Guangzhou is one of the three biggest cities in China. It is a prosperous modern city with profound history. In fact, Guangzhou is one of the most famous historical and cultural cities in China. Following are the brief intro to the top travel attractions in Guangzhou city.
Top Attractions in Guangzhou
Bright Filial Piety Temple (Guangxiao Si)
Guangxiao Si, or Guangxiao Temple, is a religious site in Guangzhou. It is one of the oldest in Guangzhou, a 4th-century Buddhist temple. The Bright Filial Piety Temple is located at Guangxiao Lu in Guangzhou city. Guangxiao temple plays an important role in Chinese Buddhism history.
The largest park in the Guangzhou is Yuexiu Park. Yuexiu Park was named after the famous mountain of Guangzhou, the Yuexiu Mountain.
The Pearl River
The Pearl River is the third largest river in China and the largest one in Guangzhou. The Pearl River flows through Guangzhou City. Views along the river in Guangzhou City are charming and gentle. Historical sites and unique architecture scattered along the Pearl River, thus it is the must-visit place in Guangzhou if you plan to admire its culture. At evening, travellers in Guangzhou can take a boat tour to admire the breathtaking night view of the city.
Ancestral Temple of the Chen Family
The Ancestral Temple of the Chen Family consists of 19 buildings of many different sizes that are built in twelfth year of Emperor Guangxu’s reign in China history. The architectural ornaments vary from woodcarvings, brick carvings and pottery sculptures. Together, they represent the very best of Guangdong folk decorative art.
Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall
The Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall is an octagon-shaped building in Guangzhou city. Guangzhou Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall was established in 1931 in memory of Dr. Sun Yat-Sen, the founder of the Republic of China
White Cloud Mountain (Baiyun Shan)
It is the most famous and popular mountain of Guangzhou. It is also known as Baiyun Shan, Baiyun Mountain, or Mount Baiyun. White Cloud Mountain consists of more than 30 peaks and has an area of 20.98 km². You can enjoy the best view of Guangzhou city and the Pearl River from Baiyun mountain.