As a person who had been to Xichong before, Irina Bogodukhova is also happy to see that the surroundings around the beach have been greatly improved.
Shenzhen has launched its “Summer Holiday in Shenzhen” themed event, including recommended tour routes and getaway destinations, and some scenic spots in Dapeng are also on the recommendation list. Let’s check out where they are:
This year, thanks to the efforts towards preserving the local environment, Shenzheners are treated with the dreamy scenes of roaming fireflies at Xichong community, Nan’ao, on the Dapeng Peninsula.
Dapeng is beautiful. It is not picturesque in a traditional way but it is a place that grows on you. It is a place that enthralls you with its bustling alleys, the aroma of fresh local cuisine, the colorful ice cream and juice parlors, the contemporary cafés, the lovely promenade, and lots of activities like tourist boats, jet skis, paragliding and those crazy inflatables to name a few. In a word, Dapeng is “charming.”
On Jan. 1, 2022, expats in Shenzhen and foreign tourists visited Dapeng Fortress in Dapeng New District to celebrate the New Year with locals. They experienced traditional intangible cultural heritage events such as Kylin Dance and a Chinese wedding custom.
Recently, a group of international talents living and working in Dapeng New District were invited to an international talent salon in Dapeng Subdistrict to share stories of their lives in Dapeng and offer suggestions for the future development of the New District, sznews.com reported.
The Dapeng New District Government has formed an ad hoc working group consisting of various departments, marine experts and environmental volunteers to make all-out efforts to protect a Balaenoptera brydei, commonly known as Bryde's whale.
Nearly 400 government cadres across Dapeng New District have come to the frontline and joined the battle after training.
In Dongbei Village of Kuichong Subdistrict, Dapeng New District, about an hour’s drive from downtown Futian, dwell artists from all over China who choose to escape from the bustling city settle there for its tranquility and low rent. In different realms of art such as poetry, music, design and photography, these artists (some are well-established) are living poetically in little worlds of their own.
Located in the southeast of Shenzhen, Dapeng New District is a peninsula surrounded by the sea on three sides. The remains found in Xiantouling Village prove the earliest human activities in Shenzhen took place 6,000 to 7,000 years ago. Dapeng Fortress is the most complete military fortress of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) in Southeast China.
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