Guangzhou is an ancient city with a history of 2,800 years. It is named the 'Flower City' because of its long summer. This city is green with plants and blooming with fresh flowers all year round.
Yuexiu Park is a comprehensive cultural and recreational park. With an area of 868,000 square meters, it consists of three artificial lakes, seven hills, a stadium and a swimming pool.
Located in Zhenhai Tower on Yuexiu Mountain, Guangzhou Museum is a local museum reflecting the history of the city. The main building, the Zhenhai Tower was originally built in 1380 during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644).
The Ancestral Temple of the Chen Family was originally built during the reign of the Emperor Guangxu of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). It is also called Chen Clan Academy since it is not only a place for worshiping ancestors but also a place for study.
Before the foundation of People's Republic of China, the island was held on lease by U.K. and France. More than 150 western-style buildings were built in that period to function as consulate, church, bank, post office, telegraph office, hospital, hotel and residence.
Pearl River is the third longest river in China with a length of about 2,300 kilometers (1,429 miles). Pearl River Night Cruise is a popular tour in Guangzhou.
Window of the World is located in Overseas Chinese Town, Nanshan District of Shenzhen. It is a famous theme park assembling about 130 miniature reproductions of world's wonders, popular scenic spots and historic sites.
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Questions & Answers on Guangdong Pictures
Asked by nicholas
from UNITED KINGDOM | Mar. 14, 2014 14:57Reply
could you tell me the best way to travel from London Heathrow to Guangdong
Answered by Teddy
from CANADA | Mar. 17, 2014 19:35
If there are direct flights from London to Guangzhou or Shenzhen, you can take it to reach Guangzhou or Shenzhen. These are probably the largest cities in Guangdong Province.
Asked by Susan GW
from CANADA | Nov. 19, 2012 13:41Reply
What is the name of the museum with the stones located in Guangzhou?
Answered by Paul
| Nov. 20, 2012 03:14
You must refer to Mineral Stones Garden or Museum (Shitouji Mineral Garden), where you can find all kinds of items in various shapes and sizes, made of stone or mineral.
By the way, it is at Huadu District.
Asked by Ms.Jo
from SINGAPORE | Apr. 06, 2011 07:09Reply
Is there a place call Butterfly valley in foshan. How to get there from guangzhou?
What do I do at this place....and what about foshan, what do they have.
Answered by Mr.Jamie
| Apr. 06, 2011 20:58
Butterfly Valley Resort in Nanhai District of Foshan? It is a resort hotel's name.
Asked by Mrs.Carroll
from CANADA | Feb. 02, 2011 23:16Reply
Is there a village/toen called Ho Chun in Guangdong?
Answered by Mr.Jack
| Feb. 04, 2011 20:28
I don't think there is a place called Ho Chun in this province. Please check and confirm the spelling again.