Although Shenzhen is known as a young city of about 40 years, it actually has a long history. In fact, there are several ancient cultural sites that remain in the city.
Dongjiang Troup made great contributions to China during the 8-year War of Resistance against Japan.
Longtian Ancestral Residence in Longgang is one of the best preserved Hakka residences in Shenzhen.
Nantou Ancient Town, also known as Xin'an Old Town, is an ancient city site with a history of almost 1,700 years and tops the list of Shenzhen's top 10 characteristic cultural blocks.