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The following articles share information about attractions and special places to visit in Shekou

 


New Shenzhen Bay Boat Tours Departing from the Shekou Cruise Center

on 10/02/2017 - 05:00 pm

Shekou has a new attraction! Following in the footsteps of Hong Kong, Guangzhou and other cities around the world, Shenzhen now offers us a chance to enjoy scenic views of the city from the water. On September 29th, the new Shekou Cruise Center began operating boat tours of Shenzhen Bay on their ferry boats. The tour sets sail twice daily; once at 4pm and again at 7pm.



We attempted to make it on the maiden voyage; however, customer service told us that the first two days were already pre-booked and that the first chance for the public to enjoy Shekou's newest attraction was October 1st. So we did. Here's a look at what to expect.


 
Tickets cost ¥150 per person and inclu ...

Picasso & Dalí Exhibit in Shenzhen From China's National Day!

on 09/29/2017 - 10:35 am

Starting October 1st, 2017, the YearLife Art Space in Holiday Plaza will be exhibiting more than 240 pieces, from the world's major art galleries, museums and private collectors, including paintings, cover original prints, sculptures, ceramics, photographs and other famous works by Salvador Dalí and Pablo Picasso.

More than 90% of the works will be exhibited in Shenzhen for the first time.

The exhibit will be open from 10am-10pm daily (doors close at 9:30pm) and there will also be a soft pottery, stone paintings, watercolors and other optional art experience activities for those that want to try to DIY their own works of art.

Ticket Price:
Tickets can be purchased at the do ...

Opening of the Sea World Culture & Arts Center Announced by Design Society

on 08/19/2017 - 12:18 pm

On Friday August 18th, Design Society announced that the new Sea World Culture and Arts Center will open to the public in Shekou, Shenzhen on December 2nd, 2017.

 
Design Society will open with three inaugural exhibitions: Values of Design in the V&A Gallery, Minding the Digital in the Main Gallery, and Nurturing Dreams in Recent Work: Fumihiko Maki + Maki and Associates in the Subsidiary Gallery. In addition to the exhibitions, the complex will include Extra Time, Xiaoyan I MEW, a multi-purpose hall, a theatre, a restaurant and themed creative stores.



A rich variety of activities including guided tours, talks, panel discussions, workshops and performances will be he ...

Children's Water Fun Zone (Temporary Attraction) with Free Admission Near Sea World

on 07/29/2017 - 11:25 am

If you're looking for a place to take the kids to help them escape the heat, head on down to the Gateway One Shopping Center across the street from Sea World, where they've installed a mini water park and fun zone.

UPDATE: The Fun Zone area, next to the pool, is now open as well. Tickets are purchased separately. See pricing further down the page.


The attraction is open every day from now until August 15th from 4pm to 9:30pm and features two areas: the pool and a water-free fun zone play area. There is no fee for children to enter the pool; however, it is only for customers of the mall. That means that you need to show them that you've spent money inside the mall first (or you can g ...

Preview: NEW Sea World Culture and Arts Center (Coming Soon)

on 07/20/2017 - 02:42 pm

The new Sea World Culture and Arts Center, China's "first major design museum" is nearing completion and Design Society has recently released some photos. The upcoming launch is the result of an important pioneering international partnership between leading state-owned company China Merchants Shekou Holdings (CMSK) and the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A), the world's leading museum of art and design based in South Kensington, London. More on that here.



It is designed by Award-Winning Japanese Modernist Master Architect Fumihiko Maki, 88, who has two master degrees (Master of architecture from Cranbrook Academy of Art, and a Master’s degree from the Design Sch ...

Expats Attend Opening Ceremony of Shenzhen's Binhai Promenade (Western Corridor)

on 07/03/2017 - 01:53 pm

After nearly two years of intense construction Shenzhen's Western Binhai Promenade, from Sea World to the Shenzhen Bay Sports Park, has officially opened!
 


The opening ceremony took place at about 8:00am July 3rd and was officiated by Nanshan District Mayor Wang Qiang.


 
Gary Isse, the Founder of ShekouDaily, took part in the ceremony along with high ranking district and city officials.  
 

 

 
Watch a short video of the unveiling...


(Video courtesy of Mike Sagan of Kid Kraft)

 
The ceremony was attended by over 200 people including government officials from Nanshan district and the city; 30 people from the media, and rep ...

Free Entry to the NEW Maritime Museum in Shekou Shenzhen

on 06/30/2017 - 11:11 am

The brand new Shenzhen Shekou Maritime Museum opened to the public on Thursday this week after its launching ceremony on the morning of Wednesday June 28th along with the Management and Service Center for Expats and the Nanshan Pioneers Education and Management Base.



The new museum boasts an 800 square meter exhibition area, 6 major themed exhibitions and nearly 270 kinds of physical specimens, totaling thousands of exhibits.



The new museum combines the modern life of new Shekou with the history and culture of old Shekou and its historical significance as a maritime landmark in Shenzhen.



The museum combines modern uses of sound, light, and Virtual Reality (VR) ...

Photo Showcase: Shenzhen's New Western Binhai Promenade (From Sea World to Shenzhen Bay Sports Park)

on 06/22/2017 - 04:51 pm

After nearly two years of intense construction, the 6.6km Western Binhai Promenade, from Sea World to the Shenzhen Bay Sports Park is about to open to the public. China Merchants Shekou has recently shared these great photos.
 




Pictures of the Parks
There are six recommended scenic areas along the newly constructed coastal promenade.

1. Modern Design
Newly designed corridors





2. Flower Garden
The coastline boasts many beautiful flower species: 蓝花楹、红花玉蕊、中华无忧树、假苹婆、朴树、水蒲桃、银海枣、龙船花树、仪花、腊肠树等


3. Steel Lighthouse
Incorporates Shekou's industrial roots into the park's design.









4. Stunning Natural Views of the Mountain, Sea, and Sky
Enj ...