Why It's Worth It

A city that is constantly reinventing itself, Shenzhen has transformed from a mere town into an economically thriving city in a mere three decades. Famous for theme parks such as Window of the World, Shenzhen is the epitome of China with a drive for the latest and the undiscovered. While new malls and high rises dominate the landscape, a vestige of its past can still be found in forgotten villages or walled cities. —Nam Cheah