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Shenzhen is a major city in Guangdong Province, with a nice sub-tropical climate and beautiful beaches, China. Situated immediately north of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the area became China’s first and one of the most successful Special Economic Zones. It currently also holds sub-provincial administrative status, with powers slightly less than a province. According to the Government report for 2014, Shenzhen had a population of 10,628,900 people in the city with an area of 2,020 square kilometers, and a metropolitan area population of over 18 million. The world has witnessed an economic miracle in Shenzhen. The small fishing village 30 years ago has now turned into a modern metropolis with good infrastructures and an important base for hi-tech industries and advanced manufacturing. Shenzhen is a major manufacturing center in China. In the 1990s, Shenzhen was described as constructing "one highrise a day and one boulevard every three days". The Shenzhen's rapidly growing skyline is regarded as one of the best in the world. Shenzhen is home to some of China's most successful high-tech companies, such as HUAWEI, ZTE, KONKA, SKYWORTH, TENCENT and LENOVO. The city also provides good services in real estate development, travel, and finance.

1. Window of The World
Window of the World is a theme park located in the western part of Shenzhen city, featuring miniature-scale famous landmarks of the world. 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. There about 130 reproductions of some of the most famous tourist attractions in the world squeezed into 48 hectares. Including the 108-metertal Eiffel Tower dominating the skyline, the sight of the Pyramids, the Taj Mahal, the Ancient Athens, the Leaning Tower of Pisa and the Tower of London, etc. 
There are also a wide selection of international restaurants and mini exhibitions on famous figures from world history. Window of the World allows you to taste Mexican food, see the Niagara Falls then wander around Angkor Wat. The site takes at least half a day to explore and every day ends with a firework and laser show. Skiing and snow tubing are available at the 'Alps Indoor Skiing'. In the evening, visitor can enjoy 'Fervorous Paris Nights' Show at 'Caesar's Palace'.


2. Happy Valley (Happy Kingdom)
Covering a total area of 350,000 square meters, the Happy Valley in Shenzhen is a modern theme park with maximum investment and most advanced facilities in China. As a national AAAAA tourist site, it has hosted over 30 million visitors from all over the word since its opening in 1998. The whole Shenzhen Happy Valley is made up of nine entertainment zones on different themes, namely, Spanish Square, Cartoon Town, Adventure Mountain, Happy Island, Gold Mine Town, Shangri-la Wood, Typhoon Bay, Sunshine Coast, and Maya Water Park, with over 100 entertainment items suitable for almost all ages.


3. OCT East Resort
Located along the beautiful coast of South China Sea and Shenzhen Bay, Shenzhen OCT Resort gathers the most concentrated cultural theme park cluster, cultural-themed hotel cluster and culture & art facility cluster in China on the six-square-kilometer land with blooming flowers and flourishing trees all the year round. It is among China’s first batch of 5A Tourist Attractions, National Civilization Scenic Area and National Cultural Industry Demonstrative Park, serving as a shinning and colorful business card for the joyous city of Shenzhen.


4. Splendid China
Splendid China is an attraction at the Overseas Chinese Town, Shenzhen that has scaled down replicas of China's historical buildings, wonderful scenes and folk customs. The scale models are in the main in a ratio of 1:15 and the exhibits are positioned to replicate their geographical locations. Here you can see replicas of many of the most famous Chinese buildings and landmarks and a great deal of attention has been paid to detail so as to ensure the miniatures truly represent their originals. This has entailed making full use of the services of architectural specialists and landscape experts who are actively engaged with research and conservation at the actual sites that have been replicated here. The exhibits are surrounded by pleasant gardens with many flowers and trees. Consequently walking there can be very relaxing. Apart from the miniature buildings and scenic spots, one may see over 50,000 ceramic figures in the different locations. Splendid China is divided into two parts, a Scenic Spot Area and a Comprehensive Service Area.


5. Xichong Beach
Xichong is a scenic spot in the Longgang District of Shenzhen City, located in the southern part of the Dapeng Peninsula, facing the South China Sea with Mirs Bay on the west and Daya Bay on the East. Xichong attracts tourists mainly because of its long beach and surf. It is in eastern Shenzhen in the Dapeng National Park, a popular recreational and scenic part of the city. In 2006 Chinese National Geographic named the Dapeng Peninsula as one of the ten most beautiful parts of China. To its north is the Qiniang Mountain, the second highest mountain in the city. Since this is one of the least populated and most remote parts of Shenzhen, it is not easy to access Xichong Beach. Private cars can be hired in Dapeng or Nao’ao, and regular buses travel from these towns to Dongchong and Xichong Beaches (M231 and M232). There is also a popular hiking trail running down the coast between Xichong and Dongchong (approx 10 km). Xichong and its sister beach Dongchong are popular with backpackers, hikers and surfers.




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