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Culture of Shenzhen. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Amazing theme parks deserve priority attention among the main attractions of the industrial city. The most interesting and picturesque one is the Splendid China Park. Its visitors can see reduced copies of China's most recognizable landmarks. The park houses replicas of the Great Wall of China, Yunnan Stone Forest, the Shaolin Monastery and the charming Classical Gardens of Suzhou, as well as many other monuments of world importance.
The choice of luxury hotels is incredibly wide in Shenzhen, so even experienced tourists can get confused in their diversity. One of the most prestigious hotels is Grand Mercure Oriental … Open
Travelers wishing to get acquainted with the culture and traditions of the local people should visit another park - the China Folk Culture Village ). Its area occupies more than 200 thousand square meters and accommodates 24 classic villages, in which the atmosphere of the last centuries is completely recreated. The largest theme park in Shenzhen is the Window of The World covering an area of about 480 thousand square meters. The theme of the park is very interesting. It introduces visitors to outstanding cultures of the world, world-famous attractions, as well as the culture and traditions of peoples of different countries. The park regularly hosts all kinds of musical and dance performances, as well as original themed events.
One of the most unusual attractions of the city is Minsk World Military Theme Park including the former Soviet aircraft carrier "Minsk". One of the local companies bought it in 1998, and two years later it became part of the large park complex. Besides interesting theme parks, there is a huge number of interesting museums and cultural establishments in Shenzhen. Fans of ancient history would be interested in visiting Shenzhen Museum that keeps a rich collection of unique historical artifacts dating back more than a thousand years. Copyright
Shenzhen is located in the south of China, near Hong Kong. It is one of the most densely populated cities in the country. The population of the modern metropolis is more than 10 million … Open
The most curious travelers should definitely explore Shenzhen Science Museum , whose exposition is dedicated to outstanding technical achievements. The museum holds interesting daily demonstration events that would be of interest to all family members. Those who appreciate art rather than engineering achievements are sure to enjoy Ho Hsiang-ning Art Museum (Art Museum Ho Hsiang Ning). It bears the name of the outstanding artist and pleases visitors with a rich collection of his works. It is also worth noting that Hsiang-ning Art Museum is one of the most important cultural facilities of the country.
Since ancient times, the present-day city has attracted researchers and archaeologists, whose priceless founds are kept in Nantou Ancient City Museum (Museum Nantou ). During the tour, visitors will have the opportunity to see unique exhibits illuminating the history of the city since ancient times. One of the best places to walk in the city is the historic town of Nantou (Old Town Nantou) where many interesting architectural monuments have been preserved.
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The city also has ancient religious buildings, including the beautiful Tian Hou Temple. Founded at the beginning of the 15th century, it is dedicated to the goddess Matsu who was considered the patroness of local fishermen. Modern skyscrapers should definitely be highlighted among the city's prominent attractions. The tallest skyscraper in the city is Shun Hing Square. Its construction was completed in 1996, the height of the 69-story building is 384 meters.
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♥   Art museum 'M+' Hong Kong, 17 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Tsui Museum of Art' Hong Kong, 29.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Hong Kong Museum of Art' Hong Kong, 29.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'University Museum and Art Gallery' Hong Kong, 29.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre' Hong Kong, 31 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique spots in Shenzhen and near

Swallow Nest in Hong Kong Restaurants

From the series “The Most Disgusting Dishes in the World”
Swallow's nests are often referred to as a white gold, because the cost of a kilogram of this delicacy is about 3 000 US dollars. Wealthy gourmands, who will order the soup of the swallow's nest in one of the elite restaurants, will have a plate of jelly-like muddy soup. It differs with quite a specific taste, which doesn’t please people. An appetite is usually spoiled by just looking on a slippery jelly-like mass. Guangdong is considered to be the homeland of this culinary masterpiece. There, many fans of exotic dishes prefer to taste the soup of swallow nests. The cost of the treat is usually around 100 dollars per serving. … Read further

Lippo Centre

From the series “Famous buildings of Postmodern architecture”
The walls are decorated with bas-reliefs. There are also huge paintings by contemporary artists here. Despite the business status of skyscrapers, decorative lighting was actively used in the design of their interior spaces. It makes the environment more relaxed in the office center. Many large companies around the world are looking to have their office in Lippo Office Center today. It is considered one of the most prestigious office centers in China. Foreign consulates are located in skyscrapers today. Several thousand people come to work here every day. … Read further

Repulse Bay

From the series “Dangerous and Treacherous Beaches That Can Be Lethal”
Within easy reach of the coast is one of Hong Kong's newest and chicest districts, the location of the impressive skyscraper, luxurious restaurants and shopping centers. A few years ago the clearing of the picturesque coast was started by the garbage, so the beach now looks much better than 10 years ago. The water is cleaned just as carefully, but its pollution level is still very high. … Read further
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Thailand Relaxes Its COVID-19 Policy

New Year events in Thailand are likely to bring more people this year because everyone is tired of lockdowns and craving normal life. Many tourists, who book hotels in Pattaya, Krabi, or Phuket for the holiday season, also want to participate. As champagne has become an essential drink for New Year celebrations, the question regarding alcohol consumption comes to mind. The government allowed serving alcoholic drinks during the New Year countdown but only open-air cafes and restaurants with good ventilation will be permitted to do this until 1 am on 1 January 2022. This rule is nationwide. Read this


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