Shenzhen, which covers nearly 2,000 square kilometers, is marked by revolutionary sites in many places. The Museum of the History of the Communist Party of China in Shenzhen, opened in 2019 in Futian District, records the red history of Shenzhen and revolutionary heroes who were either Shenzhen locals or pioneers from neighboring areas.
On Xiangshan Road in Shanxia Community, Pinghu Subdistrict, Longgang District, there used to be ancestral halls which were built in 1885 for the Yan and the Ye families.
The popular Gankeng Hakka Town in Longgang District used to be a village where Hakka people lived more than 350 years ago. With many old Hakka buildings still preserved, Gankeng is regarded as one of the 10 old Hakka villages in Shenzhen.
The current Nantou Ancient Town, built in 1394, later became a government office location for Xin’an County in 1572.
Located in Shatoujiao, Yantian District, the 250-meter-long Zhongying Street suffered a national disgrace in Chinese history for over a century.
Built in the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Wanbi Family’s Private School in Loucun Village in today’s Guangming District used to be a private school for a family. The school was named after family member Chen Wanbi.