Guangzhou is a modern sprawling port city situated on the Pearl River about 120 kilometres north-west of Hong Kong. An important port and transportation hub, it can look back over 2200 years of fascinating history. Fly easily with comfortable services and travel to Guangzhou with Hainan Airlines.
Things to Do in Guangzhou
There is a wonderful variety of attractions in Guangzhou, including:
- The Canton Tower, Ghangzhou’s tallest structure and the second-tallest building in China. Its almost 610 metres light up the Pearl River and Zhujiang New Town Area in a glory of colourful illumination at night. Take a ride to the top and see the view from the glass floor observatory.
- The Chen Clan Academy is home to the Chen Ancestral Shrine, established in the late 1800s by many of its worldwide members. It also houses the Guangdong Folk Art Museum.
- Yuexiu Park has an array of bamboo groves, flower gardens and lush trees. The children will love the statue of the Five Rams, the city’s symbol.
Guangzhou Travel Tips
Guangzhou is humming with markets; Baima Clothing Market is the most popular for its range of colourful goods. Zhanxi is a shopping area full of wholesale markets and Xindadi offers high-quality jumpers and cardigans. Finally, there is Hongmian Bubugao, famous for women's clothing.