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Shenzhen Mangrove Nature Reserve

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Address: Bank of Shenzhen Bay, Futian District, Shenzhen 524448, China
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12:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Description: This reserve offers a great antidote to the hustle and bustle of Shenzhen...
This reserve offers a great antidote to the hustle and bustle of Shenzhen (not to mention the city's many theme parks). Rent a bike or do some bird watching or just spend time on the boardwalk admiring the vistas of the city. It is the only nature reserve in an urban center in all of China.
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Nice for a break!

Good for a bike ride or a stroll along the bay...nice during the summer evenings...Sundays can get busy...

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 1, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Been there with my wife and 3 yrs old son. The place is really a nice walk with good scenery. You can see to the other side to Hong Kong. The problem we had is that on that day the wind blows from the sea and the water have a horrible sewer smell. If you don't mind it its a... More 

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Masterton, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Most of your reviews are of the concrete strip along the bay, not the Mangrove National Park, which is a great birding site nearby. We certainly saw the birdlife, having been allowedin, but had no knowledge that you had to book two years in advance to visit and that the site is only open in the mornings. Is that really... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Good for a bike ride or a stroll along the bay...nice during the summer evenings...Sundays can get busy...

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Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Lovely mangrove covered bird paradise hosting many egrets, fishers and other marine birds. Free to visit but suggest avoiding weekends and holidays to avoid the crowds. Walkway and cycle path run along the coastline of the bay and are lined with tropical plants and trees.

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Rovereto, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

This place is quite close to East Quiaocheng metro station but a bit difficult to find and to reach. However, this is the right place to have a relaxing walk (or you could even rent a bike) during weekends, even tough it is very crowdy. Still you can enjoy the view, take photos and look at the islands of Hong... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

excellent food with a wide range variety, staff are superb and really fast,its just a sweet lovelly place to have a hug out

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I work not far from the sea front (houhai bay), so whenever I get a spare hour or two, I always make sure I get down there. For a relaxing stroll, a bike ride, a run, or even just to sit down and enjoy the peace and quiet with a book, it is easily the best place I've found so... More 

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Shanghai, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

The initial part of the park is nice, you wander along nice paths under the trees and it's quite relaxing. Then there's a long promenade along the beach front. If you're used to european parks this might be a bit hardcore for you as chinese parks are really big on lots of concrete. I'm not sure why but this makes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

best park in shenzhen. go to relax, to unwind, and to enjoy the beautiful city that is shenzhen. you won't regret a trip to hongshulin.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

- Very nice scenery. - Advise to visit during sunset when it is not so hot. - Have option to rent bicycle but not cheap. -

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