Guangzhou never falls short of scenic spots as the core city of Lingnan culture. The city’s temples, streets, parks, mountains, mansions and museums often collect sparks of history. Apart from the classic city emblems printed on countless tourism brochures like Five-Ram Stone Sculpture and Zhenhai Tower, the exquisite Cantonese-toned architecture, whose representatives are definitely Chen Clan Academy, Xiguan Mansions and Qilou, has been on the list of must-visit Guangzhou attractions. For insightful probe into the generous open-minded character of the city, the existence of exotic building compound on Shamian Island can’t be skipped. As regards simple leisure needs, the dazzling skylines along the new city axle like Canton Tower, Pearl River Night Cruise and Chimelong Paradise offer perfect experience.
Pearl River Night Cruise
How to capture the brilliant Guangzhouat most at one time? Take a cruise tour along the city’s mother river – Pearl River!
Opening Hours: 18:40 ~ 22:00 every day
Mausoleum of Nanyue King, Western Han Dynasty
Mausoleum of the Nanyue King is the oldest and largest tomb with the richest funerary objects in South China. Zhao Mei, the owner of the tomb, is the second king of Nanyue State of the Western Han Dynasty (206 B.C.-24 A.D.).
Opening Hours: 9:00 ~ 17:30 every day
Canton Tower (Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower)
The “Supermodel” Canton Tower is a new landmark of Guangzhou City, topping 600m in height. Unique architectural ideas and design, various of shopping arcades, entertainment facilities and dining option will surely win your “wow”.
Opening Hours: 9:00 ~ 22:00 every day
Chen Clan Academy
Chen Clan Academy (Guangdong Folk Arts Museum) is honored as the representation of Cantonese architectures and folk arts.
Opening Hours: 8:30 ~ 17:30 every day
Baiyun Mountain, the top of the New Eight Sceneries in Guangzhou, Lung of Guangzhou. She was given the priority when the locals plan to do daily exercise, have an ascent to celebrate important festivals or just briefly get away from the downtown.
Opening Hours: 6:00 ~ 21:00 every day