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Top Things to Do in Guangzhou

Guangzhou is the largest and most flourishing industrial and foreign trade center in south China. Many tourists travel to Guangzhou to do business or transit to other Chinese cities. However, you can find various options for things to do here. Although a modern metropolis, much of its history is well retained. You can also check out recommended top things to do, attractions and destinations to visit in China.

Yuexiu Park in GuangzhouIt is the biggest sightseeing park of Guangzhou City, containing the statue of the Five Goats, the city’s symbol. The verve of Yuexiu Park as one of the new Eight Attractions of Guangzhou is completely presented by verdant trees, thriving bamboos, and blooming flowers.

Chen Family Ancestral TempleIt was built as a collective effort by members from the Chen Family who lived in 72 different counties in Guangdong Province, to honor and worship their ancestors. Now it has been transformed into Guangdong Folk Craftwork Museum.

Temple of Six Banyan TreesIt is one of the four Buddhism temple complexes in Guangzhou. There are majestic towers, dense trees, plenty of antiques and valuable heritage from those famous people in the history.

Guangzhou Pearl River Cruise The cruise section from the White Goose Pool to Guangzhou Bridge is the highlight of the Pearl River cruise. Scenery along this part is so fascinating, with jade-colored water and colored lights on shore.

Guangzhou White Clouds Mountain The mountain range is full grandeur with majestic peaks and crisscrossed valleys. Travelers can appreciate the overall splendid landscape of Guangzhou and especially the beautiful jade-belt-liked Zhoujiang River at the top of the mountain.

6. Watch Cantonese Opera

Cantonese Opera

It is one of the major categories of Chinese opera. This traditional art form involves singing, acting, martial arts and acrobatics. Most of the plots are based on famous Chinese historical tales, classics and myths.

7. Relish Local Cuisine

Guangzhou Dim Sum

Guangzhou cuisine, also known as Cantonese cuisine, is one of the Eight Major Regional Cuisines in China, and it enjoys very high prestige. It is best served in no other places than its place of origin, Guangzhou. You would also love to have a dim sum breakfast at a local restaurant.

8. Independent Travel in Guangzhou

We have selected some tourist-class hotels in Guangzhou with low prices and accessible locations. Most of these category hotels accept payment at the hotel when you are checking in.

9. Onward Tours to Hong Kong and Macau

MacauGuangzhou's advantageous location makes Hong Kong and Macau conveniently accessible. It is a great idea to extend your trip to experience some cultures that are different from other cities in Mainland China.