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Shenzhen Skyline from The Pavilion Hotel.

The Shenzhen skyline from The Pavilion Hotel, February 2018.

Known throughout China as The Gateway to Hong Kong, in recent years the city of Shenzhen has blossomed enough to be considered a heavyweight destination in its own right. I managed to squeeze in four nights here at the end of my Chinese New Year Trip of 2018. Cue some shopping at the world’s greatest electronics market and a visit to a fascinating oil painting village. And they’re just a few of the things I loved about Shenzhen, so check out my articles on:

Dafen Art Museum

Dafen Oil Painting Village

Dongmen Market

Huaqiangbei Electronics District

OCT-LOFT Creative Culture Park

Shenzhen International Garden & Flower Expo Park

The Pavilion Hotel

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