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Guangzhou

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Landmarks · Specialty Museums · Islands
A massive metropolis and critical international trading hub, Guangzhou sprawls along the Pearl River, distinctly vibrant and cosmopolitan. Guangzhou's economic importance dates back to its role as a trading outlet along the Silk Road, and has led to a steady influx of foreign and colonial influence and an accompanying diversity of population, architecture, culture, and cuisines. The city fills up twice a year, in the spring and autumn, for the semiannual, government-sponsored international trade fair. Any Guangzhou itinerary should have space for plenty of shopping and eating: stock up on Chinese exports like tea and herbs, and dine on the delicious Cantonese food that originates in the region. Plan your holiday in Guangzhou and other destinations, from the rural, to the urban, and everything in between, using our China vacation planning site.
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Popular things to do in Guangzhou

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Landmark
Canton Tower
4.2
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Island
Shamian Island
4.1
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Zoo
Chimelong Safari Park
4.4
Duration: 4 hours
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Specialty Museum
Chen Clan Ancestral Hall-Folk Craft Museum
4.4
Duration: 4 hours

Side trips from Guangzhou

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Ruin
Ruins of St. Paul's Macau
4.0
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Food Tour
Food Tours Hong Kong
4.9
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Marina
Victoria Harbour Hong Kong
4.5
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Landmark
Largo do Senado (Senado Square) Macau
3.9
Duration: 2h 30 min

Hidden gems in Guangzhou

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Mountain
Baiyun Mountain
4.4
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Theme Park
Chimelong Paradise
4.4
Duration: 8 hours
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Food Tour
Food Tours
4.9
Duration: 8 hours
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Spa
Spas
4.9
Duration: 2h 30 min

Shopping in Guangzhou

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Gift & Specialty Shop
Beijing Road Raw Material For Medicine Shopping Mall
4.1
Duration: 2h 30 min
Shopping Mall
Parc Central
4.9
Duration: 2h 30 min
Shopping Mall
Happy Valley
4.8
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Canton Fair Complex
4.4
Duration: 2h 30 min

Historic Sites in Guangzhou

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Historic Site
Former Residence of Chen Fang
5.0
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Church
Sacred Heart Cathedral
4.2
Duration: 1h 30 min
Historic Walking Area
Baomo Scenery
4.4
Duration: 4 hours
Cemetery
Muslim Hero Tomb
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min

Parks in Guangzhou

Garden
Yuyin Hill House
4.9
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Park
South China Botanical Garden
4.4
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Garden
Yuntai Garden
4.4
Duration: 2h 30 min
Park
Zhujiang Park
4.4
Duration: 2h 30 min

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