Guangzhou one day sightseeing tour
Jul 2, 2015 02:53
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1.Nanyue king tomb musuem

The second Nanyue King Zhao Mo’s tomb,discovered in 1983,is the earliest stone tomb with painting in the area of south China and also it is the oldest and largest king's tomb with the most funerary objects in South unearthed more than ten thousand rarity cultural relics,which have significance on the study of Guangzhou's history and the development of economy, politics and culture of 2000 years was designated an important heritages site under the state’s protection in 1996.

2.Chen Clan Academy

Chen Clan Academy was built in 1888-1984 by people, whose family name is chen from canton as a linage. Chen Clan Academy was designated as the Guangdong Museum of Folk Art in 1959. With its typical magnificent architecture features, the academy is honored as the representative of Cantonese architectures and folk arts.

3.Leechy bay

Dating back to 206 BC,the worrior from han dynasty settled down here and started to plant leechy alone the small stream.a poem make us think how it looks like in acient times,”jadeite green color stream along with red color leechy on both shore”.there you can enjoy a short cruise on the stream and lake or walk into xiguan acient house museum to recall the history or sit down in restaurant to enjoy delicious Cantonese cusine and chinese tea.if you are lucky enough,you will also enjoy Cantonese opera in a costume dressing.

4.Canton Tower

the Canton Tower, also known as the Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower and nicknamed “Supermodel”, offers an awe-inspiring experience for it visitors with its unique design and a variety of excellent facilities. Topping 600m height, the Canton Tower attracts visitors first by its enchanting exterior. It is also one of the most energy-saving and environmentally-friendly green buildings in the world.

5.Pearl River Cruise

Along the Pearl River, the views are magnificent. You can appreciate numerous historical sites and unique architectures, which are well reflecting of the history and culture of Guangzhou city. With sparkling lights on both banks of the river, modern buildings and several old bridges reflect themselves on the water surface, Pearl River Cruise creates a romantic atmosphere and leaves unforgetable impression to everyone.
Jul 23, 2015 12:49
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Any bookshops for foreigners? The new public library is beautiful and magnificent but most collections are in Chinese.
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