Guangzhou Travel Tips

Canton Fair

Canton fair is held twice a year on spring and autumn. It is held in Pazhou Exhibition Hall in Haizhu District and Liuhua Road Exhibition Hall.

Places to Stay During the Canton Fair

During Canton Fair, the prices of Guangzhou hotels are growing up 1-2 times than ordinal. We suggested you to avoid the Canton Fair or book the hotels before 2 month to get good price.

Useful Tourist Information

Post Offices

Liuhua Post Office

  • Address: No.151, Huanshi Road (west)

East Tiyu Post Office

  • Address: No.7, Tiyu Road (east)

Shi Fu Road Post Office

  • Address: No.76, Shifu Road

Banks

Guangdong Branch of Bank of China

  • Address: Guangdong International Financial Building, No.197, Dongfeng Road (west), Guangzhou.

Yanjiang Sub-branch

  • Address: No.91, Changdi Road

Haizhu Sub-branch

  • Address: No.162, Xingang Road (west)

Book Stores

Xinhua Book Store

  • Address: No.12, Sima Road, Da Shatou
  • Tel: 020-83812468
  • Remin Road Branch: No.8-9, Renmin Road (south)
  • Tel:020-81887750

Tinahe Book Purchasing Centre

  • Address: No.123, Tianhe Road
  • Tel: 020-38864808

Gymnasiums

Guangzhou Tianhe Sports Center 广州天河体育中心

  • Address: Tianhe Road, Tianhe District, Guangzhou (广州天河区天河路)
  • Tel: 020-38796060

Guangzhou Gymnasium 广州体育馆

  • Address: No.783, Baiyun Avenue, Baiyun District (白云区白云大道783号)
  • Tel: 020-36639051

Liwan Gymnasium 荔湾体育馆

  • Address: No.54, Liwan Road, Liwan District (荔湾区荔湾路54路)
  • Tel: 020-81386708

Tennis Court

Shamian Tennis Court 沙面网球场

Shamian Tennis Court is located in Shamian, a small island with nice environment. The court is near the White Swan Hotel and foreign consulate area, having 6 open-air tennis courts, 2 indoor tennis courts, ping pong rooms and shower rooms. Professional tennis coaches there can provide guidance on improving skills of playing tennis. In addition, a Thai restaurant and a pub are also available in the court.

  • Address: South Shamian Street, Liwan District (荔湾区沙面南街5号)
  • Tel: 020-81889026

Swimming Pools

Natatorium in Guangzhou Gymnasium 广州体育馆游泳馆

Located in the second floor underground, the natatorium has very nice water quality. It is an indoor natatorium; customers never worry about getting sunburn. Comparing with other swimming pools, this one should never be crown.

  • Address: Guangzhou Gymnasium, No.783, Baiyun Avenue, Baiyun District (白云区白云大道南783号)
  • Tel: 020-36639051 (36639159)

Shamian Swimming Place 沙面游泳场

  • Address: No.57, North Shamian Street, Liwan District (荔湾区沙面北街57号)
  • Tel: 020-81882869

Jogging in Yuexiu Park (越秀公园)

Yuexiu Park is the largest park in Guangzhou, consisting of three artificial lakes, verdant trees, wide lawn, play fields and stadium. It is a nice place to jog, have a walk and take a rest.

  • Address: North Jiefang Road, Yuexiu District (越秀区解放北路)
  • Tel: 020-86661950

Questions and Answers About Guangzhou Travel Tips

Siew 2014-01-07
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Hello, My husband and i will arrived at guangzhau airport on the 30th march 1600hr. We are thinking of staying at the hotel near to coach station in order to made it convenience to take a bus in the morning to visit Yonding Tulou.and Meixian Hakka village. Estimate staying there for 2 nights [3 days]. Then back to Gangzhou for few more days to visit.Can you advice me how to take connecting bus or train from Airport to the appropriate bus station and recommend some hotels.
Hi Siew, you can take train from Guangzhou East Railway Station to Yongding. From airport to Guangzhou East Railway Station, there is direct metro line to get you there. There are lots hotels near the railway station, you can choose one after arrival. Whitney Liao replied on 2014-01-08
Lena Divani 2013-11-19
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can we somoke in the restaurants, bars etc?

Hi.

you can smoke in the restaurants and bars. But if there are women and children, please avoid them or go out to smoke.

Christy Luo replied on 2013-11-20
Nico Dlamini 2013-08-15
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My name is Nico I will be at Guangzhou airport on 20/08/13 and my flight arrives around 10.10pm, will I be able to get a bus into town or do I have to use a taxi. My hotel is Daysun Park what mode of transport do you recommend.

There is no direct bus from airport  to hotel,  I suggest that you take taxi , it is more convenient

Lily Guo replied on 2013-08-15
Adeel Younas 2013-05-24
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My name is adeel Younas and i have decided to go Guangzhou in june.Please tell me low price hotel and photographic wholesale market so that I can purchase inkjet paper ,lighting systems,digital cameras.Please send me market address,thanks

Hi Adeel, for hotels in Guangzhou, please check here: http://www.chinahighlights.com/hotel/guangzhou-hotels/

Sorry, we are a travel agency in China. We don't know the wholesale markets you mentioned above.

Whitney Liao replied on 2013-05-25
georges 2013-03-21
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hello I will be in Guangzhou for the interzum exhibition between the 27 and 31st March 2013I wonder if I can find a marine store where I can purchase yachting supplies especially for saiboats thanks

Hi Georges, sorry, we are a travel agency in China, we don't have the exact information on this.

Whitney Liao replied on 2013-03-21
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