Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #2 in Guangzhou, China


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 11 sights
Distance 7.1 km
Ascend 221 m
Descend 219 m

Explore Guangzhou in China with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Activities in GuangzhouIndividual Sights in Guangzhou

Sight 1: Barwo Artists Association of Kwangtung(Cantonese Opera Academy)

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The Eight Hyung Hall is an association of Cantonese drama artists established by Hu Xinhua, solo-foot Britain and Lin, and has branches in the following places: Guangdong Bay Hall: located in Liwan District, Guangdong City, Guangdong Province. Hong Kong Eight Hall: located in Hong Kong Oil and Massachusetts. Singapore Eight and Hall: Located in Singapore. Malaysia Eighth Hall: located in Jalan Pudu, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Eastern Eight and Hall: Located in Mancton, New York, New York. Mexico Eight and Hall: located in San Francisco, California. New Zealand Eight and Hall: Located in the Auckland Center Business District, New Zealand.

Wikipedia: 八和會館 (ZH)

981 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 2: Shangxiajiu Pedestrian Street

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Shangxiajiu Pedestrian Street is a famous business and tourism area in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, located in Xiguan, Liwan District, and is the collective name of Shangjiu Road, Xiajiu Road and Tenth Fu Road Pedestrian Street. On September 30, 1995, it officially became a commercial pedestrian street. Its actual coverage includes Shangjiu Road, Xiajiu Road, Tenth Fu Road, Baohua Road, Kangwang Road and other road sections. Shangxiajiu Pedestrian Street is the famous "Xiguan Business Corridor", and it is also one of the most prosperous areas in the old city.

Wikipedia: 上下九商业步行街 (ZH)

268 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 3: JinLun Guild Hall

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Nylon Hall, also known as Nylon Hall, is now located on the west side of the north exit of the Kangwang Road Tunnel on Kangwang South Road, Liwan District, Guangzhou City, China. In 1997, it was listed as the fifth batch of municipal cultural relics protection units by Guangzhou.

Wikipedia: 锦纶会馆 (ZH)

236 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 4: Hualin Temple

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Hualin Temple Chintunglee / CC BY-SA 4.0

Hualin Temple, also known as the Temple of the Five Hundred Genii or Gods, or Hualinsi Buddhist Temple, is a Buddhist temple in Guangzhou, China.

Wikipedia: Hualin Temple (Guangzhou) (EN)

1507 meters / 18 minutes

Sight 5: Zion Christian Church

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Guangzhou Zion Church is a Protestant church located in Guangzhou, China.

Wikipedia: 广州锡安堂 (ZH), Website

264 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 6: 西门瓮城遗址

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The site of Ximen Wengcheng, located at the intersection of Zhongshan Qilukou, Liwan District, Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province, China, is a municipal-level cultural relics protection unit in Guangzhou, the type is ancient ruins, and the time of publication is July 1999.

Wikipedia: 西门瓮城遗址 (ZH)

657 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 7: Huaisheng Mosque

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Huaisheng Mosque

The Huaisheng Mosque is the main mosque of Guangzhou. Rebuilt many times over its history, it is traditionally thought to have been originally built over 1,300 years ago, which would make it one of the oldest mosques in the world.

Wikipedia: Huaisheng Mosque (EN)

1402 meters / 17 minutes

Sight 8: Big Buddha Temple

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Big Buddha Temple

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)

331 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 9: 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)

1063 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 10: Site of The 1st National Congress of Kuomintang of China

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The old 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 Guangdong Provincial Zhongshan Library on Wenming Road, Guangzhou, and is a national key cultural relics protection unit. The First National Congress of the Chinese Kuomintang was held in the auditorium of the bell tower from January 20 to 30, 1924. The auditorium has now been restored to its original state, with a portrait of Sun Yat-sen on the rostrum on the front, the flag of the Chinese Kuomintang on the left and the national flag of the Republic of China on the right, and all the seats under the stage are labeled with the numbers and names of the people attending the meeting at that time.

Wikipedia: 中國國民黨第一次全國代表大會舊址 (ZH)

378 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 11: 明远楼

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Guangdong Gongyuan is the place where the imperial examination township examination was held at the provincial level in Guangdong in the feudal era of China, was built in the Southern Song Dynasty, and was relocated many times in history, the 23rd year of the Kangxi Dynasty of the Qing Dynasty (1684) was located in the southeast corner of the inner city of Guangzhou, Chengenli, that is, the east end of Wenming Road, Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province, China, and its scope includes the old hall of the Guangdong Provincial Museum, the east of the Wenming Road Headquarters of the Zhongshan Library of Guangdong Province and the Guangdong Experimental Middle School. In the Qing Dynasty, the Guangdong Tribute Courtyard was called the four major tribute courtyards in China together with the Shuntian Tribute Courtyard, the Jiangnan Tribute Courtyard and the Henan Tribute Courtyard, and now only the Dragon and Tiger Wall and the Mingyuan Building remain.

Wikipedia: 广东贡院 (ZH)


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