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Museum: An Imperative Cultural Resource of Shenzhen.
by Pushpitha Wijesinghe
Ideally positioned in the
centre of downtown Shenzhen close to the Lychee Lake is a multifunctional
Shenzhen Museum. Today the museum has grown to be an imperative cultural
resource of Shenzhen.
Shenzhen Museum has always been praised for its role played as an institute
that provides knowledge and awareness for the public through patriotic
education, cultural relics collection and scientific research. The museum
is home to over 20,000 pieces of cultural relics. One of the most important
among them is the specimens of paleobioligical fossils that date back to
nearly 100 million years. There are also exhibits showcasing nearly 5000
years of ancient Chinese civilisation.
Since the inception of the
museum, it has taken significant measures to sustain its permanent exhibits.
The permanent exhibitions include Ancient of Shenzhen, Reform and Opening-up
History of Shenzhen, Modern History of Shenzhen and Folk Culture of Shenzhen.
These materials reveal the great heritage of the Shenzhen region of about
The museum also offers its
younger visitors the chance to enhance their knowledge on natural sciences
through exhibitions such as Marine Organisms and Wild Animal Specimens.
Shenzhen Museum also has an extensive collection of cultural relics. The
museum collects new and important relics each year and the exhibitions
are also in turn offered to its guests with a new twist.
Shenzhen Museum also plays an important role as an organization that researches
social science. It has published a few monographs such as History of Shenzhen
Special Zone, Modern History of Shenzhen, Ancient History of Shenzhen,
Archaeological Finding and Research in Shenzhen and History Tells the Future.
The results of these scientific researches have attracted many among the
academic circles. The Shenzhen Museum has today become a one stop shop
from where people can discover and learn the history of Shenzhen and important
facts about the Hakka culture.
This comprehensive museum
can be further discovered by conveniently staying at a nearby Shenzhen
luxury hotel. Travellers can stay at a Luxury accommodation in Shenzhen
and feel the warmth of great hospitality and friendly service. For instance,
Hotel, Shenzhen offers even the most discerning travellers a feeling
of elegance, comfort and convenience.
|About the Author: Pushpitha
Wijesinghe is an experienced independent freelance writer. He specializes
in providing a wide variety of content and articles related to the travel
hospitality industry. Luxury
accommodation in Shenzhen
for hotels in Shenzhen
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Western Shenzhen Felicity Hotel
The Best Western Shenzhen
Felicity Hotel is in the heart of Lo Wu District, convenient to business,
shopping and transportation. Business guests will appreciate the full service
business center, complete with meeting rooms and banquet facilities. Other
hotel amenities include a fully equipped fitness center, large outdoor
pool, disco and onsite restaurant and lounge, offering a variety of Chinese,
Japanese and international cuisine. Transportation is available from Shenzhen
to Hong Kong city center and the Hong Kong International Airport.
Hotel Shenzhen China
Located in Nanshan District,
Kempinski Hotel Shenzhen features an indoor swimming pool, shopping arcade
and 3 dining options. Free internet and parking are provided. Luxurious
rooms at Kempinski Shenzhen feature ocean or city views. Each room has
an LCD TV, chaise lounge and minibar. Guests can treat themselves to a
massage, or relax in the sauna. The hotel also offers laundry and limousine
services. Seasons Restaurant offers all-day international dining, while
Hai Tao Restaurant serves Chinese dishes. Enjoy cocktails and live music
at The Lounge. Kempinski Hotel Shenzhen is a 30-minute drive to Shenzhen
Bao'an International Airport.
The Marco Polo Shenzhen
is in the heart of the Futian District, the city’s new Central Business
District, with 391 well-appointed rooms and suites. CCF Rooms
and Suites prove an ideal choice with their spacious size, contemporary
décor and exclusive setting. Club Floor guests can enjoy privileges
like personalised check-in and check-out services, complementary breakfasts
and ‘Happy Hour’ cocktails at the Club Lounge. Culinary delights abound
at Marco Polo Shenzhen restaurants – Carrianna Chiu Chow Restaurant, Nishimura
Japanese Restaurant and the Café Marco, serving a fusion of “Euro-Asian-Chinese”
cuisine, as well as, fresh seafood and imported steaks.
With a location in one of
the major shopping areas in Shenzhen, and numerous onsite facilities, the
luxury hotel caters to everyone. Wake up to an international buffet at
the Café Pavilion and later feast on Korean and Asian cuisine at
the Jin Grand Shan Restaurant. One must spend at least a few hours lounging
and sipping cocktails at the rooftop pool bar as well as the Goldrush Bar.
Utilize the car rental services and visit close by attractions such as
the High-Tech Exhibition Center. Take the children on an all day excursion
to the many amusement parks in the area. The Pavilion Hotel’s 11 service
offices should accommodate most corporate and business needs. The hotel
is ideal for all travelers who want to live in luxury while in Shenzhen.
The Shangri-La Hotel, Shenzhen
is the city’s premier international luxury hotel, combining spacious accommodations,
exceptional fine dining, and comprehensive business and event facilities
in the heart of this rapidly growing metropolis. Enjoy majestic views
of Hong Kong’s New Territory, as well as panoramic views of the Shenzhen
city. The Shangri-La Hotel, Shenzhen offers guests an enticing array of
dining options. The signature Shang Palace is renowned for its authentic
Cantonese and superb regional dishes providing exceptional hotel dining
in Shenzhen. The newest hotspot is 360º Bar, Restaurant & Lounge,
which offers panoramic views of the city from its spacious interior. The
Poolside Bar serves up barbecued snacks and refreshing cocktails
Shi Hua Hotel Shenzhen is
a 3-star business and conference hotel. With 29 floors, the hotel located
in North Jing Tian of Fu Tian District is opened in 2002. The worldwide
supermarket like Sam's Club and Carrefour are within walking distance.
Shenzhen High-Tech Fair and the beautiful Lotus Mountain are also close
to the hotel. It is about 10-minutes by car from the hotel to the Happy
Village and World Miniatures. Sichuan Hotel Shenzhen has 153 guestrooms
and suites. All rooms are equipped with air conditioning, satellite TV,
cable TV, IDD, DDD and internet access.
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