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Q: The best city to live in?

This has been asked before but I'm thinking its one of those things that will get different answers just about everytime. Especially if there's new blood coming in all the time. I've seen cities like Suzhou and Zhuhai mentioned, but I want to see if there's anything else that can be added to the list. Feel free to just put your favorite place in your answer too, I won't give a rip. So far Suzhou looks good but its always good to see if theres new discoveries that have been made. Cheers.

 

 

4 years 15 weeks ago in  Transport & Travel - China

 
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Foreign City, Anywhere. Reccommended by doctors, educators and Mainland Chinese.

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Dongguan.

Why does nobody want to go to Dongguan ?

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That's like asking how long is a piece of string!

 

It all depends on what you want. For cleaner air, transport links, some western stuff, clean city, then in my view look around Guangdong. Zhuhai is okay but a strange layout for me...long and narrow along the coast. For the big city life you've got Shenzhen & Guangzhou though I prefer the latter as it ha some history/culture compared to Shenzhen. The "hidden" jewel down here is Zhongshan. Small city compared to the others but developing nicely & apartments still affordable. Some others like Foshan but the road links into the city are a bloody mess!

 

I can't comment on places outside Guangdong. 

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Yeah, what are you looking for from the city you want to live in?

Great traveling options and well connectedness to high speed rails? Chengdu, Xi'An, Wuhan, Zhengzhou, Guangzhou or Shenzhen

Warm weather all year long? Kunming, Fujian, Guangxi and Guangdong province

Attention from Chinese girls? Shenzhen and other not so famous tier2 and tier3 cities

Cheap living costs? Tier2 and Tier 3 cities

Learning mandarin? Anywhere except for Guangdong

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 Best city to live in? Taipei.

 

 

 

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Foreign City, Anywhere. Reccommended by doctors, educators and Mainland Chinese.

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Harbin is nice.

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Suzhou

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Xiamen!  wink

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Nanjing isn't bad

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cities suck by and large..   but for chinerland,,, SZ & GZ

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Hangzhou

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Wuxi is cool.  Clean and modern and the girls wear the shortest skirts possible.

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I guess it's too mainstream to be cool on this forum, but I'll say it....

 

Shanghai!!!

 

If you're a single smoker (don't care about pollution) who wants job opportunities outside of education and plenty of western comforts, that's the spot.

 

but ya Taipei would be great too.

 

Not anywhere in Guangdong if you want to learn proper Mandarin, IMO.

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Hong Kong...no exceptions...unless you are stuck in Mainland China...then Shenzhen.

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Not Tianjin.

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I'd just like to point out that the OP doesn't, anywhere, mention "China".... Laughing out loud

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