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Guangzhou, the south gate of China, has a satisfying transport system radiating to the whole country and even the world. It has direct flights with Los Angeles of US, Vancouver of Canada, London of UK, Paris of France, Amsterdam of the Netherlands, Sydney and Melbourne in Australia, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur of Malaysia, Bangkok of Thailand, and many other Asian destinations. If you are already within China, a wide range of vehicles can facilitate your trip to and from the city, including the planes, trains, long-distance buses and ships. The urban transportation is generally good due to the orderly planning roads and the developed city-buses, taxis and subways.
Guangzhou is considered as the paradise for gourmands in south China. Its dish represents well the Cantonese Cuisine, which is one among the most famous eight Chinese cuisines. A large amount of time-honored restaurants and quality new restaurants serve various authentic local dishes, snacks and drinks. The most popular restaurants gather around the old city area, including the Dongshan District, Yuexiu District and Liwan District. Panfu Road, West Jiangnan Road and East Huifu Road are recommended food streets for tourists to feel the local eating customs such as Yam Cha (Drinking Tea), having various kinds of soup or delicious Sampan Porridge.
With the fame of the shoppers' heaven with ton of quality goods at affordable prices, the city is prosperous with various kinds of commercial streets. Shangxiajiu Road, Beijing Road and Shifu Road commercial area, full of time-honored brands and modern shopping malls, is the most traditional and popular among the locals. Yide Road is the best choice for seafood and dried food. Wende Road is the right place for curios and tourist souvenirs. For those seeking for clothes and current fashions, Baima Clothes Market, World Trade Mall and Teemall should not be missed.
To make your visit to this city easy and pleasant, we offer practical travel tips for your reference. You may be interested in the following topics:
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Questions & Answers on Guangzhou Travel
Asked by Sasa from THAILAND | Nov. 13, 2018 04:08Reply
How to get from Baiyun Airport to Yicheng Apartment PaZhou Poly World Center by shuttle bus?
Answered by Samantha from SPAIN | Nov. 13, 2018 19:41
You can first take the airport shuttle bus line 1 at the Gate of A4 of arrivals lounge. Then get off at Airport Road Flyover. Then take the bus No,801 to Guangzhou East Railway Station. Then walk forwards northwest about 170 meters. The you will see your hotel.
Asked by Aaron Zimba Tamang from UNITED STATES | Nov. 08, 2018 12:20Reply
24 transit free visa in Guangzhou, China
I hold Nepalese Passport travelling with my wife n daughter who are Russian PP holders.... flying from USA thru Guangzhou, china ... onward to kathmandu,Nepal.. layover in china Guangzhou for 15 hours... would we be able to go out of the airport with 24 transit free visa????
Answered by Sadie from USA | Nov. 08, 2018 22:03
Yes, you can use the 24 hours free visa.
Asked by Rita Sacco from USA | Nov. 08, 2018 04:55Reply
Can you please tell me what the postage cost will be?
I have a 2lb package to send to Guangdong, China.
Answered by Gail from CANADA | Nov. 08, 2018 22:07
The Air package would charge within CNY160. The SAL parcel would charge about CNY100. The surface parcel would charge about CNY80. These are just basic fees and you need to consult your local Post to make the final fee.
Answered by Rita sacco from USA | Nov. 09, 2018 03:00
How much is What is CNY160 and CNY80!
Answered by Gail | Nov. 11, 2018 17:27
CNY 160 is about 23 dollars; CNY80 is about 11.5 dollars.
Asked by KY from MALAYSIA | Nov. 07, 2018 00:24Reply
Cash or cashless
Hi, we will be going to Guang Zhou on Dec 1st and was informed that most shops in China are going cashless. Is this true? Can we still hail cabs or taxis and pay by cash?
Answered by Dennis from FRANCE | Nov. 07, 2018 21:58
Yes, Ali Pay and Wechat Pay is very popular but you can still pay by cash.