ice skating in mixc
It may not snow in Shenzhen but this city has ice skating available year round. Thanks to the ice skating rink in posh mall MixC. Prices range from 40 to 60 rmb per hour. if you're a newbie and you dont have your own pair of ice skating shoes, no worry because they're available for rent here.
To the other cities
Shenzhen is not very well connected to the other major cities neither by bus nor by train.You can catch the trains or buses that comes from Hong Kong and travels to the main cities like Beijing.But if you are planing to go to Sichuan province ,Tibet or any other western parts of the country the best way is taking a 1 hr trip on a fast train to Guangzhou where you can find many transportation options to every part of the country.A trip costs 76 Yuan and you can take the train from Luo Hu train station.
craving italian coffee
illy (italian best coffee) is a great coffeeshop if you want to get away from the crowd in starbucks. an underrated coffeeshop, illy's coffee is comparable if not better that the starbucks chain. they also offer free wireless internet. locations are not hard to find as they have a presence in big malls and shopping areas.
here are the different locations:
- unit 41 shopping mall, diwang building 0755 25834670
- 5F moi department store, huaqiang bei road 0755 83019156
- B1 Reel deparmtent store, MiXc (shennan corner baonan road)
- south entrance of shopping mall diwang building 0755 25830499
- 050 portofino commercial street, OCT, nanshan district 0755 86082286
- L1 01 Jusco Department Store, Training Road, 25000850
- Room 142 S area, No. 8 Book Mall Citizen Center, 1st Fuzhong Road, 83992094
- west unit no. 2 jin run building che gong miao, futian district 0755082800171 love their fruit tea
Looking for old China? Visit the Dapeng Fortress in Shenzhen's Longgang District. Built during the Ming Dynasty, fort served as China's military base to resist Japanese pirates in Guangdong. The fort is also historically significant as it is the starting point of the Opium War. Here, you will find mansions of generals, temples and old brick houses. The area has four imposing gates on the north, south, east and west side. If you're coming from the center of Shenzhen, allot a day for this excursion. There is minimal entrance fee of RMB15.
Shenzhen = $ Shopping $
20 years ago Shenzhen is a small coastal town.
Deng Xiaoping open China to the capitalism world, last April of 1979, Guangdong Province took the lead and created 3 special economic zones (SEZs), Zhuhai,Shantou and Shenzhen. Shenzhen is now considered to be fifth strongest economy of the Chinese cities.
Shenzhen is located in the southern coastal area of Guandong Province. Shenzhen City got 6 districts Luohu, Futian, Nanshan, Baoan, Longgang and Yantian.
Some of the big shopping complex:
*Lo Wu Commercial Center
*Shenzhen Seibu Department Store
*MOI Department Store
*The Friendship Store
*Xiwu Department store
*Dongmen Commercial Center (night market)
"Scenic Spots /Theme Parks"
Shenzhen is a very modern city, no cultural / historical sites to speak off, most of the tourist sports are theme parks & man made.
*Window of the World
*China Folk Cultural Villages
*Meridian View Center
*Xianhu Botanic Garden