Shenzhen (China)

Shenzhen is a large city in Southeast China near Hong Kong. The city is famous for its numerous skyscrapers, as well as the first Chinese special economics zones (areas, in which the alien investment is permitted and encouraged). The city is mostly popular among Chinese tourists, who come there mainly due to the many themed amusement parks. The city is also considered to be one of China's greenest. Shenzhen's area is dedicated to hundreds of acres of parks. Recently, the city build up numerous spa-hotel complexes.

Population: 10,630,000
Beach : Yes
Mountain : Yes
Popular destination: Yes
Official language: Standard Mandarin
Skill level of the English language : Moderate
Emergency numbers: 110 (poliisi), 120 (ambulanssi), 119 (palokunta)
Currency: Renminbi (CNY)
Electric plugs: A, I, C
Voltage: 220 V
Tipping in a restaurant: There is no tipping in China.
Time in destination: Jan 27, 2021, 7:48:07 AM

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Weather Forecast





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Monthly Weather Conditions

Month Average Temperature °F High Temperature °F Low Temperature °F Rainy Days Rating
January 60.8 65.5 56.1 4
February 61.2 65.5 56.8 6
March 65.8 70.2 61.5 6
April 72.5 76.8 68.2 8
May 79.2 83.3 74.8 11
June 82.4 86.4 78.4 16
July 84.2 88.5 79.7 14
August 83.7 88.2 79.2 14
September 82.0 86.4 77.7 12
October 77.7 82.0 73.4 6
November 70.9 75.4 66.4 4
December 64.0 68.9 59.4 2

More information: Shenzhen forecast and weather conditions monthly

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Price Level

Compared to prices worldwide, Shenzhen is a cheap destination.

On a tight budget, the daily budget is approximately $35.88, which includes hostel accommodation, budget meals and public transportation.

On a moderate budget, the daily budget is approximately $109.33, which includes a moderately priced hotel, meals at moderate priced restaurants and transportation costs.

Estimated prices:

  • Hotel (2 stars): $51.23
  • Hotel (3 stars): $39.07
  • Hotel (4 stars): $76.10
  • Hotel (5 stars): $154.59
  • Taxi ride (3 miles): $3.41
  • Taxi ride (6 miles): $5.06
  • Beer in a restaurant (16 ounces): $1.08
  • Meal, McDonalds: $5.40
  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: $3.09

More information: Shenzhen price level

Destination Map

Destination map in full scale: Shenzhen destination map


Shenzhen has been classified as quite dangerous with security classification 2/5.

Safety index values (higher is better):

  • General: 67.2 (better than United states average 47.9)
  • Walking alone during daytime hours: 72.1 (a little better than United states average 69.5)
  • Walking alone at night: 60.4 (better than United states average 41.6)

More information: Shenzhen safety

Car Rental

Things which affect the renting of the car:

  • Direction of traffic: In many countries in Asia the traffic is left-handed. In countries like China, Vietnam, the Philippines and Laos the traffic is right-handed.
  • Age restrictions: The minimum age for renting a car is usually 18 - 25 years. Drivers under 25 years of age and over 65 years of age are charged an extra fee or get rental terms and conditions, which include to take an additional insurance for damage / collision.
  • Driving abroad: Without special contracts a rental car can almost invariably only be driven inside of the country in which it is rented.
  • Driver’s license and documents: An international driving license, passport and credit card are mostly required to rent are car. The exception is China, where only a Chinese driving license is valid, so for driving in China it is either a Belgium or a Hong Kong driving license required, which can be translated to Chinese.

More information: Car rental Asia