STAYING IN SHENZHEN
Until 30 years ago, Shenzhen was a relatively sleepy township of only 30,000 or so residents. Shenzhen has undergone a frenetic rate of development since the late 1970s and today is one of the most modern cities in the world, a visible and glittering symbol of China's meteoric rise on the world stage. Today 23 million people call Shenzhen home, employed in industries including technology, finance and hi-tech services. Chinese mega Corporation Tencent has its offices here, as does the world's largest drone maker, DJI. Shenzhen is known the world over for its hi-tech credentials and attracts some of China's and the globe's top tech talent.
Culturally, Shenzhen is young, fun and in love with big city life. The city has a world-class bar and dining scene, striking contemporary architecture, plenty of parks and green spaces, entertainment hubs and year-round cultural happenings. From your serviced apartment in Shenzhen don't miss out on experiencing the best the city has to offer, including hanging out in some of Shenzhen's coolest neighbourhoods, exploring Shenzhen's best theme parks and chowing down on delicious street food.