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Da Fen Oil Painting Village

 Shenzhen Attractions

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Introduction to Da Fen Oil Painting Village (大芬油画村)

Dafen is a suburb in Shenzhen. In the early 1990s, the painter and businessman Huang Jiang took up residence in this town with twenty artists followed him. They are committed to make the replicas of oil paintings by masters such as Van Gogh, Dalí, da Vinci, Rembrandt orWarhol.

This is China’s most famous centre for oil painting and is located over four square kilometers in suburban Shenzhen. Dafen Village is now home to more than 100 oil painting companies, 700 art galleries and 8,000 skilled painters. It has gained its great reputation at home and abroad from its original and reproduction oil painting, many of which are sold throughout North America, Europe and Asia.

The replicas were sold in many countries with low prices.The work was successful and more and more artists took in with the demand increased.

Now, the village sells both originals and replicas.

Read a blog article about Da Fen Oil Painting Village.

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Dafen Village, Buji Street, Longgang District, Shenzhen, Guangdong Province

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Main Sights

Estimated 5,000 artists here painting cheap, superior  paintings, and about 800 oil painting shops here.

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Travel Information

Opening Hours: all day long

Admission Fee: Free

Visiting Time: 2~3 hours

Best Time to Visit: spring and winter

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1. Metro: Take Line 3 (Longgang Line) to Da Fen Station, get out from Exit A1 and then head for the direction of Walmart for about 500m.

2. Bus: Take bus 306, 306, 371, 376, 379, 383, 822, 836, b665, b74, e2 or m227 to Da Fen Oil Painting Village Station.

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Travel Tips 

The price of oil paintings here ranges from 10 yuan to 10,000+ yuan, so it is not bad to buy a cheap and affordable one which you prefer.

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