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Shekou, Shenzhen
(3.3/5 based on 95+ reviews on the web)
East meets West at Shekou, an area of the bay featuring accommodations, shops, and restaurants catering largely to a foreign population. Since the 1980s, when major foreign oil companies secured the rights to drill in the South China Sea, the area began to serve as a base for platform workers brought over to work here. Since then, expatriates have largely settled the area. The main draw here centers around a landlocked 168 m (551 ft) long vessel that has been converted into a hotel with Chinese and Western restaurants, as well as an English bar, dance club, swimming pool, children's recreation center, and folk culture exhibition center. Around the vessel, explore a refurbished and modern commercial center, adorned with palms and fountains, and encompassing a variety of establishments. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Shekou and many more Shenzhen attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Shenzhen vacation planner.
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  • We were on the Nanshan mountain and on the way back to the Metro here. It is relaxed once again to meet many English-speaking people, about "very british". That's why popular English domicile. Nice atmosphere.
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  • This street i found near shekou was really a great place to buy soveigniers. I am a fond collector of soveigniers from around the world. And this place gave me delightful stuff. So got something new f...  more »
  • The place where I live is already 5 years old. The area, which I believe is the best in the city. Quiet, seaside promenades, parks. Here there is all for foreigners: the European restaurants, international schools and kindergartens, good hotels, compounds, foreign clinics. Up to 30 minutes by car. Many Chinese here speak English.
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  • 真是太喜欢这里了!!!各种海鲜水产!蔬菜肉菜都很好很新鲜,还有几个摊位专卖湖北湖南菜的家乡的菜都能买到。另外还有很正宗的潮汕牛肉丸鱼丸店,现做现卖。烧腊的也有几家,很不错。(补充一下,这里大部分的商贩都支持微信支付了。
  • 最喜欢的市场,种类丰富新鲜,交通方便。
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