Guangzhou

Things to Do & Attractions in Guangzhou

Temple of the Six Banyan Trees (Liurong Temple)

4.5 star rating: Recommended 316 Reviews

One of the oldest and most famous historic sites in Guangzhou, the Temple of the Six Banyan Trees (Liurong Temple) was originally built in 537 AD to serve as a ...  Read more

Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall

4 star rating: Recommended 299 Reviews

Perched on the southern slope of Guangzhou’s Yuexiu Hill sits the Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall, a monument built in 1931 in honor of the Chinese revolutionary. A ...  Read more

Temple of the Five Immortals (Wuxian Guan)

4 star rating: Recommended 3 Reviews

According to legend, Guangzhou was founded when five immortal beings, three men and two women, descended upon the city during the reign of King Yi in the Zhou ...  Read more

Chen Clan Academy

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 22 Reviews

The Chen Clan Academy, also called the Ancestral Temple of the Chen Family, is to Guangzhou what the Forbidden City is to Beijing. The complex consists of 19 ...  Read more

Museum of the Mausoleum of the Nanyue King

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 22 Reviews

Considered one of the best museums anywhere in China, the Museum of the Mausoleum of the Nanyue King (sometimes called the Museum of the Southern Yue Royal ...  Read more

Shamian Island

4.5 star rating: Recommended 26 Reviews

Shamian Island (literally translated as “Sandbar” Island), a 44-acre sandbank separated from Guangzhou by a canal, was given as a concession to the French and ...  Read more

Yuexiu Park

4 star rating: Recommended 8 Reviews

Yuexiu Park, covering 247 acres in the heart of Guangzhou, is laced with walking paths winding past lakes, playgrounds, landscaped gardens and recreational ...  Read more

Pearl River

3 star rating: Worth doing 2 Reviews

The Pearl River stretches for 1,376 miles (2,214 kilometers) from Xi Jiang to the Pearl River Delta where it pours into the South China Sea. It’s the third ...  Read more

Bright Filial Piety Temple (Guangxiao Si)

Located near Yuexiu Park, the Bright Filial Piety Temple (Guangxiao Si) is the city’s oldest Buddhist temple. Originally constructed in the fourth century, the ...  Read more

Canton Tower

As the tallest structure in China and the fourth tallest freestanding structure in the world, the Canton Tower dominates Guangzhou’s modern skyline. The ...  Read more

Chimelong Safari Park

China's Chimelong Safari Park is the largest wild animal theme park in the world. Located in the biggest city in south China, Guangzhou, the park is home to ...  Read more

Guangdong Museum of Art

The Guangdong Museum of Art is a huge art museum located in Yuexiu District in Guangzhou. It features no less than twelve indoor exhibition halls that cover ...  Read more

Guangzhou Museum

Travelers to Guangzhou looking to gain a deeper understanding of the culture, traditions and people of this southern China city will find what they are ...  Read more

Huaisheng Mosque

Originally built during the Tang Dynasty over a thousand years ago, the Huaisheng Mosque is thought to be the oldest surviving mosque in China and home of the ...  Read more

White Cloud Mountain (Baiyun Shan)

White Cloud Mountain (Baiyun Shan), located just north of Guangzhou City, gets its name from the wreath of wispy clouds that circle the mountaintop after a ...  Read more

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