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Top 10 Attractions in Guangzhou

Discover the breathtaking city of Guangzhou and be a part of the Chinese culture, history and lifestyle, in a region where the contemporary architecture meets antique structures that seriously contributed for the country’s past.

Canton Tower - The World Federation of Great Towers

Canton Tower promises an awe-inspiring adventure at every level, offering tourism facilities, entertainment and radio and television signal transmission. The Tower is a new landmark in the center of Guangzhou city, located in the new CBD, on the Pearl River. The Tower covers a total net area of 114,054 square meters.

Xiangjiang Safari Park: Holiday for some, ordeal for others

About two hours by road northwest of Hong Kong, Chimelong Travel Resort in Guangzhou is one of the most popular weekend getaways for Hong Kongers seeking an affordable trip that will keep the whole family entertained. It's also a place that invokes a less positive reaction from animal-welfare organizations such as Animals Asia, as well as other out-of-towners.

Shangxiajiu Pedestrian Street in Guangzhou | Welcome To China

Stretching for over 1 kilometer along Shangjiu Rd, Xia Jui Rd and Dishifu Rd in Liwan District Guangzhou, the Shangxiajiu Pedestrian Mall is home to hundreds of shops including several malls and many great restaurants. This is one of Guangzhou's older streets and features an interesting mix of old European and Chinese architecture.

Pearl River night cruise and pleasant walk

The Pearl River separates the city of Guangzhou in two parts, but mostly offers a pleasant walk along the banks at night. Whether as you cruise on the Pearl River or stroll on the north shore, the travelers can admire the lighting show on the Canton tower and other modern buildings of the city.

Sacred Heart Cathedral

Guangzhou is considered as a very busy place. This has absorbed many modernizations and influences from other cultures. However, there is one iconic structure which still stands among the more urbane structures in this place. That is, the Sacred Heart Cathedral. This is also referred to as the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

Western Han Nanyue Royal Tomb Museum

Nanyue Royal Tomb Museum Located on Jiefang Bei Road, Guangzhou, the Western Han Dynasty Nanyue King Mausoleum Museum is the oldest and largest Han tomb with the most funerary objects in Lingnan (South of the Nanling Mountain) Area. As one of the 80 famous museums in the world, the museum covers 14,000 square meters (150, 699.6 square feet) with 10 exhibition halls.

Yuexiu Park

Yuexiu Park is the largest comprehensive park in Guangzhou. covering an area of 860,000 square meters. Dating back to Qin Dynasty, it was a main attraction for the local people. The building of Yuexiu Park was originally proposed by Sun Yat-sen in modern times.

Ancestral Temple of the Chen Family - Travel China with Me

Chen's Ancestral Temple is specially recommended to readers, which has long been looked upon as the ultimate in Cantonese construction of the past glory. The temple is located on Zhongshan Qilu (7th) with a history of over one hundred years and still in its original shape.

Shamian Island

Shamian Island was an important port for Guangzhou 's foreign trade from the Song to the Qing Dynasty. From the 18th to the mid 19th century, the foreigners lived and did business in a row of houses known as the Thirteen Factories, near the present Shamian, which was then an anchorage for thousands of boat people.

Trip Report: Chimelong Paradise

Edited: July 30, 2015, 9:37 PM · Recently, I had the opportunity to visit world-famous Chimelong Paradise theme park, in beautiful Guangzhou, China. I kid. I'd never heard of it either. In fact, this theme park is only ten minutes from where I live, and it's right across the street from a subway stop, so it's very convenient.