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Guangzhou has received a facelift as the host city of the Asian Games. New buildings have risen across the city, cultural heritage sites have been spruced up, and innovative Asian Games facilities have emerged. As such, the city's tourism bureau has launched 69 new local tour routes on which tourists can know more about Guangzhou from a fresh perspective.

Select one of the following for details on the tour routes we recommended for you:

One-day Tour Routes  
   ※ 5 Premium Tour Routes
   ※ 28 Local Tour Routes
   ※ 30 Thematic Tour Routes
Two-day Tour Routes
Three-day Tour Routes

One-day Tours

※5 premium tour routes: Guangzhou Classical Attractions, Guangfu Culture, Pearl River Culture, Asian Games venues, and Glamorous Guangzhou. 

● Premium Route 1: Tour of Guangzhou Classical Attractions

Yitai Square (point of departure) – Five-Ram Statue - Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall - Chen Clan Academy – Local-style Lunch (Lin Heung Tea House) – Zhujiang New Town - New TV Tower - Guangzhou Opera House – Haixinsha Public Square - Beijing Road Pedestrianized Street - Pearl River Night Cruise (optional)

Highlights: This route showcases Guangzhou's more than 2,000-year-old history and rich cultural heritage, the sites of the city's pre-modern and modern revolutions, dynamic and vibrant cityscape, gourmet dishes from across the world, and fascinating nightlife. You will have an opportunity to get a taste of Guangzhou's extraordinary ancient history and culture, and experience the city's passion and dynamism.

● Premium Route 2:  Dynamic City Tour

Yitai Square (point of departure) - Ersha Island (Guangdong Museum of Art & Xinghai Concert Hall) – Haixinsha Square - New TV Tower / "Pearl River – InBev" International Beer Museum - Pazhou International Convention & Exhibition Center - University Town - Chimelong International Circus

Highlights: This route showcases the cream of Lingnan architecture and allows you to find more out about Lingnan culture and experience of the extraordinary glamour of Guangzhou as a modern international metropolis. You will also have an opportunity to experience the city's superlatives: the Xinghai Concert Hall, China's largest and most sophisticated world-class concert hall; the Guangzhou New TV Tower, the highest one in the world; the "Pearl River – InBev" International Beer Museum, the first one of its kind in China and a joint venture between China and Britain; the Guangzhou Pazhou International Convention and Exhibition Center, the largest one of its kind in Asia; the Guangzhou Science Center, China's most expensive and the world's largest and most comprehensive facility for popular science education; and the Chimelong International Circus, which boasts the world's largest professional circus ring.

● Premium Route 3: Asian Games Experience Tour

Yitai Square (point of departure) - Guangzhou Gymnasium - Baiyun Mountain Yuxi Eco-park - - University Town Sports Center (the Stadium, the Velodrome, the Skating Hall, the Extreme Sports Grounds, the Water Arena, etc) - Guangdong Science Center -  Guangzhou Asian Games Town (the Asian Games Village, the Comprehensive Stadium, he media area, etc.)

Highlights: The 16th Asian Games will be staged in Guangzhou from November 11 to 27, 2010. The Games will feature 42 sports, the highest number ever. In preparation for the Games, Guangzhou have built advanced sports facilities and upgraded existing ones, many of which are now up to or even exceed the standards of developed nations. These facilities all have an innovative design and reflect the characteristics of Lingnan culture. This route brings you to all of the major landmark sports facilities in Guangzhou.

● Premium Route 4: Guangfu Culture Tour

Yitai Square (point of departure) - Five-Ram Statue at Yuexiu Park – Zhenhai Tower – Museum of the Nanyue King Mausoleum – Five-Immortal Taoist Temple – Temple of Bright Filial Piety – Xiguan House on Antique Street (Liwan Museum) – Shangxiajiu Pedestrianized Shopping Street featuring Xiguang customs

Highlights: Guangfu culture is a diversified regional culture centered on Han culture and incorporating elements of Baiyun culture. Diversity, passion, tolerance and generosity are the essence of Guangzhou's commercial culture and spirits, and represent the most fundamental characteristics of Guangfu culture. This tour spotlights the enduring history of Guangfu culture and the timeless charms of Xiguan customs by showcasing the city's intriguing mythology and legends, cultural heritage sites dating back more than 2,000 years, historical cultural luminaries, unique architectural culture, and traditional folklore culture.

● Premium Route 5: Picturesque Pearl River Corridor Tour

Tianzi Wharf (embarking on the boat) – Memorial Museum of Generalissimo Sun Yat-sen – Temple of South Sea God – Local-style Lunch - Huangpu Military Academy – Pazhou Convention & Exhibition Center - "Pearl River – InBev" International Beer Museum – Tianzi Wharf (disembarking from the boat) – Pedestrianized Street on Beijing Road

Highlights: This route follows the Pearl River, China's third largest river, as it flows through Guangzhou, allowing tourists to enjoy the enchanting landscapes on both banks. It allows tourists to explore the legacy of the "Maritime Silk Route" in Guangzhou, experience the dynamic commerce of the city as an ancient of capital of commerce, and get a taste of unique Lingnan culture.

28 Local Tour Routes: including unique "greenway" tours and mountain climbing and leisure activities.

۞ Tianhe District

● Tianhe "Enchanting Cityscape" Leisure Tour

Yitai Square – South China Botanical Garden – Tianlu Lake Park – Science City – Space Wonder

۞ Huadu District

● Route A: Yitai Square – Huadu New Century Plaza – Yuanxuan Taoist Temple – Shitouji Mineral Park – Yihe Mountain Villas – Furong Resort

● Route B: Yitai Square – New Century Plaza – Rurong Resort – Golden Watery Mountain Villas – Vanilla World

● Route C: Yitai Square – New Century Plaza – Senior Doctor Ancestral Hall – Former Residence of Hong Xiuquan – Baoshan Garden – Yubang Landscape – Pangu King Park

۞ Luogang District

● Luogang Modern Industry, Science & Technology One-day Tour

Yitai Square – Yakult – Huanya Cosmetics – Hornsey Park (Tianlu Lake Forest Park or Danshuikeng – Hornsey Pharmaceuticals – Master Kang (Bright Diary, Zhongyi Pharmaceuticals, or Vtron Electronics)

● One-day Tour of Luogang Sports & Leisure Facilities

Yitai Square – International Tennis Center – International Badminton Center – Guangzhou International Sports & Performing Arts Center – Equestrian Club

۞ Baiyun District

● Maofeng Mountian Leisure & Ecological Tour

Yitai Square – Xiaoshichuan Scenic Area – Maofeng Mountain Forest Park – Toupei Village "Farm Delights" – Nanhu Amusement Park – Shennong Cottage

● Baiyun Leisure & Cultural Tour

Yitai Square – Sanyuan Ancient Temple & Anti-British Monument – Baiyun International Convention Center – Mingquanjun Resort – Tarmac V

۞ Huangpu District

● Changzhou Military Tour

Yitai Square – Former Site of Huangpu Military Academy – Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall – Sun Yat-sen Monument – Cemetery of Eastern Expedition Martyrs – Navy Huangpu Military Expo Center – University Town

۞ Haizhu District

● Haizhu Around-the-Island Tour

Yitai Square – Industry Museum – Taigucang – Zhoutouzui Park - Generalissimo Sun Yat-sen's Mansion – Sun Yat-sen North Gate Square – New TV Tower – Zhujiang Beer Musuem – Pazhou Convention & Exhibition Center – Huangpu Ancient Harbor

● Haizhu Ecological & Cultural Tour

Yitai Square – Haizhu Lake – Yingzhou Eco-park – Cao Chong'en Sculpture Park – Xiaozhou Village – Luntou Village

● Haizhu Historical & Cultural Tour

Yitai Square – Animation Street on Hongde Road – Deng Shichang Memorial Hall – Shixiang Garden – Lingnang Painting Memorial Hall – Chunyang Taoist Temple – Chenliji Traditional Chinese Medicine Museum – Pan He Sculpture Park – Wei Guoyao Martyr Memorial Hall – Cao Chong'en Sculpture Park

۞ Panyu District

● Panyu Joyous & Dynamic Tour

Yitai Square – Xiangjiang Safari Park – Chimelong Paradise – Chimelong International Circus

● Panyu Water Amusement Tour

Yitai Square – Guangzhou Crocodile Park – Chimelong Water Park – Chimelong International Circus

● Panyu Lingnan Cultural Tour

Yitai Square – Yuyin Hillside Garden – Baomo Garden – Shawan Cutural Ancient Town

● Panyu Golf Leisure Tour

Yitai Square – Lotus Mountain Scenic Area – Louts Mountain Golf Club

● Panyu Industry Tour

Yitai Square – Lukfook Jewelry – Yuanyi Jewelry – World Mart

۞ Nansha District

● Nansha Ecological & Leisure Tour

Yitai Square – Million-Sunflower Garden – Nansha Wetland Scenic Area – Nansha Heavenly Queen's Palace

● Nansha Seaside Leisure Tour

Yitai Square – Nansha Hengdang Island Scenic Area – Dajiao Hill Fort – Nansha 19-creek Fishery Port – Seagull Island

● Nansha Science, Technology & Industry Tour

Yitai Square – Nansha Science Museum – Nansha Industrial Zone

۞ Zengcheng City

● Zengcheng Greenway Mountain Climbing & Bodybuilding Tour

Yitai Square – Zengcheng Square – Bicycle Greenway – Lunch – Baishuizhai – Zengcheng Sale Center for Farm and Sideline Products

● Zengcheng Countryside Tour

Yitai Square - Zengcheng Square – Fairy Maiden Scenic Area – Xiaolou Renjia Scenic Area - Zengcheng Sale Center for Farm and Sideline Products

● Zengcheng Greenway Leisure Tour

Yitai Square – Zengcheng Square – Bicycle Greenway – Lunch – Zhengguo Lake Center Island – Zengcheng Hezhizhou Wetland Park

● Zengcheng Water & Rock Wonder Rafting Tour

Yitai Square – Zengcheng Square – Dafengmen Rafting – Golden Leaf Hot Springs Resort – Zengcheng Sale Center for Farm and Sideline Products

۞ Conghua City

● One-day Romantic Tour of Shimen Golden Flora Sea

Yitai Square – Shimen National Forest Park – Fruit Picking at Orange Orchard – Conghua Hot Springs Health-nursing Valley

● Oxygen-enriched Conghua One-day Tour

Yitai Square – Conghua Liuxi Creek National Forest Park – Guangzhou Pumped Power Station Resort 

● One-day Tour of Conghua Hot Springs & Waterfalls

Yitai Square – Tianxin "Farm Delights" – Tianhu Resort - Conghua Ragaz Hot Springs Manor

● Conghua Village Leisure Tour

Yitai Square – Guangyu Ancestral Hall – Baoqu Rose World – Daqiuyuan Farm – Xiangshui Gorge

※  30 Thematic Tour Routes: Showcasing Guangzhou's diversified culture, including Pearl River culture, the legend of the five rams, Xiguan customs, gourmet dishes, extraordinary architecture, and big-name manufacturers

● Sparkling Pearl River Night Cruise

● Baiyun Mountain & Pearl River Tour

Yitai Square – Yuexiu Park – Baiyun Mountain Scenic Area – Guangzhou Stadium – Pedestrianized Street on Beijing Road – Pearl River Night Cruise

● Tour Centered on the Legend of the City of Rams

Yitai Square – Five-Immortal Taoist Temple – Five-Ram Statue at Yuexiu Park – "Bumper Harvest" Mural – Guangzhou Museum –Museum of the Nanyue King Mausoleum

● Tour of Ancient Capital of Commerce

Yitai Square – Five-Immortal Taoist Temple – Ruins of Nanyue King Palace Mansion – Oriental Market on Wende Road – Beijing Road – No. 1 Scholar Estate – Yide Road

● Shopping Tour

Yitai Square – Guangzhou Floral Expo Garden – Flower & Pet World – South Tea Market – Beijing Road or Shangxiajiu – Tee Mall – Grandview Plaza

● Guangzhou Convention & Exhibition Tour

Yitai Square – Liuhua Exhibition Hall – Haizhou Square (former site of Canton Fair) – Ersha Island – Guangdong Museum of Art – Grandview Plaza – Pazhou Convention & Exhibition Center – Pearl River Night Cruise

● Lingnan Architecture Tour

Yitai Square – Guangzhou Museum of Art – Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall – People's Park – Guangdong Customs Building – Guangzhou Post Museum – Shamian Building Complex – White Swan Hotel – Shangxiajiu

● Xiguan Customs Tour

Yitai Square – Chen Clan's Academy – Guangya Academy & Fuqiu Rock – Renwei Temple – Wen Tower – Liwan Museum – Former Residence of Zang Tianyou – Shamian – Shangxiajiu – Hualin Temple

● Lingnan Garden Tour

Yitai Square – Liuhua Lake - Orchid Garden - Sculpture Park - Baiyun Mountain Yunxi Eco-park - Guangdong Tree Park - South China Botanical Garden - Pearl River Park - Tianhe Park

● Guangzhou Literature & Art Tour

Yitai Square - Canton Painting Academy - Guangzhou Sculpture Institute - Sculpture Park - Guangzhou Acrobatics Troupe – Hongxiannu Arts Centre - Guangzhou Opera House - Guangdong Museum of Art - Xinghai Concert Hall

● Guangzhou Food Shopping Tour

Yitai Square – Yuntai Garden – Baiyun Mountaintop Park – Local-style Lunch – Grandview Plaza – Huangsha Seafood Wholesale Market

● Guangzhou Culinary Study Tour

Yitai Square – Lin Heung Tea House – Shangxiajiu – Guangzhou Restaurants – Hands-on Culinary Lesson at Guangzhou Tourism School – Bai'etan Bar Street

● Guangzhou Food & Tea Tour

Yitai Square - Tea Sampling at Panxi Restaurant - Xiguan House - European Style Street - Liuhua Congee City - Southern Tea market – Flower & Pet World

● Guangzhou Gourmet's Delight Tour

Yitai Square – Baomo Garden (sampling of Shawan Ginger Milk Curd) – Dinner

● Cosmopolitan Tour

Yitai Square - Central Huanshi Road Business District - CITIC Plaza – Mayor's Plaza - Guangzhou East Railway Station – Zhujiang New Town - Haixinsha - Pazhou Convention & Exhibition Center - New TV Tower - Pearl River Banks – Taigucang – Bai'etan

● New Cityscape Tour

Yitai Square – Liuhua Lake Park – Pearl River Bridge – Lingnan Flower Market – Guangzhou-Foshan Motro Line Transfer Station – Yuehe Flower & Pet World – Guangzhou Floral Expo Garden

● Tour of Pre-modern Historical Sites

Yitai Square – Luhu Xinghai Garrden – Huanghuagang Mausoleum of 72 Martyrs – Guangzhou Cemetery of Martyrs – Former Site of Guangzhou Peasant Movement Institute – Site of the 1st Kuomintang National Congress – Former Site of All-China Federation of Trade Unions - Site of Guangdong-Hong Kong Strike – Site of Guangzhou Uprising - Sanyuanli Anti-British Invasion Museum

● Tour of Pre-modern Revolutionary History

Yitai Square – Cemetery of Soldiers of the 19th Army Killed in Songhu Battle against the Japanese – Zhu Zhixin Tomb - Huanghuagang Mausoleum of 72 Martyrs – Deng Yinnan Tomb – Huatai Hotel – Zhixin Middle School – Guangzhou Uprising Martyrs Cemetery – Guangdong Museum of Revolutionary History – Hero Square – Guangdong Museum

● "Retracing Sun Yat-sen Footprint" Tour

Yitai Square – Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall - Memorial Museum of Generalissimo Sun Yat-sen – Sun Yat-sen University –Former Site of Huangpu Military Academy – Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall – Pearl River Night Cruise

● "Retracing Great People's Footprint" Tour

Yitai Square - Former Site of Guangzhou Peasant Movement Institute - Site of the 1st Kuomintang National Congress – Lu Xun Memorial Hall - Memorial Museum of Generalissimo Sun Yat-sen – Deng Shichang Memorial Hall

● Huangpu History Tour

Yitai Square – Memorial Hall of Guangzhou Uprising – Site of the 1st Kuomintang National Congress – Sampling of "Red Army Banquet" at Huangpu – Former Site of Huangpu Military Academy

● Guangzhou "Maritime Silk Route" Legacy Tour

Yitai Square –Museum of the Nanyue King Mausoleum – Zhenhai Tower – Huaisheng Temple – Xilai Chudi – Jinlun Club (Shangxiajiu) – Guangdong Customs Building – Pazhou Pagoda – Temple of South Sea God

● Guangzhou Religion Tour

Yitai Square - Temple of Bright Filial Piety or Six-Banyan-Tree Temple – Huaisheng Temple – Sacred Heart Cathedral – Renwei Temple - Wong Tai-sin Temple

● Recuperative Landscape Tour

Yitai Square – Danshuikeng Scenic Area – Xiaofantian Amusement Park – Burning Furnace

● University Town Science, Technology & Culture Tour

Yitai Square – Guangdong Science Center – Lingnan Impression Garden – Guangdong Museum of Traditional Chinese Medicine – New Campuses of Guangzhou's 10 Universities

● Popular Science Education Tour
  
Guangzhou Zoo (Aquarium) – Guangzhou Meteorological Satellite Ground Station – South China Botanical Garden

● Tour of Major Manufacturing Enterprises

Zhujiang Beer – Guangzhou International Convention & Exhibition Center – Yakult Diary – Yantang Diary – Pearl River Piano Plant

● Guangzhou Industry Tour

Yangcheng Evening Post Printing Center – Bright Diary – Guangzhou Honda Auto Facility

● Guanghzhou Agriculture Tour – Route A

Yitai Square (point of departure) – Guangzhou Floral Expo Garden – Guangzhou Vegetable Research Institute – Yizhou Eco-park

● Guanghzhou Agriculture Tour – Route B

Guangzhou Maofeng Mountain Forest Park – Guangzhou Fruit World - Qingqing Manor

Two-day Tour Routes

● Two-day Tour of Passionate Guangzhou and Panyu

D1: Yitai Square – Guangdong Museum of Art (observing from outside) – Xinghai Concert Hall – Haixinsha – New TV Tower (observing from outside) – "Zhujiang-InBev" International Beer Museum – Pazhou International Convention & Exhibition Center (observing from outside) – Guangdong Science Center – Huangpu Military Academy – Chimelong International Circus

D2: Chimelong Paradise – Nanyue Garden – Pedestrian Street on Beijing Road – Pearl River Night Cruise

● Two-day Tour of Guangfu & Asian Games Venues

D1: Yitai Square – Five-Ram Statue at Yuexiu Park – Zhenghai Tower (observing from outside) – Museum of the Nanyue King Mausoleum – Five-Immortal Taoist Temple - Temple of Bright Filial Piety – Xiguan House – Shangxiajiu – Pearl River Night Cruise

D2: University Town – Lingnan Impression Garden – Guangzhou Asian Games Town – Grandview Plaza 

● Two-day Tour of New Industries, Eco-tourism & Leisure

D1: Coca Cola – Yangcheng Evening Post Printing Center – Beer Museum – Pazhou Convention & Exhibition Center (observing from  outside)

D2: White Water Village – Green Bay Hot Springs

Three-day Tour Routes

● Three-day Tour of Guangzhou Classics, Zhujiang New Central Axis, Luogang New District, Zengcheng Eco-tourism

D1: Yitai Square – Five-Ram Statue at Yuexiu Park – Chen Clan Academy – Guangzhou Dim Sums - Generalissimo Sun Yat-sen's Mansion – Zhujiang New Town – Guangzhou Grand Theater * Guangdong Museum (observing from vehicle) – Observing the New TV Town in the Distance – Haixinsha – Pearl River Night Cruise (optional) or Beijing Road

D2: Guangzhou Science City – International Badminton Training Center – Fangcao Garden of Guangzhou Cool Team Museum – Luogang Local-style Lunch – China Artists' Village

D3: Leaving for Zengcheng – Bicycle Greenway Journey – Olive Orchard & Bamboo Groves on Huxin Island – Specialty Dish Banquet – White Water Village

● Three-day Tour of Dynamic Guangzhou & Asian Games Venues

D1: Ersha Island – Scenic Waterfalls – Yuntai Garden – Five-Ram Sculpture – Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall – Chen Clan Academy – Pearl River Night Cruise

D2: Zhujiang New Town – Guangdong Museum – observing New TV Tower from outside, Guangzhou Grand Theater, Haixinsha Civic Square – Huangpu Military Academy – Chimelong International Circus

D3: Panyu Lotus Mountain – Guangzhou Asian Games Town (Asian Games Village, Comprehensive Stadium, etc.)

● Three-day Tour of Guangfu Culture, Guangzhou New Central Axis, Ecosystem and Leisure

D1: Five-Ram Statue - Museum of the Nanyue King Mausoleum – Chen Clan Academy – Beijing Road – Pearl River Night Cruise

D2: Zhujiang New Town – Guangdong Museum – observing Guangzhou New TV Tower from outside, Guangzhou Grand Theater and Haixinsha Civic Square – Tianhe District New Sights (East Station and Scenic Waterfalls) – observing Guangzhou BRT Project from vehicle – University Town (observing from outside) – Chimelong International Circus

D3: White Water Village – Green Bay Hot Springs

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