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Posts Tagged ‘Shenzhen’
Over the past few days I’ve had the pleasure of attending the Shenzhen Open tennis tournament, where in a close battle yesterday China’s Grand Slam champion Li Na (at left) defeated Klara Zakopalova from the Czech Republic to take the singles title. The Shenzhen Open is a new addition to the annual WTA calendar in the lead-up to the Australian Open.
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 new high speed rail service between Wuhan and Shenzhen has commenced, with the entire trip taking only 4 hours and 13 minutes. The new line connects Wuhan to Guangzhou and Guangzhou to Shenzhen, and departs from the Shenzhen North Railway Station where there is a direct connection with the Shenzhen Metro. It makes it easy to visit Wuhan from Shenzhen, as well as other major places of interest such as Changsha.
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.