Huangpu District, Guangzhou

Huangpu District Facts

Chinese Name: 黄埔区 (huáng pǔ qū)
Population: 209,297
Area: 484.17 square kilometers (186.9 square miles)
Location: on the east of Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province, southeast China
Area Code: 020
Zip Code: 510000
GDP (2018): CNY 346.5 billion (USD 52.4 billion)

Huangpu District Guangzhou is a region with a long history and developed business. It is located in the southeast of Guangzhou China. The south is adjacent to Panyu District, the west is connected to Tianhe District and Baiyun District, and the north is next to Conghua District. There is Whampoa Military Academy which is the cradle of modern Chinese officers. The transportation in Huangpu District China is convenient, and the land and sea transportation network are developed. The Pearl River passes through the southern part of Huangpu District, and the Huangpu Port is the largest port in South China.

Best Places to Visit & Top Things to Do in Huangpu District

You may need 3-4 days for Huangpu District travel.

Changzhou Island

Located on the eastern edge of Guangzhou, Changzhou Island has a rich heritage, cultural and tourism resources including Whampoa Military Academy, Ancestral Hall of Zong, Zhongshan Park and the Memorial Museum of 1911 Revolution.

​ Whampoa Military Academy: It had trained a large number of military talents and is of great significance in China's modern history and military history. The buildings have been restored and open to the public including the military school gate, the memorial of Prime Minister Sun and other places. You should pay attention to that it is closed on Monday.
 Zhongshan Park: It is located in the Xie Mountain, Guangzhou City. Lush green trees and blooming flowers attract many visitors here. The main attractions include Banshan Pavilion, South Gate Square and Dawang Temple Platform Scenic Area.

With a long history, it is the largest and most complete temple in the four sea god temples in China, also where the emperors offered sacrifices to the sea. Because of the numerous inscriptions, it is praised as “Southern Forest of Steles”. Travelers can visit the magnificent wooden structure hall and view the ancient trees and rare flowers.

Xiangxue Park

It is one of the eight scenic spots in Guangzhou. The plum blooms in December and January are worth seeing. The white petals will fall with the wind, like the snow flies. Travelers can not only enjoy the beautiful scenery here, but also visit the following places of historic interest: Luofeng Temple, Yuyan Academy and Wangmei Pavilion.

Best Time to Visit Huangpu District

The best time to visit Huangpu Guangdong is from October to December. The climate of Huangpu District Guangzhou belongs to the maritime subtropical monsoon climate. The annual average temperature is 20-22 ℃ (68-71.6℉). The hottest month of the year is July, with an average monthly temperature of 28.7 °C (83.66℉). The coldest month is January, and the monthly average temperature is 9-16 °C (48.2-60.8℉). During the year, the rainy season is from April to June, and the weather is hot from July to September. Typhoon is more frequent in July and August.

Huangpu District Weather Forecast



Travelers can take a flight to Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport then take the Airport Bus Line 4 to Huangpu, taking about 1.5 hours. It is also available to take trains to Guangzhou South Railway Station, and then take Metro line 7 to Higher Education Mega Center South Station, and then take line 4 to Chebeinan Station and take line 5 to Dashadong Station to Huangpu District Guangzhou.
Within the city area, Metro Line 5, 6, 7, 13, 14, 21 are in service now. At the same time, 5 tramcar lines are available. The taxi charges CNY 12 for the first 3 km and CNY 2.6/km for subsequent distance. The taxi charges about CNY100-110 from Guangzhou South Railway Station, and CNY140-150 from Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport to Huangpu District Guangzhou.

​ See more: Guangzhou Metro

Best Huangpu District Food to Try

There are many delicious and famous local food including Huangpu Egg, Xiasha Crispy Fried Brassica, Sham Tseng Goose, Hengsha Roasted Pigeon, Pineapple Chicken, Yuzhu Tianwen Fish and Steamed Zongzi.

​ Sham Tseng goose
Black-brown goose is used as raw material. This kind of goose meat is delicious and moderate in shape. The goose is roasted when hung over the dry well which is dug out on the muddy ground and full of litchi charcoal.
​ Huangpu Egg
Although the material is simple, it looks like a layer cake which is particularly processed with precise heat. And this dish is famous for its tender, smooth, sweet and delicious taste.
​ Xiasha Crispy Fried Brassica
Mix minced pork and brassica, flour together. Then make them into small doughs, fry them until turn to golden yellow.
 Yuzhu Tianwen Fish
It is a famous dish in Huangpu District. Many travelers are addicted to its delicious fish meat.
- Last updated on Nov. 13, 2019 -
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