Located in southern China, beside the Pearl River, the port city of Guangzhou offers plenty of adventures and here are some of its key attractions to visit.
Chimelong Tourist Resort
Children and the young at heart will have a blast at the Chimelong Tourist Resort in Guangzhou; rental apartments suitable for families can be found within easy reach of this site that features several attractions. These include Chimelong Safari Park with wildlife encounters, Chimelong Water Park and Chimelong Paradise with theme park rides.
Towering over the cityscape, the 600-metre-tall Canton Tower is easy to reach from accommodation options like Somerset Haizhu Centre Guangzhou. The Cloud and Star observation decks and the 488M Look Out offer breathtaking views, while the Bubble Tram is popular too; for something more daring, try Sky Drop, an exhilarating vertical free-fall experience!
A captivating place to visit, Shamian Island is perfect for a laidback stroll; it was a bustling port for trade during the Song and the Qing dynasties and you will find numerous buildings with European-style architecture and design. The quaint streets with fountains, pavilions and statues add to the old-world charm.
Chen Clan Ancestral Hall
To gain insights into local culture and history, head to the Chen Clan Ancestral Hall which originally dates to 1888 and features traditional Chinese architecture, paintings and carvings. Initially constructed during the Qing Dynasty, this site is today home to the Guangdong Folk Art Museum where you can learn more about folk arts and crafts.