Located beside the Pearl River, the Chinese port city of Guangzhou offers some exciting adventures for intrepid travellers be it at cultural, contemporary or natural attractions.
Towering to a height of 600 metres, the distinctive Canton Tower offers some amazing views from up top. Situated around 16 minutes from Somerset Riviera Guangzhou, it is also China’s highest tower. This attraction has some unique features too including the Bubble Tram which revolves around the top, the Star Observation Deck and the Sky Drop which offers a freefall of 100 feet!
The city’s largest park, this picturesque site provides an idyllic setting amidst a backdrop of mountains and lakes. Those finding Guangzhou accommodation nearby can easily unwind here at the end of the day as well as visit the famed Five Rams Sculpture and the Guangzhou Museum.
Ancestral Temple of the Chen Family
Dating back to 1888, during the Qing Dynasty period, this historic site features traditional design and fascinating sculptures too. It offers captivating insights into the city’s rich history and the pottery sculptures, paintings and carvings of stone, wood and brick are definitely worth taking in.
White Cloud Mountain
Those who love hiking and nature should plan an excursion to White Cloud Mountain, around 17 km from the city. Featuring 30 peaks, this attraction has scenic areas each with something different to offer; Bird Spring Valley Park is home to vibrant birdlife, Santailing Park has the blossoming Yuntai Garden and Luhu Park is known for its beautiful Jinye Pond.
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