Located in the flourishing heart of the Pearl River Delta, Guangzhou is Guangdong Province’s capital city. Guangzhou tours reveals how since the Qin dynasty, it has operated as a political, economic, and cultural centre, and even today continues in that role.
Known historically as Canton or Kwangchow, the Guangzhou lies north of the Pearl River and close to the South China Sea, Hong Kong, and Macau. Its location makes it an important transportation hub and trading port that have seen it nicknamed China’s Southern Gateway. Highlights of a Guangzhou tour include Beijing Road, Renmin Road, Up Down Nine Street, which together show the city’s commercial traditions continue today.
- Eat and cook Cantonese – Cantonese cuisine is not to be missed. Experience it firsthand, either dining in or learning Cantonese cooking yourself.
- Take a break – Savour Canton’s famous morning tea in Tao Tao Ju Jiu Jia, a local cuisine experience you can’t miss.
- Island hop – Visit Shamian Island with its European landscape. Serene and a break from the fast pace of Guangzhou, this idyllic location is home to bars and cafe houses along the tree covered street. It’s the perfect place to while away an afternoon.