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Foshan is located in the northern part of the Pearl River, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Guangzhou, Guangdong Province. The city is made up of five districts: Chancheng, Shunde, San-shui, Nanhai and Gaoming Districts. The government seat is located in Chancheng District. It is a vital part of an active economic zone comprising of Guangzhou in the east, and Hong Kong and Macau in the south.

With a long history dating back to approximately 5,000 years, the city gained its name from the three Buddha statues unearthed in this area in the Tang Dynasty (618-907). Having a temperate climate with abundant rainfall, it has been a land of fish and rice. Besides fishing and farming, the local craftsmen were also known for their skills in making ceramics. Thriving handicraft industries, commerce, and the arts made Foshan one of the four most famous towns in Tang and Song (960-1279) dynasties. It has a reputation as the home of Chinese ceramic arts, Cantonese operas and martial arts.

Foshan is a modern city. It was one of the earliest ports to engage in foreign trade since China's open door policy. It also has become the third largest city in Guangdong Province, combining its manufacturing industries with tourism. In recent years, Foshan has committed its resources to further expand its vibrant tourism industry.

Recommended Guided Tour

 1 Day Guangzhou to Foshan Tour from $69
 

The transportation system of the city is well designed to facilitate traveling into or out of the city.

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Shopping       Dining

The Zumiao Commercial Street in Foshan is a must-go place for shopping. There are big shopping malls and plazas where all kinds of local handicrafts can be found. In addition, there are many famous restaurants that serve fresh, tasty local delicacies. Cafes, pubs and teahouses add varieties for visitors to enjoy.

- Last modified on Dec. 10, 2018 -
Questions & Answers on Foshan Travel
Asked by Tee from THAILAND | Dec. 07, 2018 11:42Reply
How can I come back to Guangzhou from Xiqiao Mount
1.From Kuiqi Lu Subway Station (Exit C) ,walk about 100 m. I will see bus station no.227 ,Take me to Xiqiao mount ? and How much ticket ฺBus No.227 ?

2.ฺFrom Biejing Lu to Kuiqi Lu Metro Line and bus no.227 , Can I pay money by Yang Cheng Tong Card ?

3.If I will come back to Kuiqi Subway Station from Xiqiao Mount. ? Where is bus stop at Xiqiao Mount. (for return to Kuiqi Subway Station ?)
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Answered by Fisia from USA | Dec. 10, 2018 00:25
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1.Yes, after you get out from Kuiqi Road metro station, you can take the bus No.227a and get off at Xiqiaoshan North hun Station. Then walk about 300 meters to the mountain. The ticket fare is CNY4.
2.Yes, you can pay by Yang Cheng Tong in Foshan.
3.You just need to return the bus stop as you came.
Answered by Tee from THAILAND | Dec. 10, 2018 09:06
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Thank you very much for answer ..very quick :)
Asked by Bella from SWEDEN | Dec. 05, 2018 19:06Reply
Foshan Xiqiaoshan National Arts Studio admission fee
Does anyone know how much the admission fee to Xiqiaoshan National Arts Studio is? And how long does one spend there?
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Answered by Nana from AUSTRALIA | Dec. 07, 2018 00:58
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The admission fee is CNY 90; you can spend half a day there.
Asked by Adeline from MALAYSIA | Nov. 23, 2018 00:08Reply
How to go Xiqiaoshan National Arts Studios from Zumiao Foshan?
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Answered by Elinor from USA | Nov. 25, 2018 18:35
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You can take the bus K2 at Zumiao bus stop and get off Xiqiao Bus Station. Then transfer to take the bus Qiao 16 and get off at South Xiqiaoshan bus stop. Then walk about 300 meters to the Xiqiaoshan National Arts Studios. The whole ride needs about 2 hours and CNY5 per person.
Asked by Leonard from BELGIUM | Nov. 05, 2018 00:04Reply
How can I get this place metro/bus
How can I get this place: Building 1 Yongrun Plaza, No. 50 Liguang Road, Foshan, 523800 Foshan, Yongrun Fengchao Hotel, China from the metro station Xiao Bei
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Answered by Justin from USA | Nov. 06, 2018 21:53
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First, take the metro line 5 at Xiaobei metro line and get off at Xicun. Then take the bus No.42 at Fulihuanshi Xiyuan and get off at Jinshazhou Road. Then take the bus No.974 and get off at Zhoucun Market. Then walk about 3 minutes to the hotel.
Asked by Tanishka Callicharan from MAURITIUS | Oct. 28, 2018 04:36Reply
I wanted to know if there are markets in Foshan for furniture like Guangzhou?
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Answered by Shay from USA | Oct. 30, 2018 01:15
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Yes, such as Lecong Furniture Town, located at northwest of Shunde District.
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