Local Customs

Local Customs

Shenzhen, the first special economic zone of China, is located on the eastern shore of the Pearl River Delta, neighboring Hong Kong and is one of the world’s fastest growing cities. 

Location

The Kempinski Hotel Shenzhen is strategically located in Nanshan District, overlooking the Shenzhen Bay and set in the heart of the city’s new Commercial Business Center Area. It has convenient accessibility to Shenzhen Bao’an Airport and Shenzhen Exhibition Centre. The Line No. 2 Metro Hou Hai Station is adjacent to the hotel. 

Climate 

Shenzhen features a tropical monsoon climate, which means the summer is longer than winter. In general, the city’s winter is not as cold as the north of China and the summer is around 38 degrees in average. However, do check online for weather conditions before traveling. 

Currency

The local currency is the Chinese Yuan Renminbi (CNY or RMB). Cash is the best method of payment, especially when shopping in markets or using taxis. Credit and debit cards or mobile phone (Alipay, Applepay, Wechat) are also widely used as a method of payment. 

Language

Standard Chinese Mandarin and Cantonese 

Local Cuisine

As a typical immigrant city, Shenzhen cuisines have been largely influenced by culinary traditions from all over China. 

Etiquette

Chinese people are very positive and friendly, and you don’t need to worry about offending issue in Shenzhen. There is no specific religion or dress code in Shenzhen, where most citizens are from all parts of the country. Have saying that, Shenzhen is a dynamic and modern city attracting people from all over the world.

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