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Exploring South China – Shenzhen and Guangzhou Posted by on Jul 11, 2018

Exploring South China - Shenzhen and Guangzhou

Two of the biggest and most interesting cities to visit in South China are Shenzhen (深圳 – shēn zhèn) and Guangzhou (广州 – guǎng zhōu). Both cities have a wealth of cultural and historical attractions, as well as some massive markets, impressive theme parks, and of course plenty of delicious food. Check out a little…

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One Day in Shenzhen (深圳的一天) Posted by on Nov 21, 2014

Shenzhen has grown from a cluster of fishing and farming villages to one of the biggest, busiest, and most important cities in China. See what you can do in this bustling metropolis with just one day. Wander around Shekou and get some tasty food, hit a massive market, check out the Splendid China theme park…

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From Fishing Village to Boom Town – Shenzhen Posted by on Oct 17, 2014

Back in the ’70s, there was a cluster of farming and fishing villages in southern China known as Baoan County (宝安区 – bǎo’ān qū). At that time, Deng Xiaoping was launching his new policy of Reform and Opening Up (改革开放 – gǎi gé kāi fàng), as he stated, “To be rich is glorious.” Thanks to…

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Dancing with the Dragon and Phoenix Posted by on Aug 28, 2014

Our coverage of the Splendid China theme park in Shenzhen is coming to an end with this final video. If you missed the other stuff, go back and check out the article with tons of photos and watch the videos – one covers the replica ethnic minority villages while the other shows the amazing mini-China…

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Splendid China – Miniature Park Posted by on Aug 4, 2014

See nearly 100 of China’s most famous landmarks and natural sights in miniature form at the amazing Splendid China park in Shenzhen. How else could you see the Great Wall, the West Lake, the Longmen Grottoes, and the Stone Forest in one day?

Splendid China – Folk Culture Village Posted by on Jul 29, 2014

Did you know that China has 56 ethnic groups? You can learn about lots of them by visiting the Splendid China theme park in the southern city of Shenzhen. Take a short video tour to explore some of China’s ethnic minority culture. 蒙古族 – méng gǔ zú Mongols 黎族 – lí zú Li 海南 –…

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Tour All of China in One Park Posted by on Jul 28, 2014

As the world’s second largest country (covering 9.6 million square kilometers) and the most populous (over 1.3 billion), China can be an intimidating place to travel in. It is a massive, crowded country, and there’s so much to see and do that one could spend an entire lifetime wandering the Middle Kingdom and still not…

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