Cantonese cuisine, one of the 'Eight Great Cuisines' in China, not only takes advantage of the local flavors, but also combines them with strong flavors from abroad. It is a blend of Chinese and Western foods. For centuries, Guangzhou has formed a unique food culture, and gained the reputation of "East and West, Cantonese food is the best".
Guangzhou International Food Festival was founded in 1987 and, since then, has gradually become a famous tourism festival centered with "food", mixed together with wonderful activities of entertainment, commerce and tourism. The festival, as an annual eating event, attracts a large number of tourists both at home and from abroad every year. Visitors join the amazing food party to taste delicious food and to experience the unique dietary culture of the Lingnan area.
Visitors can taste China′s 'Eight Great Cuisines', such as Sichuan cuisine and Hunan cuisine, both of which are famous for their spicy flavors, Shanghai cuisine for its sweet flavor, and varied local cuisines like the Temple Head pineapple chicken, Hengsha′s elegant young pigeon, and a Litchi fungus teal pen village, etc. More than 600 kinds of delicacies from Russia, Spain, Brazil, Japan and other countries are also displayed at the festival. Guangzhou International Food Festival is definitely a super feast of vision and taste that you cannot miss.
A trip to see the Guangzhou International Food Festival would be best as a customized part of one of our Guangzhou tours, or contact us to tailor-make a tour including the Guangzhou International Food Festival.
Address: Panyu Food Court, Panyu Avenue, Panyu District, Guangzhou.
How to get there: bus 210, 214, 506, 510, 516, 560, B29, B30 and B31.