What to see in Guangzhou

Guangzhou Attractions

There are many wonderful things for visitors to see and do in Guangzhou, with some of its most appealing attractions being its historic religious structures, an array of interesting museums, and some beautiful parks and gardens. The ChimeLong Group offers an exciting family entertainment set up for visitors to enjoy with circuses and waterparks, while the Guangdong Provincial Museum provides a good overview of the region and its history. The Guangzhou City Art Museum is one of the best in China, with impressive exhibits of traditional Chinese calligraphy and paintings. Other favourites include the Guangdong Folk Arts Museum, situated in the Chen Clan Ancestral Hall, and the Museum of the Western Han Dynasty, which includes the Mausoleum of the Nanyue King.

Guangzhou has a unique tourist attraction in Shamian Island, a former colonial outpost: the European architecture and manicured lawns are dotted with shops and cafes and many tourists feel that the area is a relaxing refuge from the bustle of the city. The Temple of the Six Banyan Trees is another popular Guangzhou attraction and also feels like an oasis of peace in the city.

For those who like outdoor activities there is the South China Botanical Garden and the beautiful Baiyun Mountain. Another exciting attraction, especially for those travelling with children in Guangzhou, or who just particularly like animals, is the Chimelong Safari Park, where China's beloved Giant Pandas can be observed.

Baiyun Mountain

Baiyun Shan (White Cloud) Mountain is a popular tourist attraction just outside of Guangzhou, with the lofty heights…

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The Chimelong Group offers a variety of attractions for visitors including a circus, a waterpark and a theme park. Chimelong…

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South China Botanical Garden

The South China Botanical Garden, formerly known as the Institute of Agriculture and Forestry, was founded in 1929. Apart…

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Temple of the Six Banyan Trees

A must-see attraction in Guangzhou is the impressive Temple of the Six Banyan Trees. This ancient Buddhist temple was…

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