Cantonese cuisine

Yuecai originates from the region around Canton in southern China's Guangdong province .There is a Cantonese saying: "We eat everything on the ground with four legs except tables and chairs, everything in the sky except airplanes." Full story »

shopping in guangzhou

Guangzhou is a world commercial center, and a shopper's heaven. Guangzhou features all sorts of specialty streets, including the walking streets at Xiajiu Lu, Dishifu and Beijing Lu, where you can buy almost anything... More »

guangzhou attractions

Having a long history of about 1,400 years, the Temple of the Six Banyan Trees is one of the four best Buddhist temples in Guangzhou and located on the Liurong Road (meaning the Six Banyan Trees Road). It has a rich collection of cultural-relics and is renowned both at home and abroad. More »

guangzhou overview

History of Guangzhou

Also known to many westerners as Canton, Guangzhou has long been one of South Chinas principal cities. Its position as a local power base and financial and commercial hub stretches back over two millennia, while the area has been inhabited since Neolithic times... More »

Population of Guangzhou

Under Guangzhou's administration there are 10 districts and 2 satellite cities. 8 urban districts are Yuexiu District, Dongshan District, Haizhu District, Liwan District, Tianhe District, Baiyun District, Huangpu District and Fangcun District... More »

Guangzhou Economy

Among the largest cities in the country, Guangzhou is the transportation, industrial, financial, and trade center of China. It is a special economic development zone and an important trading point with Hong Kong... More »


transport Guangzhou boasts good domestic transportation links to most major Chinese cities and Hong Kong. There are also a few flights to International Asian and Australian destinations... More»

Where to go tonight

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Have you ever heard of the famous Bar Street? It is a place in the Fangcun District of Guangzhou which is across the Pearl River from the main part of Guangzhou... More»

Learning cantonese

Cantonese, or Standard Cantonese, is language originated in the vicinity of Canton (i.e. Guangzhou) in southern China, and is often regarded as the prestige dialect of Yue Chinese. More»