Places to spend a crazy Singles' Day

10:07, November 10, 2010      

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"Singles' Day" is special in China. It falls on Nov. 11. As the name suggests, it is exclusively for single people. They celebrate it for being free and unattached. The following are recommended places to visit and activities held on the day.

"Singles Stealing Vegetables", Splendid China, Shenzhen

Activity: On the night of Nov.11, the folk villages in Splendid China will again hold "Singles Stealing Vegetables' Festival". Participants who find the vegetables will get some encouragements. Through this funny game, visitors can make friends and find mates, and probably, give a farewell to being single.

Introduction: Located in the beautiful Shenzhen Bay, Splendid China is one of the world's largest parks of real miniature scenery. It reflects the ancient architecture, culture, history, art, customs and habits of various nationalities. Over 100 major tourist attractions have been reduced on a scale of 1:15 and laid out according to the map of China.

Admission fee: 120 yuan

Opening hours: 09:00-18:00 for Splendid China; 09:00-21:00 for Folk Culture Village

Transportation: take bus No.N5, N6, 21, 26, 32, 54, 59, 79, 113, 204, 222, 234, 245, 311, 323, 328, 367, 373…and get off at Splendid China.
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