Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #3 in Guangzhou, China


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 13 sights
Distance 8.4 km
Ascend 334 m
Descend 302 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: 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 2: 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 3: 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)

651 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 4: 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 in 1921-1924, by the Chinese Communists in the United States themselves organized by the Chinese Gang Shen Self-Care Mission (Congregational) to invest in the construction of the church, the general director of the church, Pastor Tan Woxin. The church sits west and faces east, four floors, 26.7 meters high, 35 meters long, 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)

540 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 5: 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)

316 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 6: Temple of the Six Banyan Trees

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The Temple of the Six Banyan Trees or Liurong Temple is a Buddhist temple in Guangzhou, China, originally built in AD 537.

Wikipedia: Temple of the Six Banyan Trees (EN)

1281 meters / 15 minutes

Sight 7: 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)

129 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 8: 广州原点

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The Guangzhou City Origin Logo is located in the South Square of People's Park, Zhongshan 5th Road, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou, China.

Wikipedia: 广州城市原点标志 (ZH)

1945 meters / 23 minutes

Sight 9: Museum of the Western Han Dynasty Mausoleum of the Nanyue King

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The Wang Tomb District of the King of South Vietnam (formerly the West Han Nanjing Vietnamese Museum) is located at 867, Liberation North Road, Guangdong City, Guangdong Province of the People's Republic of China, and is a museum built on the original site of the second generation of South Vietnamese Wang Zhao Yu. The museum covers an area of 14,000 square meters and an area of about 8,500 square meters, and is a museum of ruins.

Wikipedia: 西汉南越王博物馆 (ZH)

705 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 10: Five-Ram statue

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The stone statue of the five sheep is located on the wooden shell post on the west side of Yuexiu Park in Guangzhou, and is a stone carving created according to the legend of the five sheep in Guangzhou.

Wikipedia: 五羊石像 (ZH)

702 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 11: Sanyuan Palace

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Sanyuan Palace is a Taoist temple dedicated to Three Great Emperor-Officials and is located in Yuexiu District of Guangzhou, Guangdong, People's Republic of China.

Wikipedia: Sanyuan Palace (EN)

299 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 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)

924 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 13: 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)


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