Guangzhou Facts

Guangzhou Facts

By Candice SongUpdated May. 17, 2021
Yuexiu ParkYuexiu Park

Name: Guangzhou (广州 Guǎng zhōu /gwung-joh/)
Meaning: 'broad prefecture'
Previous names: Panyu, Canton
Most popular food: dim sum


Main Attractions


Sun Yat Sen Memorial HallSun Yat Sen Memorial Hall

The city has been a provincial capital city since the Han Empire era 2,200 years ago and a major trading port since about the year 226.


Location Information


Shimen National Forest ParkShimen National Forest Park



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