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Shenzhen Overseas Chinese Town

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Address: Huaqiao Town Area, Nanshan District, Shenzhen 518053, China
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09:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 22:30

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Very nice place to visit

Makes such a nice change from LoWu's chaos and noise. It's very open, a nice park and some nice restaurants. Not at all what you expect from Shenzhen. Takes 40 minutes from Lo Wu... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2016
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47 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Makes such a nice change from LoWu's chaos and noise. It's very open, a nice park and some nice restaurants. Not at all what you expect from Shenzhen. Takes 40 minutes from Lo Wu or 20 minutes from Futian but both cab journeys are super cheap.

Thank nesamoolian
Aussie in Hong Kong
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

Trendy cafes, designer exhibitions, hidden bars all make up the OCT Lofts. Gardens and flowers make it a truly relaxing place to hang out. It's easily accessible from the metro by a 15 to 20 minutes walk. Frequent craft markets are also held there.

Thank hongkongmac
Shenzhen, China
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482 reviews
315 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2016

This is an area of shenzhen that has many different things to offer. Located at its own metro stop OCT, there is loads to see and do. It has splendid china theme park attraction, art museum and art gallery, many shops and restaurants and a walmart. The area itself is really pretty to look at, clean and well maintained. I... More 

1 Thank Joe_Macpherson04
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198 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

nice place to hang around. close to window of the world a good place to relax a while and still being under people.

Thank oldpapaatje
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151 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2015

If you are staying in one of the many hotels in the Nanshan district - e.g. Intercontinental, Westin, Venetian hotel - you can leverage the near by Overseas Chinese Town to find both shops and restaurants. For starters here you will find one of the Shenzhen Walmart shops - a good place to stock up on basics if you are... More 

Thank NickInChina1
London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2015

I've just visited Spendid China and Folk Culture Village in Overseas China Town (3/3/15) and had a fab time! I spent four hours there, admittedly cutting a few corners and didn't watch any shows so I guess a better planned day would have easily added more than an hour to my day, maybe more. It was 180RMB to get in... More 

3 Thank LiangGB2000
Greendale, Wisconsin
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33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2014

Overseas China Town is an outstanding destination. Not only is OCT a great residential and shopping area it contains several theme and amusement parks that can keep an entire family entertained and educated for days. The general feel of the area is modern and upbeat with a real respect for the environment. The Happy Valley Theme park is similar to... More 

Thank Keith R
Chinatown, Singapore
1 review
Reviewed 6 March 2014

I like it and it is close to the transport center,my kids are very funny when in this place and you can watch a lot of people here.

Thank alex c
1 review
Reviewed 19 March 2012

Shenzhen Overseas Chinese town is a one of Luobao line station of shenzhen metro. i went there this weekend and that was really awesome all you can see is the view of local china. i felt like i'm watching rush hour (Jackie Chen and Chris piper)

Thank matomo k
Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2012

Overseas Chinese Town has different areas. One is a regular amusement park, called Happy Valley, I believe. Another is Windows to the World, which is a park that has scale copies of Worldwide Landmarks, Eiffel Tower, 'David' statue, etc. A third area, is called Splendid China, which consists of 2 parts - one is scale copies of all Chinese Wonders... More 

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