In 40 years, Shenzhen has transformed from a fishing town to a cosmopolitan city. The city now offers a plethora of fascinating attractions. Continue reading to learn more.
The Ping An IFC is the highest skyscraper in Shenzhen and the world’s fourth-tallest one, standing at 592.5 meters (1,944 ft). The structure houses offices, a hotel, and a high-end shopping center.
On the 116th level is the Free Sky viewing platform, from where you can get a bird’s-eye view over Shenzhen and Hong Kong’s cityscape.
Sea World is a high-end entertainment complex including retail malls, restaurants, hotels, and theme parks. A luxury boat with high-end stores and restaurants is also available. Having lunch at one of the ferry’s restaurants might be a romantic event.
Shenzhen Antique City is an excellent spot to visit if you enjoy antique artifacts. There are piles of clay pots, dinnerware, beads, and artifacts that appear to have been produced hundreds of years ago in the open-air markets.
Although it is not recommended that you buy any pricey products at the market since there are many fakes, it is nevertheless fascinating to wander about and watch the buyers inspect the goods with their lenses.
With a height of 441.8 meters, the KK100 is Shenzhen’s second-highest building (1,449 feet). The entire building was constructed in a magnificent streamlined style that resembles a fountain and represents Shenzhen’s growth and prosperity.
The KK100 in Shenzhen’s most extravagant skyscraper, home to top-tier offices, an international retail mall known as the KK Mall, and one of the world’s highest 5-star hotels, The St. Regis Shenzhen.
Shun Hing Square was the tallest skyscraper in Shenzhen, China, and even Asia when it was completed in 1996. It also holds the distinction of being the world’s thinnest skyscraper, with a width-to-height ratio of 1:9.
Shun Hing Square’s top level is an observation deck with Shenzhen’s growth history exhibitions.
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