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Guangzhou Attractions


Guangzhou is the provincial capital of Guangdong province neighboring Hong Kong and Macau. It is the political, economic, cultural, technological, and transportation center of Southern China and the renowned Canton region. Guangzhou has mild weather, abundant rainfall, is green in all 4 seasons, and boasts wonderful scenery. The New Eight Sights of Guangzhou is the collective name for various collections of the eight most famous tourist attractions in Guangzhou as follow.

 

1. Canton Tower

The Canton Tower is a 604 metres (1,982 ft) tall multi-purpose observation tower in the Haizhu District of the city of Guangzhou.The tower was topped out in 2009 and it became operational on 29 September 2010 for the 2010 Asian Games. It is now the second tallest tower and the fourth-tallest freestanding structure in the world.





2. Chen Clan Ancestral Hall

The Chen Clan Ancestral Hall or Chen Clan Academy is an academic temple in Guangzhou, China, built by the 72 Chen clans for their juniors' accommodation and preparation for the imperial examinations in 1894 in Qing Dynasty. Later it was changed to be the Chen Clan’s Industry College, and then middle schools afterward. Now it houses the Guangdong Folk Art Museum. 



 

3. Chimelong Paradise

Chimelong Paradise is a major amusement park in Panyu District, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China. Chimelong Paradise is the largest amusement park in China and boasts the 10 Inversion Roller Coaster, Chimelong Ocean Kingdom, the Chimelong Safari Park and Chimelong International Circus. cost over 1 billion RMB. Stretching over 60 hectares, the park currently contains more than 60 attractions and has a daily capacity of 50,000 visitors. 



 

 

4. Museum of the Mausoleum of the Nanyue King

The Museum of the Western Han Dynasty Mausoleum of the Nanyue King houses the 2,000-year-old tomb of the Nanyue King Zhao Mo in Guangzhou. The museum is renowned for its rare assemblage of funerary artifacts representing the diffusion of cultures throughout the Lingnan region during the Han dynasty. 



 

 

5. Sacred Heart Cathedral

The Sacred Heart Cathedral, properly the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and also known as the Stone House by locals, which is a Gothic Revival Roman Catholic cathedral in Guangzhou, China. It is one of the few cathedrals in the world to be entirely built of granite, including all the walls, pillars, and the twin towers.



 

 

6. Temple of the Six Banyan Trees

The Temple of the Six Banyan Trees in Guangzhou, China, originally built in ad 537.

 


 




7. Zhongshan Memorial Hall

Zhongshan Memorial Hall is an octagon-shaped building in Guangzhou, capital of China's Guangdong Province.



 

 

8. Cantonese morning tea (Yum Cha)

Morning tea is a Cantonese tradition, also called yum cha (饮茶), which means drink tea in Cantonese. Throughout Guangdong Province, there are restaurants that open from five a.m. to midnight, serving morning tea, lunch tea, afternoon tea, dinner tea, and late-evening tea. Nevertheless, morning tea is by far the most popular form. There are various favorite dishes, including honey-pork buns, egg tarts, steamed breads, blanched vegetables with sauce, shrimp dumplings, steamed sparerib, pickled chicken claws, and braised meatballs etc.




 

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