Guangzhou, known in the West as Canton,
is the capital city of the huge province of Guangdong
China.There is a colonial side to Guangzhou that has
a relaxed and laid back feeling to it. Many of the buildings
and churches on Shamian Island are well maintained and
rather pretty, especially compared to the high rises
and granite buildings on the other side of the river.Eating
is certainly the main pleasure for the local residents
of Guangzhou and there are literally hundreds of good
restaurants serving up authentic Cantonese cuisine.
The atmosphere in many of places of Guangzhou is great
and not unlike the city itself- lively, friendly and
very very noise
Park is the largest park in downtown Guangzhou.
Covering an area of 860,000 square meters (212.5
acres), the park is made up of three artificial
lakes and seven hills of Yuexiu Mountain; hence
the name Yuexiu Park.As a large comprehensive
park, Yuexiu Park provides an amusement park,
swimming pool, gymnasium, restaurants, stalls,
museum and art museum besides plant and flower
viewing area. All visitors find pleasure in Yuexiu
|TEMPLE OF THE SIX BANYAN TREES
of the Six Banyan Trees, situated on Liurong Road,
is a world famous ancient Buddhist temple. It
was built in 537 in the Liang dynasty during the
Southern dynasties (386-581).Elaborately made
of brass in 1633 during the reign of Emperor Kangxi
of the Qing dynasty, each is 6m high and weighing
10 tons, being the largest existing ancient brass
images in Guangdong province.In the Banyan Garden,
there is the Hall of Liuzu in which a copper image
of Liuzu - the sixth generation of China's Buddhist
master is enshrined.
|SUN YAT-SEN MEMORIAL HALL
Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, situated in the original
site of Sun Yat-sen's Presidential Office on the
southern slope of Yuexiu Hill, is a memorial building
built in 1931 with the funds raised by the Guangzhou
people and overseas Chinese in memory of Sun Yat-sen,
the pioneer of China's bourgeois democratic revolution.
Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall is the most symbolic
building of Guangzhou, and a key venue for the
city's large-scale meetings and performances.
|ANCESTRAL TEMPLE OF THE CHEN FAMILY
Ancestral Temple of the Chen Family, built between
1890 and 1894 during the reign of Emperor Guangxu
of the Qing Dynasty, is the largest, best preserved,
and best decorated ancient architecture existing
in Guangdong province.It was built with donations
of members of the Chen family who lived in the
72 counties of the Guangdong province. After its
completion, the temple was used to provide lodgings
for Chen family candidates who came from all over
Guangdong to in order to prepare for the imperial
examinations to be held in Guangzhou.In 1986,
it was designated as an important cultural relic
by the State Council. The temple now is the site
of the Museum of Guangdong Folk Arts and Crafts.
|BRIGHT FILIAL PIETY TEMPLE
at the north end of Guangxiao Road, Bright Filial
Piety Temple (Guangxiaosi) is among the grandest
and most influential temples in China with a history
dating back more than 1,700 years. In fact, it
is said that 'The Bright Filial Piety Temple existed
before the birth of Guangzhou City'. In 1961,
the Temple was designated by the State Council
as a Key National Cultural Preservation Site.
|WHITE CLOUD MOUNTAIN
Cloud Mountain has been one of the most famous
spots of natural beauty in Guangzhou, and it's
still known as the First Spectacular Scene of
Guangzhou. Every time the sun shines after the
rain, and through late spring, a wreath of airy
clouds circles the mountains. This is how White
Cloud Mountain has won its name, and its reputation
as a marvelous spectacle of nature. A major beauty
spot in a modern city with a population of 8,000,000
is really a most unusual occurrence. White Cloud
Mountain is fairly known as a return to nature
from the big city.
HERE:- Hotels in GUANGZHOU
||2 Nights / 3 Days
1. 02 night's accommodation on twin share basis.
2. Sightseeing as per Options or Own your Own.
3. 2 buffet breakfasts.
4. Roundtrip transfer airport/ hotel