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10 Best Things to Do in Guangzhou, China

Batul Nafisa Baxamusa Sep 3, 2019
Guangzhou is a popular city in China known for its wholesale markets and cuisine. It is equivalent to a trip to Bangkok and a wonderful electric city. Discover the best things to do in Guangzhou, China.

Shamian Island

An architectural wonder built in the late 19th and early 20th century.
It has over 150 European-styled buildings that include 42 distinctive buildings in pseudo-Gothic, neo-classical, and other styles. Enjoy the thriving nightlife and bars here.

Yuexiu Park

Stroll along the natural landscape, view beautiful sculptures, placid lakes, as well as enjoy the laid-back atmosphere in the background of green mountains.

Baiyun Mountain

The Baiyun Mountain or the White Cloud Mountain is just 20 minutes away from the city by car. You will find gorgeous scenery on your climb up the mountain and end up at a temple which will remind you of the Shaolin Temples in Chinese movies.

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South China Botanical Gardens

Once you enter this place you won’t feel like you are in China. The lush greenery, picturesque lake, etc., will transport you to another world. Try the paid visit to the conservatory and learn all about the mesmerizing plant world.

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Sacred Heart Cathedral

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This is a fully functional Roman Catholic cathedral and the seat of the Archbishop of Guangzhou. Built in Gothic style, it is the largest of its kind in China as well as Southeast Asia.

Ancestral Temple of the Chen Family

This is a must to visit this place when in Guangzhou.
It was built in 1888 to provide accommodations to students of the family who took part in the imperial examination. Colorful paintings, delicate sculptures, ancient architectures, etc., are worth the visit.

National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall

Another must-see at Guangzhou is the memorial hall of the great revolutionary leader, Sun Yat-sen. The main building is an octagonal palace which spans 71 m and has witnessed many important historical events.

Shop at the Wholesale Markets

The garment wholesale market is the top thing to do in Guangzhou. There are sellers from all over the country selling different types of clothes at a drop-dead price. Do visit the White Horse Clothing Market, Huimei Garment City, as well as the Zhanxi Market.

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Enjoy Cantonese Morning Tea & Dim Sum

It is a custom to enjoy morning tea and dim sums along with family and friends in Guangzhou.

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Chimelong Tourist Resort

Do visit Chimelong Tourist Resort and enjoy the Chimelong Paradise, Safari Park, Water Park, International Circus, etc. It is a fun place to be with your family and friends.
Traveling to Guangzhou, China will definitely be a worthwhile visit. So, pack your bags and head to find something entertaining every day in Guangzhou.