Guangzhou is a cultural city with a history of two thousand years. It has been the center of the Lingnan area since the Qin Dynasty. The eastern starting point of the Maritime Silk Road.
Guangzhou, which is civilized for its food, is the base of one of the four major cuisines in China —— Cantonese cuisine. This Metropoli is also one of China's four largest first-tier cities with stunning urban landscapes.
Pick up at about 08:00 - 09:00 , proceed to Chen Clan Academy which is named the pearl of Architecture of Southern China , and then visit Shamian island, Shamian Island is the former concession area, full of Baroque and neoclassical buildings. Yes, you seem to have returned to the European colonial era.
Next, visit Litchi Bay , This Zone along Litchi river is the most beautiful street in Guangzhou and the earliest birthplace of Guangzhou City. The history can be traced back to the Qin Dynasty. You could also find a hidden gem of guangzhou —— Lingnan feature handicrafts around Litchi Bay.
Shamian Street : Former Concession Area of Guangzhou
Litchi River Bay
Have a traditional Cantonese snack lunch in our selected Restaurant.
After lunch , we visit Five Rams Statue —— symbol of the city, the tour guide will tell you the legend of Guangzhou City.
Six Banyans Buddhist Temple
Dominating Sea Tower
And then browse in Guangzhou Museum , the main building of the museum is Dominating Sea Tower of Guangzhou, one of China's top ten famous ancient Towers. It is also the largest Dominating Sea Tower in China. In ancient times, it symbolized the sovereignty over the South China Sea.
In the end, we are gonna visit a quaint buddhist temple —— Six Banyans Temple, then come back to your hotel.
Buddhist Temple of Six Banyans