Guangzhou is the second city in China to host the Asian Games after Beijing in 1990. The 16th Asian Games was held in Guangzhou in 2010.
There are 53 competition venues and 17 training venues arranged for the 16th Asian Games, mainly including Guangdong Olympic Sports Center, Guangzhou Stadium, Nansha Gymnasium, Aquatics Centre, Tennis Stadium, Wushu Stadium and Asian Games Town.
12 venues are newly built as the Guangzhou Asian Games venues. Except Guangzhou, three other cities co-operated with Guangzhou to run the sailing, boxing, weightlifting and synchronized swimming. These cities are Dongguan, Foshan, Shanwei. Asian Games Town is specially built for the 16th Asian Games which consists of the Athletes’ Village, Technical Officials’ Village, Media Village, Main Media Center and International Broadcast Center.
After the Asian games, the venues in Guangzhou have been favored traveling sites for both citizens and travelers in the city.
Suggested Guangzhou Asian Games Venues Travel Route
1. Asian Games Town Gymnasium — Huangpu Sports Centre Gymnasium — Nansha Gymnasium
2. Guangzhou Chess Institute — Haizhu Sports Center — Guangzhou University Town