34 Sights in Guangzhou, China (with Map and Images)

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1. Shangxiajiu Pedestrian Street

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Shangxiajiu Pedestrian Street is a famous business travel area in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, located in Xiguan, Liwan District, and is the collective name of Shangjiu Road, Xiajiu Road and Shifu Road Pedestrian Street. On September 30, 1995, it officially became a commercial pedestrian street. Its actual coverage includes Shangjiu Road, Xiajiu Road, Shifu Road, Baohua Road, Kangwang Road and other sections. Shangxiajiu Pedestrian Street is the famous "Xiguan Commercial Corridor" and one of the most prosperous areas in the Old Town.

Wikipedia: 上下九商业步行街 (ZH)

2. Big Buddha Temple

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The Dafo Temple is a Buddhist temple in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China. Located in Yuexiu District, Dafo Temple is a grand temple with a history of more than one thousand years and was built by Emperor Liu Yan in the Southern Han dynasty (917–971). It has been praised as one of the "Five Largest Temples of Guangzhou" in history. Later it was destroyed and rebuilt many times. In the late Ming dynasty, the temple was declining day by day and was devastated by the war while Shang Kexi and Geng Jimao conquered Guangdong in 1649. During the reign of the Kangxi Emperor in 1663, the temple was rebuilt and expanded by Shang Kexi continuously. According to the national policy of free religious belief, the temple was approved by the Guangzhou Municipal People's Government to be restored as a Buddhist temple in 1981. Then Master Guangming, vice-president of the Guangzhou Buddhist Association, served as abbot; he tried to revitalize Dafo Temple and restore the style of the large temple. On August 9, 1993, Dafo Temple was put on the list as a Municipality Protected Historic Site by the Guangzhou Municipal People's Government.

Wikipedia: Dafo Temple (Guangzhou) (EN)

3. Cultural Park

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Guangzhou Cultural Park is a park located near the Pearl River in Guangzhou, China, which is a comprehensive cultural and entertainment venue focusing on publicity exhibitions, entertainment and sports, landscaping and amusement activities. The park covers an area of 8.3 hectares, with a green area of 1.55 hectares, and is equipped with a large open-air square, center platform, exhibition center, exhibition hall, aquatic product hall, dolphinarium, ice rink, chess art hall, movie field, health and music garden, antique garden architectural scenic spot, playground and 23-storey cultural and entertainment square under construction. Every year, three major exhibitions are held: Spring Festival Flower Festival, Mid-Autumn Lantern Festival and Yangcheng Chrysanthemum Festival. Guangzhou Cultural Park is adjacent to Nanfang Mansion, Ai Qun Hotel, White Swan Hotel, Shamian Island, Shisanxing, Renmin South Road and other commercial hotspots. The extension of Metro Line 6 and Metro Line 8 will have a station in the Cultural Park , located on the west side of the park.

Wikipedia: 广州文化公园 (ZH)

4. Archaeological Site Museum of Nanyue Palace

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Nanyue king museum palace exhibition (originally called the south palace museum) is located in yuexiu district of Guangzhou city, Guangdong province, Zhongshan four road 316, is the western han dynasty south palace site theme museum, a total area of 150000 square meters, including the royal garden ruins, south palace sites, the south han palace sites and the official site, and so on. The Royal Garden site was discovered in 1995, where the remains of square pond, crescent pond, qu, flat bridge and stone was discovered in 2000, the "loose water" part of one of the large palaces. The site includes three key points: the ruins of the Nanyue Imperial Palace, the ruins of the Palace of the Southern Han Dynasty, and relics that have been unearthed in the city center since 2000. On November 20,1996, the site was listed as a national key cultural relic protection unit. On June 11,2006, some of the restored relics of about 3,000 square meters were opened to the public, and some of the selected relics from more than 10,000 excavations were exhibited to the public.

Wikipedia: 南越皇宮博物館 (ZH)

5. 广东省财政厅

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The Guangdong Provincial Finance Department Building is a famous government department building in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, located at the north end of Beijing Road, in the style of Western classical eclecticism. The first phase was completed in 1919. The Department of Finance of the People's Government of Guangdong Province, established after 1949, continues to use this building. In 1978, a complete repair was carried out. In 1993, the Guangzhou Municipal People's Government announced that it was a cultural relic protection unit of Guangzhou under the name of "Guangdong Provincial Department of Finance Building". In 2002, the People's Government of Guangdong Province listed it as the "Former Site of Guangdong Department of Finance" and listed it in the fourth batch of cultural relics protection units in Guangdong Province.

Wikipedia: 廣東省財政廳大樓 (ZH)

6. Guangxiao Temple

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Guangxiao Temple is one of the oldest Buddhist temples in Guangzhou, the capital of China's Guangdong Province. As the special geographical position, Guangxiao Temple often acted as a stopover point for Asian missionary monks in the past. It also played a central role in propagating various elements of Buddhism, including precepts school, Chan (Zen), Shingon Buddhism, and Pure Land. In this temple, Huineng, the sixth Chinese patriarch of Chan Buddhism, made his first public Chan lecture and was tonsured, and Amoghavajra, a Shingon Buddhist master, gave his first teaching of esoteric Buddhism. Many Buddhist scriptures were also translated here, including those translated by Yijing and the Shurangama-sūtra translated by Paramitiin (般剌密諦).

Wikipedia: Guangxiao Temple (Guangzhou) (EN)

7. Site of The 1st National Congress of Kuomintang of China

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The former site of the First National Congress of the Chinese Kuomintang is located in the auditorium of the bell tower on the east side of the Zhongshan Library on Wenming Road in Guangzhou, and is a national key cultural relic protection unit. The First National Congress of the Chinese Kuomintang was held on January 20-30, 1924, in the auditorium of the bell tower. The auditorium has now been restored to its original state at the time of the conference, with a portrait of Sun Yat-sen on the rostrum on the front, with the Chinese Kuomintang party flag on the left and the national flag of the Republic of China on the right, and all the seats below bear the numbers and names of those present at the meeting.

Wikipedia: 中國國民黨第一次全國代表大會舊址 (ZH)

8. Guangxiao Christian Church

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Guangxiao Church is an important Christian church in Guangzhou, China, located at No. 29 Guangxiao Road, Yuexiu District, built from 1921 to 1924, organized by overseas Chinese Christians in the United States to invest in the construction of the Chinese Gang Discipline Self-Management Society (Congregational Church), the director general of the association, Pastor Tan Woxin. The church is sitting west facing east, four floors, 26.7 meters high, 35 meters long and 23 meters wide, can accommodate more than 1,200 people to worship, is one of the largest churches in Guangzhou.

Wikipedia: 光孝堂 (ZH)

9. 千年古楼遗址

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The Millennium Ancient Tower Site is a site in Guangzhou city, Guangdong Province, China. It is located on the pedestrian street of Beijing Road in Yuexiu District. It starts from the entrance of Xifu East Road in the south and goes north to the junction of Zhongshan Fifth Road and Zhongshan Fourth Road. The ancient road was discovered by the archaeological team in Guangzhou in 2002, and in December 2008, the Guangzhou Municipal People's Government designated a municipal cultural relic protection unit.

Wikipedia: 千年古樓遺址 (ZH-YUE)

10. Yuexiu Park

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Yuexiu Park Original uploader was Df112001 at zh.wikipedia / CC-BY-SA-3.0

Yuexiu Hill, also known as Yut Sau Shan , Yut Sau Hill or Mount Yuexiu, is located in Yuexiu District, Guangzhou. It once formed the northern end of the old walled city, though most of the walls have been dismantled and the city has now expanded far beyond it. Its grounds now form Guangzhou's Yuexiu Park, which remains one of the most famous tourist attractions in Guangzhou, including beautiful natural surroundings and ancient sites. It covers an area of 860,000 square meters (9,300,000 sq ft).

Wikipedia: Yuexiu Hill (EN)

11. Museum of the Western Han Dynasty Mausoleum of the Nanyue King

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The King Tomb Exhibition area of the Nanyue King Museum (formerly known as the Nanyue King Museum of the Western Han Dynasty) is located at No.867, Jiefang North Road, Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province, the People's Republic of China. It is built on the original site of the mausoleum of King Zhao, the second generation of Nanyue, or bo for short. The museum covers an area of 14,000 square meters and has a construction area of about 8,500 square meters. It is a site museum.

Wikipedia: 西汉南越王博物馆 (ZH)

12. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall

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The Sun Yat-sen or Zhongshan Memorial Hall is an octagon-shaped building in Guangzhou, capital of China's Guangdong Province. The hall was designed by Lu Yanzhi and was built with funds raised by local and overseas Chinese people in memory of Sun Yat-sen. Construction work commenced in 1929 and completed in 1931. The hall is a large octagonal structure with a span of 71 metres (233 ft) without pillars, housing a large stage and seats 3,240 people.

Wikipedia: Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall (Guangzhou) (EN)

13. Wong Tai Sin Temple

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Wong Tai Sin Temple is a major tourist attraction dedicated to Chinese deity Wong Tai Sin. Situated in the Huadi Subdistrict, Liwan District of Guangzhou, it is a Taoist temple. It is just one of many temples dedicated to Wong Tai Sin. Besides, it can be found in different parts of the world, including China, Southeast Asia, and the United States, etc. Among them, the oldest one is in Jinhua City, Zhejiang Province, China.

Wikipedia: Wong Tai Sin Temple (Guangzhou) (EN)

14. Memorial of the Original Site of Whampoa Military Academy

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The former site of the Huangpu Military Academy is located in the Island of Huangpu District, Guangzhou city, China. It was formerly the Army Primary School and Naval School of the Qing Dynasty. On June 16,1924 (13 years), With the help of Sun Yat-sen, with the advisers of the Soviet Union, founded the military cadre school of the Chinese Kuomintang, and then renamed the Army Academy of the Republic of China.

Wikipedia: 黄埔军校旧址 (ZH)

15. Beijing Road Pedestrian Street

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Beijing Road is a street integrating culture, entertainment and commerce in Yuexiu District, Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province, China, and is the most prosperous commercial center in the history of Guangzhou, with an average daily flow of about 350,000 people. Beijing Road stretches from Guangwei Road in the north to Yanjiang Middle Road in the south, with a total length of more than 1,500 meters.

Wikipedia: 北京路商业步行街 (ZH)

16. Former Site of All-China Federation of Trade Unions

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The former site of All-China Federation of Trade Unions is located at No.89, Yuexiu South Road, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou, China. It is the location of All-China Federation of Trade Unions from 1925 to 1927 and was listed as the third batch of national key cultural relics protection units in 1988. At present, it is one of the lower branches of the Guangdong Revolutionary History Museum.

Wikipedia: 中华全国总工会旧址 (广州) (ZH)

17. The Memorial Museum of Generalissimo Sun Yat-sen's Mansion

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Sun Yat-sen Marshal Mansion Memorial Hall, located at No.18, Dongsha Street, Textile Road, Haizhu District, Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province, is a heritage memorial hall established based on the "former site of Guangzhou Marshal Mansion", a national key cultural relic protection unit. The place was built by Sun Yat-sen in 1917. It was officially opened to the public on May 1,2006.

Wikipedia: 孫中山大元帥府紀念館 (ZH), Website

18. People's Park

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People's Park is an urban public park in Yuexiu District in central Guangzhou, capital of Guangdong province in south China. Established in 1921, it is the first public park in the city, built on the site that had been the location of successive regional governments since the Sui dynasty. Due to its central location, it is colloquially called Central Park (中央公园).

Wikipedia: People's Park (Guangzhou) (EN)

19. JinLun Guild Hall

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The ylon Hall, also known as nylon Hall, is now located in the west side of the north exit of Kangwang Road Tunnel, Liwan District, Guangzhou City, China. It was originally in Laixi Street, West Road, which is an ancestral hall building of the Qing Dynasty. In 1997, it was listed as the fifth batch of municipal cultural relics protection units in Guangzhou city.

Wikipedia: 锦纶会馆 (ZH)

20. Canton Orchid Garden

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Located at the intersection of Jiefang North Road and Huanshi West Road in Guangzhou, China, opposite Yuexiu Park, Guangzhou Orchid Garden covers an area of 39,000 square meters, and is China's first theme park focusing on cultivating orchids, with more than 200 varieties of orchids planted. Its predecessor was the Guangzhou Herbarium Garden.

Wikipedia: 广州兰圃 (ZH), Website

21. 广州解放纪念像

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The statue is located in the center of Haizhu Square in Guangzhou, China, to commemorate the liberation of Guangzhou by the People's Liberation Army. The original author, the sculptor Yin Jichang, was destroyed during the Cultural Revolution, and the current version was rewritten by Pan He and Liang Mingcheng after the Cultural Revolution.

Wikipedia: 广州解放纪念像 (ZH)

22. 省港协同和机器厂旧址

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Synergy and Machinery Factory ( ) , formerly Synergy and Rice Mill , now Guangzhou Diesel Engine Factory ( former site ) , street number is No. 146 Fangcun Avenue East , Liwan District. It is one of the more famous manufacturing enterprises in Guangzhou in the early days, and once produced the first diesel engine in Greater China.

Wikipedia: 协同和机器厂 (ZH)

23. 广州市消防局旧址

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The former site of Guangzhou Fire Bureau, no. 49 Wenming Road, formerly the Central Fire General Office of Guangzhou, was designed by Charles Burjie, the father of modern architecture in Guangzhou in 1924. Due to insufficient funds, the project lasted for 4 years and was not completed until 1927, consuming more than 80,000 yuan.

Wikipedia: 广州市消防局旧址 (ZH)

24. City God Temple

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Guangzhou City God Temple, is a temple to worship city god in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province. The current door plate is No.48 Zhongyou Street, Zhongshan Fourth Road, Yuexiu District. It was built in the third year of Hongwu of the Ming Dynasty (1370). It is the largest city God temple in the Lingnan region of the Ming Dynasty.

Wikipedia: 广州都城隍庙 (ZH)

25. Chen Clan Ancestral Hall

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Chen Clan Ancestral Hall David Chen 东北虎(Manchurian Tiger) 11:32, 11 April 2008 (UTC) / CC BY 3.0

The Chen Clan Ancestral Hall ( Chen Clan Academy ) , located at No. 34 Enlongli, Zhongshan 7th Road, Guangzhou , Guangdong Province , China , was built in the 14th year of Guangxu ( 1888 ) of the Qing Dynasty , and was a joint venture of the Chen clan of the Chen's family in 72 counties , Guangdong Province at that time.

Wikipedia: 陳家祠 (ZH)

26. Peasant Movement Institute

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The Peasant Movement Training Institute or Peasant Training School was a school in Guangzhou, China, operated from 1923 to 1926 during the First United Front between the Nationalists and Communists. It was based in a 14th-century Confucian temple. The site now houses a museum to Guangzhou's revolutionary past.

Wikipedia: Peasant Movement Training Institute (EN)

27. 三元里抗英斗争纪念碑

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The Sanyuanli Anti-British Struggle Monument, located on the upper post of the West Gate Tower of Sanyuanli Village, Baiyun District, Guangzhou, China, is a monument built to commemorate the Chinese soldiers and civilians who died in Sanyuanli in 1841.

Wikipedia: 三元里抗英斗争纪念碑 (ZH)

28. Canton-Kowloon Railway Memorial Park

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Guangzhou-Kowloon Railway Memorial Park It is a park and square in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China, which started on January 13, 2015 and opened on January 8, 2017, located near the junction of Donghua South Road and Dashatou Erma Road, Yuexiu District.

Wikipedia: 廣九鐵路紀念園 (ZH-YUE)

29. Archaeological Site of the Wooden Watergate of Nanyue Kingdom

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The site of the Nanyue National Wooden Gate is located on the basement floor of Guangming Square between Xihu Road and Huifu East Road in Guangzhou, China. It is the earliest, largest and most complete preserved wooden sluice site found in the world.

Wikipedia: 南越国木构水闸遗址 (ZH)

30. Ye Ting Statue

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Ye Ting, born in Huiyang, Guangdong, was a Chinese military leader who played a key role in the Northern Expedition to reunify China after the 1911 Revolution. After serving with the Kuomintang, Ye later joined the Communist Party of China (CPC).

Wikipedia: Ye Ting (EN)

31. Guangdong Revolutionary History Museum

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The Guangdong Museum of Revolutionary History is a museum established in 1959 in Guangzhou, capital of China's Guangdong Province, located on the site of former Guangdong Advisory Bureau in the Second Guangzhou Uprising Martyrs Cemetery.

Wikipedia: Guangdong Museum of Revolutionary History (EN)

32. Guangzhou Uprising Martyr Cemetery Park

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Guangzhou Martyrs' Memorial Garden is a park located in Zhongshan 3rd Road, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China that commemorates the death of the Chinese Communist party in the Guangzhou Uprising against the Kuomintang on December 11, 1927.

Wikipedia: Guangzhou Martyrs' Memorial Garden (EN)

33. 19th Army Martyr's Park

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The cemetery is located at No.113, Shuiyin Road, Tianhe District, Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province, which is the cemetery of the Nineteenth Road Army of the Republic of China in the War of Resistance in Shanghai in 1932.

Wikipedia: 广州市十九路军淞沪抗日阵亡将士陵园 (ZH)

34. Temple of the Five Immortals

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The Temple of the Five Immortals, formerly wrongfully translated as the Temple of the Five Genii, is a former Taoist temple in Guangzhou, Guangdong, in China. It lies beside the junction of West Huifu Road and Liurong Rd.

Wikipedia: Temple of the Five Immortals (Guangzhou) (EN)

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