Known among locals as Shenzhen’s “Central Park” this gorgeous green space provides both respite from the noise of the city and a picture-perfect view of Shenzhen’s skyscrapers in the distance. Don't leave without buying a bag of lychees, which grow on the park’s trees.
Zhaobing's Mausoleum (also known as Song Shao Di Mu) is a revered site among locals. The tomb offers a great chance to learn about Chinese history and it is fascinating to watch locals make offerings of gifts and flowers to the former emperor.
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Sandra MacGregor is a travel and food writer who is presently living in South Africa and is travelling the continent with her basset hound, Charlie.