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Guangzhou Travel Tips

Guangzhou Travel Tips

Written by Candice SongUpdated Sep. 4, 2023

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


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


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
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