Posts Tagged ‘Shenzhen Attractions’

One Day in Shenzhen

Sunday, April 13th, 2014

Like to venture further into Shenzhen’s hidden history, and learn more about this exciting and dynamic city? Pick a day, head across to the One Day in Shenzhen blog, where “Mr. Shenzhen” James Baquet has collected his many fascinating articles exploring a great range of places, and go out and explore!

Art museum exhibition highlights Shenzhen’s spiritual symbol

Sunday, April 8th, 2012

Shenzhen’s Guan Shanyue Art Museum is holding an exhibition of art related to the ox — the city’s spiritual symbol. The pioneering, hard-working and self-sacrificing spirit of the ox represents the spirit of entrepreneurial pioneers in Shenzhen. Find out more in the Shenzhen Daily article Art museum highlighting the ox.

The themed hotels of Shenzhen’s OCT East

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

They are more than just a place to lay your head down for a night. Hotels have become attractions on their own, the reason for the journey. In the China Daily travel article Themes for dreams, Shi Yingying visits a few outstanding examples at Shenzhen’s OCT East theme park and resort – the Mahayana Boutique Hotel, Otique Aqua Hotel and Cargo Hotel.

Exploring Shenzhen’s Temples

Friday, November 11th, 2011

Many visitors to Shenzhen are familiar with Hongfa Temple in Fairy Lake Botanical Garden, the largest Buddhist temple in the city. James Baquet introduces some more in these Shenzhen Daily articles:

You can also see the previous news stories Two Shenzhen templesTianhou temples in ShenzhenTwo temples in Xili, Two temples in Dapeng and The difference between temples and halls?

Maosheng Residence, Henggang Shenzhen

Saturday, October 1st, 2011

One of Shenzhen’s hidden treasures is the large number of historic Hakka enclosed villages (or Hakka houses). James Baquet explores one of them in the Shenzhen Daily article Maosheng Residence, Henggang.