About Shenzhen

Let's have a look around into background of Shenzhen

County: Shenzhen
State: Guangdong
Country: China
Latitude: 22.5333333
Longitude: 114.1333333
Time zone: China StandardZone
Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +8 hours

Weather in Shenzhen

Climate: Humid Sub-Tropical Climate
Best Time to Visit: June to August


It is a major city in Guangdong Province, China and one of the five largest and wealthiest cities of China., with a population of about 11,908,400 (2016 Census). 

Distance from Shenzhen center to Airport

The nearest major airport is Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport (SZX / ZGSZ). Another major airport is Hong Kong International Airport (HKG / VHHH), which has international flights from Chek Lap Kok, Hong Kong.
Driving Distance: 29 miles / 47 km
Driving Time: 40 Minutes
Languages: Cantonese and Mandarin followed by  Hakka and Teochew.

Modes of transport

Airport: Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport 
Rail: Shenzhen Railway Station.
Road: Bus: Shenzhen City-Bus, Taxi – Red, Yellow, Green and Eco Taxis.

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars: 
Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
For Hotels:
Room Service: Don't Tip
Housekeeper: Don't Tip
Concierge: ¥ 10 - ¥ 70 
Valet Parking: 
Parking or Returning Car: Don't Tip

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Zhuhai,
  • Huizhou,
  • Dongguan



It is located in the Pearl River Delta. Zhuhai was one of the original Special Economic Zones established in the 1980s. Zhuhai is also one of China's premier tourist destinations, being called the Chinese Riviera.The population of about 44,478,513(2010 Census). 

  • Climate:  Humid Subtropical Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: November to April
Tourist Attractions
  • A-Ma Temple
  • Coast of Xianglu Bay—Fisher Girl Statue
  • New Yuan Ming Palace

Emergency Contact Numbers in Shenzhen city

Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 119/110/120
Railroad: +86 755 8232 8647 (Shenzhen Railway Station)
Airport: +86 755 2345 6789 (Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport,)
Hospital: +86 755 2553 3018 (Shenzhen People's Hospital)


Shenzhen Anime Festival 
The China Cup International Regatta
Dameisha Beach Music Festival

Tourist Attractions

Splendid China Park
Shenzhen Window of the World
OCT East Shenzhen

Theatre & Concerts

Shenzhan Grand Theatre
Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Centre
Shenzhen Concert Hall

Visit Top Restaurants in Shenzhen

BAIA. Restaurant. Bar. Grill
Grange Grill Westin Hotel
Paletto Italian Restaurant

Top Shopping Centers in Shenzhen

Luohu Commercial City
Dongmen Shopping Street
Rainbow Department Store

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

He-Xiangning Art Museum
Guanshanyue Gallery
Fairy Lake Botanical Garden

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

Cantonese Dim Sum – Jinyue Cantonese Restaurant
Cantonese Congee – Yinxing Porridge Shop
Wang Steak – Windows of the World

Sports Club

Shenzhen F.C. – Football
Shenzhen Leopards – Basketball
Shenzhen Dragons – Rugby

Shelling Out Dollars

Imported beer: ¥ 15.00 
Taxi: ¥ 10.00  (base price)
3 BHK (Downtown): ¥ 10,366.67
Cheap meal: ¥ 25.00
Gasoline: ¥ 6.66  / litre
3 course meal: ¥ 150.00