Yuexiu District, Guangzhou
Yuexiu District Facts
Chinese Name: 越秀区 (yuè xiù qū)
Area: 33.8 square kilometers (13.1 square miles)
Location: on the east of Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province, southeast China
Area Code: 020
Zip Code: 510030
GDP (2018): CNY 328.2 billion (USD 49.6 billion)
Oldest Central Urban Area
Yuexiu District is the oldest central urban area in Guangzhou City, also the administrative, commercial, financial and cultural center of Guangzhou. Yuexiu District China borders Zengcheng District on the northeast, Panyu District on the south, Tianhe District and Baiyun District on the west and Conghua District on the north. At the same time, Zhongshan 5th Road is the most prosperous and ancient city cultural area in Guangzhou. There are many cultural relics of 8 dynasties which are more than 2,000 years, including Zhenhai Tower, Beijing Road, Temple of the Six Banyan Trees and so on.
Best Places to Visit & Top Things to Do in Yuexiu District
Travelers may need 2-3 days for Yuexiu District travelling.
It is a famous ancient temple in Guangzhou. It is 57 meters (187 feet) high and travelers can climb to the top of the tower along with the steps to overlook the whole city. The shape of the tower is gorgeous and spectacular, and the bells are hung from the corners. The whole tower is like a column decorated by flowers and the top of the tower looks like the heart of the flower.
It is a street integrating culture, entertainment and commerce in Yuexiu District Guangzhou. Located in the center of Guangzhou, it is the beginning of Guangzhou City construction and the most prosperous commercial distribution center in Guangzhou history. Travelers can go shopping, visit historical and cultural sites in the surrounding area and have a taste of the local food.
It is the largest cathedral in the Catholic Diocese in Guangzhou and one of the most magnificent double-tower Gothic buildings in China. The special gothic style and interior layout with religious decoration will leave you with a strong visual shock.
It is the largest comprehensive park in Guangzhou. With many tourism attractions including Five-Ram Sculpture, Zhenhai Tower and three artificial lakes-Dongxiu, Nanxiu, and Beixiu, it attracts countless travelers to visit.
Baima Garment Market near Guangzhou Railway Station is the largest Guangzhou wholesale market selling high and intermediate grade clothing. Guangzhou Charm Oriental Jeans Mall is also a good place to buy jeans.
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Best Yuexiu District Food to Try
It is a famous dish in Yuexiu District Guangzhou which is suitable for eating in the winter. The soup made of ginger, Chinese angelica, medlar, liquorice and other herbs has a unique flavor which will not let you down.
It is one of the famous snacks in Guangdong Province. It is rich in nutrients and tastes soft and smooth. It has the effect of eliminating edema, improving immunity and lowering blood pressure.
It is a traditional dish with a salty and savory taste. The beef flesh is fresh and smooth. It has the effect of benefiting qi and blood and strengthening the physique.