Guangzhou is the capital of the Guangdong province. Located in southern China on the Pearl River, about 120 km (75 mi) northwest of Hong Kong, Guangzhou is a key transportation hub and trading port, also the third largest city in China and southern China's largest city.
101 Dynamics, Beijing Lu, China Plaza, Jiangnanxi, Liwan Plaza, Shangxiajiu, Tee Mall, Victory Plaza, Wanguo Plaza, Zhengjia Square are very famous Malls and Pedestrian Streets where are the must-see places for tourists.
Litchi Bay, located in the Pantang region, the west of Liwan district of Guangzhou, is the hinterland of the time-honored Xiguan City. Along the bank of Pearl River, this millennial attraction is the home to celebrities of different dynasties, and a showcase of Linnan Culture, such as Xiguan Resident Community, Miss Xiguan Five Treasures of Xiguan, Xiguan Delicacies, and Cantonese Opera. Numerous gardens and courtyards were successively built by royal families, government officials and wealthy merchants of various dynasties, such as “Litchi Garden” of Tang dynasty, “Changhua Garden”, the royal garden of Southern Han Dynasty, and “Haishanxianguan Garden” of Qing Dynasty, all featuring unique landscapes. Hence it has won such fame as “Little Qinhuai” and “Top Resort of Linnan”.
Yuexiu park, the biggest park in Guangzhou downtown, covers 212.5 acres and consists of three artificial lakes and Yuexiu Hill. The main places of interest include the stone sculpture of the Five Rams, Zhenhai Tower, the site of the Ming Dynasty City Wall, and Square Cannon Site.
Yuexiu Park provides an amusement park, swimming pool, gymnasium, restaurants, stalls, museum and art museum besides plant and flower viewing area.
Shamian Island (Samin Island), formerly known as Shameen 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.
Various bronze statues are scattered around the island which depict life as it was during earlier periods on the island, as well as from more recent times.
Canton Tower, also known as Guangzhou Tower, is a 600m, 1,969 ft tall multi-purpose observation tower in the Haizhu District of Guangzhou (historically known as Canton or Kwangchow), Guangdong, China. The tower was topped out in 2009 and it became operational on 29 September 2010 for the 2010 Asian Games. The tower briefly held the title of tallest tower in the world, replacing the CN Tower, before being surpassed by the Tokyo Skytree in 2011. It is the tallest structure in China and the fourth-tallest freestanding structure in the world.