Guangzhou’s attractions are not well-known, but still we have 17 interesting places to visit introduced below. For modern city structures Canton Tower should be seen and ascended for the view. There are a variety of temples, museums and parks, including Nanling National Forest Park where you can hike in the hills.
There is also a zoo, an opera house and the Pearl River, which is popularly cruised at night. See our Guangzhou tours for some polished programs to take in Guangzhou’s tourist spots, or tailor-make your own Guangzhou tour.
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