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Guangzhou International Airport

Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport is about 28 kilometers from the city center. It is one of the three busiest air transportation hubs in China. Major cities worldwide can be reached in 15 hours from Guangzhou.


Guangzhou Train

Guangzhou has three railway stations handling passenger transport. The Railway Station at Huanshi Road is the largest and the most important one


Guangzhou Taxi

A taxi charges CNY 7 for the first 2.3 kilometers (1.4 miles), and CNY2.6 for succeeding kilometers. Moreover CNY1 is claimed as the fuel surcharge




Guangzhou weather is generally warm and humid all year round without a clear division between the four seasons. It has a humid subtropical monsoon climate, characterized by warm winters, hot summers, little frost and snow, sufficient rain and sunshine. A yearly average 21 - 29 °C (70 - 84 °F) makes it a fabulous destination for traveling. However, the humid and hot weather is exhausting for tourists. Furthermore, the solar radiation is quite high, so it is recommended to make good preparation for sunburn prevention.


Since there will be drizzles from time to time in spring, autumn especially late September to early December is recommended as the best time to visit the city.



Feature of Cantonese Cuisine

Except the plane and the stool, Guangzhou people eat everything in the sky and on the earth.' From this common saying, we can get some ideas of the variety of Guangzhou's delicacies.


Guangzhou delicacies are the main representatives of Yue Cai (Cantonese Cuisine). This kind of cuisine uses a wide range of ingredients from the sky, the earth, and the water. They also use seasonings sparingly. Compared with other Chinese cuisines, these local dishes use few thick spicy dressings in order to keep from masking the original taste of the food.



Yuexiu Park

It is the largest park in the city, gets its name from Yuexiu Mountain, which is located in the park. Yuexiu Park is famous for its beautiful scenery and its large number of historical relics such as the Five-Ram Sculpture, Zhenhai Tower, the site of the Ming Dynasty City Wall, and the Square Cannon Site. You can get to the park by taking bus No. 2, 5, 6, 10, 58, or 101.


The Pearl River

The Pearl River flows through Guangzhou City. At evening, taking a boat tour on the river to admire the breathtaking night view of the city is a great enjoyment.


Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall

Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall is the most important relic in Guangdong Province. It was built for Dr. Sun Yat-sen after his death in 1925. It was completed in October of 1931.