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Guangzhou Destination Guide

Touring Guangzhou in China

Guangzhou in the region of Guangdong Sheng with its 3,152,825 citizens is located in China - some 1,175 mi or ( 1890 km ) South of Beijing , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Guangzhou

Time in Guangzhou is now 12:48 PM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Shanghai " with a UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Zhaoqing, Zhuhai, Shenzhen, Shaoguan, and Shantou. Being here already, consider visiting Zhaoqing . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recommendations for Guangzhou ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.



8:30 min by mongkk
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This is a famous shopping area "walk-and-shop" street in Guangzhou. A day & night timelapse shot. I chose the song not because of the lyric, but it is the length fitted to my video. DC2 WMM ..


3:14 min by TheMusicOfChina
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Music of China, from China with love. Music is my passion and my world. Music makes me happy and improves my inside beauty. I fills the hearts of lovers with music. Lift the spirt of those who are sad ..

Shamian Island - Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

1:52 min by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWa
Views: 1164 Rating: 3.00 - Created at TripWow by TravelPod Attractions (a TripAdvisor™ company) Shamian Island Guangzhou This lovely, tree-lined neighborhood bordering the Pearl River was once home to ..

Strange to be White in Coloured Guangzhou City Eddakath's photos around Guangzhou, China

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Interesting facts about this location

Thirteen Factories

The Thirteen Factories was an area of Canton (Guangzhou), China, where the first foreign trade was allowed in the 18th century since the hai jin (海禁)ban on maritime activities. It is also referred to as the "Thirteen Hongs" or the "Canton Factories". The site where the factories stood is now Wenhua Park, and Thirteen Hong Street, onto which the factories backed is now named Shisanhang Road.

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Located at 23.11 113.25 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Business families, Economic history of China, Geography of Guangzhou, History of foreign trade in China, Pearl River Delta

Sacred Heart Cathedral (Guangzhou)

The Cathedral of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (耶穌聖心主教座堂) also known as Stone House (石室) by local, is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Guangzhou (Canton), South China. It is the seat of the Archbishop of Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Guangzhou (Canton). The cathedral is located at 56 Yide Lu (or Yat Tak Road), Guangzhou. It is on the north bank of the Pearl River and stands at the heart of the busy old town.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 23.12 113.25 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Guangzhou, Gothic Revival architecture in China, Roman Catholic cathedrals in China, Roman Catholic churches in China, Visitor attractions in Guangzhou, Yuexiu District

Huaisheng Mosque

The Huaisheng Mosque, also known as the Lighthouse 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. It was named in memory of Prophet Muhammad. The most unusual (in the Chinese context) feature of the mosque is its "calling tower" (minaret). The round tower is 36 meters tall with a pointed tip.

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Located at 23.13 113.25 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Guangzhou, Mosques in China, Visitor attractions in Guangzhou, Yuexiu District

Shamian Island

Shamian Island, formerly known as Shameen Island or Shamin Island, from its Cantonese pronunciation, is a sandbank island in the Liwan District of Guangzhou city, Guangdong province, China. The island's name literally means "sandy surface" in Chinese. The territory was divided into two concessions given to France and the United Kingdom by the Qing government in the 19th century.

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Located at 23.11 113.24 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Concessions in China, Islands of Guangzhou, Islands of the Pearl River, Visitor attractions in Guangzhou


Guangzhou is the capital and largest city of the Guangdong province, People's Republic of China. Located on the Pearl River, about 120 km north-northwest of Hong Kong and north-northeast of Macau, Guangzhou is a key national transportation hub and trading port. One of the five National Central Cities, it holds sub-provincial administrative status. Guangzhou is the third largest Chinese city and southern China's largest city. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 12.78 million.

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Located at 23.13 113.26 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: 214 BC establishments, Guangzhou, Provincial capitals in China, Sub-provincial cities in the People's Republic of China, Treaty of Nanking


Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Guangzhou