Nansha, Guangzhou China
Nansha District Facts
Chinese Name: 南沙区 (nán shā qū)
Area: 783.86 square kilometers (302.65 square miles)
Location: in the south of Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province, south China
Area Code: 020
Zip Code: 511458
GDP (2018): CNY145.84 billion (USD 22.04 billion)
Nansha is the sub-center of Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province. It is located at the southernmost end of Guangzhou, where the three rivers of West River, North River and East River converge. Nansha is the only access to the sea in Guangzhou, and it is also an important hub because of the Port of Nansha, connecting the cities on both sides of the Pearl River Estuary and Hong Kong and Macau. Nansha Guangzhou has a beautiful coast line and seascape. As for the Nansha traveling, the Nansha Wetland Park and Nansha Tin Hau Palace are two must-see scenic spots.
Best Places to Visit & Top Things to Do in Nansha District
There are more than 10 species of mangroves and reeds planted in the park, attracting all kinds of birds to breed and live. Nansha Wetland Park is also known as the paradise for migratory birds in the Pearl River Delta. From September to March, the spectacular scenery of migratory birds flying south can be seen. The best way to visit there is to take a tour boat to appreciate mangrove, reed marsh, lotus pond and bird's nest.
Nansha Tin Hau Palace
Nansha Tien Hou Temple also called Mazu Temple worships Mazu Linmo, a sea Goddess. As the largest Mazu Temple in Southeast Asia, it is mainly composed of Tien Hou square and the palace building complex, integrating the style of the Forbidden City in Beijing and the momentum of the Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum in Nanjing.
Sunflowers Garden is a flower and grass plantation in Nansha Guangzhou with sunflower base, rose garden, lavender base, joy area and squirrel Park. It has red azalea in spring, purple lavender flower sea in summer and golden sunflowers in the early autumn. In addition, a lot of cartoon figure sculptures in the park enable parents and their children to spend a good time.
Binhai Amusement Park
Located on the west bank of the Pearl River Estuary, the Binhai Amusement Park has the only silver beach which glows with a silver light in the sunshine. The W-shaped beach area is nearly 40,000 square meters (430,556 square feet) and about 600 meters (1,968 feet) long. In addition to swimming and playing in the swimming field, tourists can also play beach football, volleyball and water polo. In addition, the breathtaking sand sculptures are displayed on the beach.
Best Time to Visit Nansha District
Nansha District Weather Forecast
The main transportation method includes metro, buses and taxis. Guangzhou Metro Line 4 passes through Nansha China. It charges CNY12 for the first 3 km and CNY2.6/km for the following distance by taxis.
See more: Guangzhou Metro
Best Nansha District Food to Try
Sunflower chicken is the representative food of Nansha China which takes fresh sunflower as its food and the juice squeezed from sunflower stalk as its water. Sunflower Chicken is one of the best dishes in Guangzhou at present. It has the characteristics of yellow skin, crispy bone and sweet and tender meat.