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Guangzhou Must See

To visit Guangzhou, there are numerous places are worth sightseeing, such as Guangzhou Must See Attractions, Guangzhou Must See Shows, Guangzhou Must See Commercial Streets, Guangzhou Must See Buildings, etc. Top China Travel has picked out some must see in Guangzhou that are worthwhile for tourists.

Guangzhou Must See Attractions

Temple of Chen Family, the largest, best preserved, and best decorated ancient architecture existing in Guangdong province, is now the site of the Museum of Guangdong Folk Arts and Crafts.

Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, constructed in traditional Chinese style with an octagonal shape, remains an important meeting place. The building today in many ways symbolizes the city, and has become a key venue for the city's large-scale meetings and performances.

Temple of the Six Banyan Trees, has a rich collection of cultural-relics and is renowned both at home and abroad. The sculpture in the wooden eaves and the ceiling here is exquisite and there are hundreds of small posing Buddha's peering out at visitors as they make the climb up the steep staircase.

Shamian Island, a sandbank island, is a historical area that serves as a tranquil reminder of the colonial European period, with quiet pedestrian avenues flanked by trees and lined by historical buildings in various states of upkeep. It now is the location of several hotels, a youth hostel, restaurants and tourist shops selling curios and souvenirs.

Pearl River, is the third largest river in China. Praises to the beauty of the Pearl River have been 'Red Heart of the Pearl Sea' and 'Night Moon over the Goose Pool', it was selected in 1962 as of the Eight Sights of Guangzhou.

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Guangzhou Must See Commercial Streets

Shangxiajiu Pedestrian Street, the first pedestrian mall approved by the ministry of commerce of China in Guangzhou, is a showcase of traditional Cantonese architecture, especially pretty at night when it's lit up.

Beijing Road Pedestrian Street, one of the major commercial streets in Guangzhou, is a busy place with shoppers packing both sides of the road, and an array of neon lights dazzling your eyes. There are many different business stores, shopping malls, flavor snacks and delicacy plaza. Many famous brand clothing stores gather together so that you can shop one by one without wasting time.

Hualin Jade Market, accounting for over 90% of the cities jade sales, one can find not only small jade items costing a few money but also rings, bangles, pendants and sculptures, with price tags ranging from about RMB100 to tens of thousands of yuan.

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Guangzhou Must See Shows

Cantonese opera, Chinese local opera, formerly known as Guangdong Drama, is Guangzhou traditional theatrical pieces. Since AD 1522 to 1566, it has spread in Guangdong.

It is a performing art collecting singing, reading, playing, music played by musicians, drama stage and costumes, abstract body, etc. Known as "southern red beans," its performance is flexible and delicate, its music for voices is varied and its melody is graceful and harmonious, making it deeply loved by the Guangzhou people.

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Guangzhou Must See Building

Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower (Canton Tower), with a height of 618 meters, ranks as the highest tower in China and the highest TV Tower in the world. It offers a platform for the public to have a bird's view of Guangzhou City.

It has the longest aerial ladder, the highest revolving restaurant, the highest outdoor sightseeing platform as well as the highest lateral observation wheel. Mixed the architectural art with the modern science, Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower integrates the functions of broadcast, sightseeing, entertainment and leisure into one as a new landmark of Guangzhou City.

Highly recommended tour in Guangzhou: 3 Days Guangzhou Highlight Tour
(Attractions: Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, Temple of Chen Family, Temple of the Six Banyan Trees, Shamian Island)

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