What to See in the Window of the World in Shenzhen, China

The Window of the world is a theme park for the whole family. As an empty nester, my husband and I decided to explore the city of Shenzhen in one mid-autumn holiday.  Shenzhen is a major city in Guangdong Province in Southeastern China.

It is called the window of the world because the park features 130 replicas of the world’s most famous tourist attractions.

Shenzhen is seated across the border of Hong Kong. They have an efficient public transportation system that you can easily go around the city. 

The Window of The World is One of the Place To See In Shenzhen

The climate in Shenzhen is the same as in Hong Kong with mild winters and hot and humid summers. A couple of days in Shenzhen will certainly give you a taste of the city. 

The Window of the World is one of the most famous Shenzhen attractions.  This is a huge theme park where you can have a  chance to stroll around those miniature replicas of the most famous wonders of the world.

All of the continents are well represented inside the 48-hectares area. 

You can see the gorgeous Eiffel Tower of Paris, The Colosseum of Rome, The Palace of Versailles, The Pyramids and Sphinx of Giza and even enjoy the journey by raft through the Grand Canyon.

How Many Hours Do You Need To Explore The Window of the World?

You don’t need to spend the whole day inside the park not just like when you visit Universal Studios and the Disney Magic Kingdom

The recommended time duration is about 2-3 hours, but we were able to cover it in just 2 hours. Just be prepared for lots of walking.

Here Are Some of The Highlight Attractions of the Window of the World

It is really amazing to see marvelous replicas of the famous attractions in the world. 

The workmanship is very impressive.

The Window of The World Ticket Price

The ticket price for adults is 220 Yuan (about US$35) and  CNY 110 for children between 1.2 to 1.5 meters in height (3.9 and 4.9 feet).

Free for children under 1.2 meters.

Half the price for Senior Citizens aged 65-69.

Seniors over 70 years old & above can enter free of charge and if you enter after 7:30 pm, the ticket is only 100 Yuan.

Opening Hours:

09:00 to 22:00 on ordinary days
09:00 to 22:30 on public holidays

Over the past few years, paying with a mobile phone has become the norm in China.  You can use mobile payment to buy the ticket, but you better prepare also some cash with you in case you encounter problems in paying using your smartphone.

Due to coronavirus travel restrictions, make sure to check the China travel advisory.

How to Get To The Window of The World in Shenzhen:

Shenzhen Metro: Take Shekou Line 2 (Orange) to Window of the World station. Take exit J and the ticket office is directly ahead of you.

Where To Stay In Shenzhen

During our trip to Shenzhen, we stayed at Marco Polo Hotel.  

Marco Polo Hotel Shenzhen has a nice location where you can easily walk outside the hotel safely going to restaurants, convenience stores, shopping, and the metro train station is just nearby.

It’s a great place to stay for business and leisure travelers. It provides a wide range of recreation facilities including an outdoor swimming pool on the 4th floor, a fully equipped gym, and relaxing spa treatments.

We booked in a superior room and we were upgraded to a Deluxe room which was nice and clean with spectacular city views.

Click here for photos and videos of my stay at the Marco Polo Hotel in Shenzhen.

Final Thoughts

The Window of the world is great for a day trip. So be sure that you clear your memory cards, as there will be tons of photo-ops inside the park. 

We came here without my daughter since she is attending college in NYC.  If you can come here with children, you can definitely enjoy this place fully.  There are shows throughout the park and if you want to watch the fireworks display, they light up the fireworks at 9 pm.

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