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Travel Guide of Guangzhou in China by Influencers and Travelers

Guangzhou, also known as Canton and formerly romanized as Kwangchow, is the capital and most populous city of the province of Guangdong in southern China.

The Best Things to Do and Visit in Guangzhou


1 - Liede Bridge

   7 km away

Liede Bridge is a bridge crossing over the Pearl River in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China. The 4.3 kilometres bridge connects Pazhou Island in Haizhu District with Tianhe District and opened in 2009.

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2 - Hua Nan Li Gong Da Xue

   9 km away

South China University of Technology is a major public research university in China. It is located in the Tianhe District and Panyu District of Guangzhou, capital of Guangdong Province, China.

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3 - Mountain Bike Tours in Guangzhou

Explore the beautiful city of Guangzhou by joining this award-winning 4-hour cycle tour! We take you off-the-beaten track and bring you on an authentic experience from Old to New Guangzhou: from the traditional and historic neighborhoods, to the shiny skyscrapers of modern China. Along the way we visit historic buildings, an ancestral halls, a Kungfu studio, a traditional market, People's Park, Beijing Road, the Pearl River, and the Canton Tower, Opera House and other modern skyscrapers of new town. Meet the friendly locals and experience the contrasts of contemporary urban China. Our professional and fun guides, small groups, a route almost entirely away from traffic and a slow pace of riding on flat terrain, will make this a highlight of your trip to China!

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4 - Haixinsha

   6 km away

Haixinsha Island is an island in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China. It is located to the south of Zhujiang New Town, newly developed CBD of the city, to the north of Canton Tower and to the east of Er Sha Island.

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5 - Canton Tower Wharf

   6 km away
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6 - Safaris in Guangzhou

As the No.1 popular tourist attraction in Guangzhou, Chimelong Safari Park is operated by a private enterprise who really care for animals by providing spacious living environment and professional health care to ensure every animal is living happily in this huge zoo home.^_^. With a knowledgable English speaking local guide and private car with driver, this private tour could make your visit easier: 1) Pick you up at hotel, transfer to the zoo and drop you back to hotel at the end of the day. 2) Customized design the best visiting route, precisely navigate your group among the complicated roads inside this big zoo to minimize your travelling and maximize your enjoyment. 3) Record and remind you of each animal show time schedule so you don't need to worry about getting lost or miss any fastastic show. 4) Drive among the animals in the safari area by private car instead of taking the tourist train, so that you have more time to stop and take photos with the animals at your own pace.

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7 - Sun Yat-Sen University

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8 - Foshan

   19 km away

Foshan, alternately romanized as Fatshan, is a prefecture-level city in central Guangdong Province, China. The entire prefecture covers 3,848 km² and has an urban population around 7.2 million in 2012.

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9 - Archaeology Tours in Foshan

   19 km away

Foshan is located in the northern part of the Pearl River, 20 km (12 miles) from Guangzhou. Foshan is divided into five areas: Chancheng, Shunde, San Shui, Nanhai and Gaoming districts. Foshan is a vital part of an active economic zone, consisting of Guangzhou to the east, and Hong Kong and Macao to the south. Guangzhou. Guangzhou Foshan Tour Highlights include Xiqiao Mountains, Liang Garden, Foshan Ancestral Temple (Zumiao Temple), Ancient Nanfeng Kiln and Chinese paper-cutting visit. Foshan is a famous cultural city with a long history, well known at home and abroad for its handicraft industry.

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Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong, a Chinese province in the south of the country, is first and foremost known as a gourmet's paradise. The best traditional and international restaurants have chosen their home in this city, more often called the Canton, which occupies the fourth place for its number of inhabitants. It is here that you will taste the best local specialties: dim sum and chang fens. Visit the picturesque markets which will give you pleasant surprises. Quinping is a must on this culinary discovery. The city center is composed of four urban districts. The soul of Guangzhou would be hidden in the west in Liwan, in the east lies the Haizhu, and still Yunexiu and Tianhe more to the north and northeast. The Pearl River creates here in its meander a beautiful island called Shamian. The green park of Yunexiu is suitable for meditation and long walks. Passing through this district, you can admire the beautiful traditional temples along the road. Tianhe and Haizhu are rather modern and trendy. A business center, bars, restaurants, hotels... and the famous Canton Tower, the highest television tower in the world. A breathtaking view on the city is offered to you from its point, transparent under your feet. Sportsmen will love the Guangdong Olympic Complex, a magnificent modern stadium, but keeping the spirit of Chinese traditions. The city is irrigated by the Pearl River which earned it the glorious title of China's first port. The area is world famous for its gigantic international fair. If you want to experience this colorful hubbub, go to Guangzhou in April or October. Otherwise, winters are mild, summers are hot, but autumn seems to be the best time for a trip to Guangzhou.

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