P.R. China, Hong Kong

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    Gateway to Shanghai

    by machomikemd Updated Sep 30, 2014

    Again, why settle for the nearby Chinese Cities when you can go deeper to China from Hong Kong and besides Beijing, Another Area which is worthy to visit is the famous financial rival of Hong Kong, Shanghai, on the Mouth of the mighty Yangtze River, which has a lot of attractions that you can go to. Shanghai has lots of things to see like the famous MAGLEV Train, the Site of the World Expo of 2010, the famous Skyscrapers of Pudong District, the historic BUND, the Yu Yuan Gardens, the Shanghai Tower and a lot more. Again, many Airlines from Chep Lap Kok Airport has Daily flights to and from Shanghai's twin Shanghai Pudong International Airport and Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport.

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    Gateway to Beijing

    by machomikemd Updated Sep 30, 2014

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    why setlle on going to the nearby Chinese Cities of Shenzen or Guanzhou or Shekou, when you can go to Beijing, the capital of the People's Republic of China, from Hong Kong. Hong Kong is the gateway for mainlan china and is the main airline hub of various airlines with daily flights to Beijing and Beyond, like Cathay Pacific, Dragon Air, Dalian Airlines, China Southern Airlines, China Eastern Airlines and more, all of which have flights to anbd from the Chep Lap Kok International Airport to Beijing Capital International Airport. In Beijing, you would enjoy the various sights like the Great Wall of China, Summer Palace, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Behai Park, Tiananmen Square, Mao Tse Tsung Tomb and a lot more.

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    . . . just for a day . . .

    by Karin1S Written Apr 10, 2005

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    . . . if you can get a day trip to china . . . do it! It's a great experience and you can do a first look. We did it at our last trip to HK and now i'm sure i'll visit China one time . . . It's a really unknown country for Europeans . . .
    Ask your travel guide in HK or ask at the hotel reception for this trips - we found one with an english speaking guide


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    A day trip to Shenzhen, China

    by evancheong Written Sep 17, 2003

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    Shenzhen which is situated at the border of Hong Kong is 35km away from it.

    The most convenient way to get there is to hop onto the KCR train from Hong Kong which takes 45 minutes. The train station is right on the Hong Kong Border - Lo Wu Checkpoint on Jianshe Lu.

    Basically you can spend 1/2 a day eating and shopping for imitation goods like branded handbags, watches, shoes. You name it, they have it. Don't forget to BARGAIN.

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    Shenzhen, China

    by evancheong Updated Sep 17, 2003

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    Once you arrive in Shenzhen, you MUST hold on to your bag TIGHTLY. There are a lot of pickpockets and they are really smoooooth. Dress down and people will not eye on your valuables too much.

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