminal. Fuyong Port is just 3.3 kilometers (2 miles) away from Bao’an International Airport. Passengers can take closed ferry route to/from airport to Hong Kong International Airport and Macau by showing intraday air tickets.