Why Shenzhen needs to be on your 2018 China travel list
By Kate Springer, CNN
8 minute read
7:39 PM EST, Wed January 3, 2018
Tower power: Located atop the 100-story Kingkey 100 tower, The St. Regis Shenzhen draws a crowd to its sky-high dining venues, including The Drawing Room on the 96th floor.
Courtesy St. regis
Feast your eyes: Those seeking a Chinese feast can splurge on Peking duck at 1881, inside the Grand Hyatt.
Grand Hyatt Shenzhen
Design chops: The city recently welcomed an outpost of London's V&A Museum. The gallery is part of Design Society, a much larger arts-and-culture district emerging in the Shekou Peninsula, in western Shenzhen.
Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Paint the town: An artist at work inside a studio at the Dafen Oil Painting Village. As many as 8,000 artists live in the 1.5-square-mile village specializing in the creation and imitation of famous paintings.