travel42 Port Guide: Shenzhen

Shenzhen travel42 Port of Call Guide

Busy downtown Shenzhen, China, a fishing village just a few decades ago, is now a city of 15 million. It is a mere 45-minute ride from Kowloon via Hong Kong's rapid transit system, making even day trips from Hong Kong feasible. Designated as China's first Special Economic Zone in 1979 and growing ever since, Shenzhen offers shopping, dining and sightseeing. All that's required for the trip from Hong Kong is round-trip rail fare and a Chinese tourist visa.

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