Immersion Course of Hanbridge Mandarin- Amazing Shenzhen

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Amazing Shenzhen

Located in the Pearl River Delta in Southern Guangdong Province, Shenzhen is known as the "Back Garden of Hong Kong." It is also the first city in mainland China to be granted econonmic reform under Deng Xiao Ping. At the end of the 1970s, Shenzhen was a small fishing village. Today with a population of more than 8,000,000, Shenzhen is divided into seven districts: Luohu, Futian, Nanshan, Yantian, Bao'an, Longgang, and Guangming. Shenzhen is an attractive city with more than 70% of the its population made up of people from throughout China making standard Mandarin the language of choice. map



Guangdong Province


Shenzhen is situated in the subtropical part of China. In the spring Shenzhen is warm and the summer is typically hot and wet with an occasional typhoon. The weather is generally temperate and mild in the autumn and winter. The South China Sea buffers the climate, so cold snaps are not common. At its warmest, the temperature rarely reaches over 35 degrees Celsius (95 degrees Fahrenheit), but Shenzhen does get quite humid in the summer.

Weather Average of Shenzhen
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average high °C 20 20 22 26 29 31 32 31 29 29 25 21
°F 68 68 72 79 84 88 90 88 84 84 77 70
Average low °C 13 16 20 24 26 13 26 25 25 22 18 14
°F 55 55 61 68 75 79 79 79 77 72 64 57

Shenzhen transportation

Shenzhen has an excellent transportion infrastructure and can be reached by air, train, bus and boat.
Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport is located 32 kilometers from the city center.
While traveling within the city, you may use the subway, an excellent bus systems or one of many taxis.

Red taxis can go to anywhere in Shenzhen.Fares increase after 11pm.
Green taxis can only travel in Bao'an and Longgang districts.


Chinese people enjoy the outdoors, and the surrounding hills provide walking paths for mountain climbing. The city also offers free admission to a number of public parks including the Lianhuashan (Lotus Mountain) Park, Lizhi Park, Zhongshan Park and Wutongshan Park.


A lively city, Shenzhen is a paradise for entertainment, recreation, and relaxation. Golf courses, spas, theaters, sports and concert arenas, nightclubs, Imax cinemas, swimming pools and many other options provide a range of activities for all ages and interests.

Eating And Drinking

Reflecting its diverse population, eating in Shenzhen offers a melting pot of the various cuisines of China. Diners can pick from more than 10,000 restaurants in which to enjoy their favorite dishes. Seafood is especially good in Shenzhen with some of the best seafood restaurants located together in the seaside Yantian district.


Shenzhen is a shopper's paradise. The range varies from bargain areas like Dongmen Market all the way to Gucci, Prada and the like. Shenzhen is home to world class malls - all great places to catch a movie, buy clothes or have dinner.