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Called the Silicon Valley of China, Shenzhen was appointed as 2nd city to visit in 2019 by several travel Guides. Discover 6 things to do or see in Shenzhen for your next trip with AVI Travel Insurance!

When it comes to travel, it is no surprise to say that China is one of the greatest destinations to visit. The country has a lot to show for people looking for scenery. With its rice terraces, national parks and historical places, China also has different experiences to offer: its booming cities. Give a try to Shenzhen and immerse yourself in this new part of China.

Neighbor of Hong Kong, Shenzhen was appointed China's first Special Economic Zone in 1978. As a former fisher village, the city has known a soaring development for the last 40 years with a 20% of economic growth in average. It is now home to many of the world's largest and most innovative Hi-Tech companies (Tencent, ZTE, Huawei, DJI…) and has become the tech manufacturing capital of the world.

AVI International Travel Insurance selected 6 things to do or see in order for you to make the most of Shenzhen.


1.OCT Loft Creative Culture Park

Located in a former factory district, OCT Loft is host to numerous art galleries, bookstores, quirky coffee shops and live music venues. With its contemporary Art Terminal alone covering 3000 square meters, the museum offers exhibits of international and local contemporary Chinese artists. Spend at least one afternoon to explore this curious and vibrant corner of Shenzhen.


2.Shenzhen Skyline from Kingkey tower

Kingkey 100 is Shenzhen's tallest skyscraper (442 meters). On the top four floors, you will be able to admire the panoramic views of Shenzhen and its beautiful countryside.


3.Luohu District

Shenzhen has a lot to offer when talking about shopping mall. Of these, Luohu might well be its most popular. At the border of Hong Kong, this living area houses an overrated (fake) market. Stores of shopping insanity, with corridors of stalls selling handbags, wigs, knick-knacks, and tailor-made suit services. While there, why not trying a relaxing and inexpensive massage, a customary for travelers visiting Luohu.


4.Splendid Little China

"Splendid China" is the world's largest and most comprehensive miniature park, reproducing nearly 100 famous tourist attractions in China and 25 full-scale ethnic villages. There, you can appreciate beautiful landscapes from throughout the country in one day and discover China in a unique experience.



Shenzhen is not called the Hi-Tech capital for no reason. This huge district abounds with buildings crammed with tiny shops selling the latest tech gadgets and computer components at rock bottom prices. If you go to this endless maze, make sure you know what to buy – otherwise you might lose your mind among all these products!


6.Dafen oil painting village

With over 1,200 galleries containing masterpieces from Da Vinci's Mona Lisa to Warhol's Campbell's Soup Cans, Dafen is the world's largest producer of replica oil painting. This arts workshop was set up as an artists' colony in 1989 and serves nowadays as a springboard for artists showcasing their original works.

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