As the capital of Guangdong Province, Guangzhou has been a must-visit city attracting numerous visitors from all over the world for its classic life style and historical and exotic sightseeing spots. Which one will come to your mind first when you plan a trip there? A tour to explore this attractive city should not miss out the highlights as follows. And here is the travel guide you may need!
Beijing Road Pedestrian Street
The first stop of the tour was Beijing Road Pedestrian Street, where was great to enjoy the prosperous Guangzhou daily life and colorful nightlife.
Beijing Road Pedestrian Street is famous commercial street in Guangzhou as a busy place with shoppers packing both sides of the road. At the center of the street, there are a few historical sites protected by plexiglass. Walking along the street, you can not only be immersed youself into the dazzling stores and buy various kinds of local items and food, you can also get close to the well-preserved stone roads of Song and Yuan Dynasties from 11th to 14th Centuries.
Add: Beijing Road, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou
Transportation: Take Metro Line 1 or 2, then get off at Gongyuan Qian Stop and get out through Exit C, and then walk straight for 2 blocks, you will see the Street on your right.
Shishi Sacred Heart Catholic Cathedral
Said goodbye to Beijing Road Pedestrian Street, our trip extended to Shishi Sacred Heart Catholic Cathedral, a attraction to appreciate the special European structure and got a glimpse of fusion of Chinese and Western culture.
The Shishi Sacred Heart Catholic Cathedral is the Roman Catholic Diocese of Guangzhou. Sitting by side of the Pearl River in Guangzhou, it is truly a famous structure of both religious and historic significance. Since the Cathedral is entirely constructed of granite, it is sometimes referred to as “the Stone House” or “Shishi”.
Add: Yide Road, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou
Transportation: Take Metro Line 6, then get off at Yide Road Stop and get out through Exit B2, and then walk straight for about 10 minutes, you will see the Cathedral on your right.
Spring Festival Musical Light Show of Canton Tower
After a dinner at Diandude Restaurant, one of the top things to do in Guangzhou, we feasted our eyes on the awesome Spring Festival musical light show of Canton Tower at Huacheng Square, lightening ourselves up around the sea of flowers.The Canton Tower is the world’s highest TV tower and a new landmark of Guangzhou. To enjoy a light show of this energy-saving and environmentally-friendly green building in the world was the best experience of our tour.
Add: Haizhu District, Guangzhou
Transportation: Take Metro Line 3, then get off at Zhujiang New Town Stop and get out through Exit B1, and then walk straight for about 8 minutes, you will see the Square on your left.