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Guangzhou Day Tour- Cantonese Culture and Life Experience

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Stop At: Guangzhou Restaurant, 112 Tiyu E Rd, Tian He Bei, Tianhe Qu, Guangzhou Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China

Your driver and guide will pick up you from your hotel at 9:00am and transfer to Gaungzhou Restaurant to have a Dim sum breafast. You know the Dim sum means 'touch your heart with as many as 150 items on a restaurant menu, and 2, 000 in the entire range, it is a challenge to not find something you love. It is the traditional Cantonese breakfast, one of the important part to know about the Cantonese culture.

Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: Shangxiajiu Pedestrian Street, Up the 9th Road, Down the 9th Road, The 10th Road, Liwan District, Guangzhou 510010 China

After the breakfast, we will head to Shangxiajiu Pedestrian Street which is one of the three most bustling commercial centers in Guangzhou. Why the street gets this name? That’s because this shopping area is situated among Shangjiu Road, Xiajiu Road and No. 10 Road. The length of this street is more than 1,240 meters (1,353 yd). This pedestrian street is characterized by various stores with cheap clothes and restaurants with delicious foods. These stores and restaurants are in traditional Guangzhou folk residence style, which are worthy of your attention as well.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Qingping Medicine Market, Huangsha Avenue, Liwan District, Guangzhou 510130 China

After the Shangxiajiu street, we will Transfer Qingping market which is Located at the cross interchange between Qingping Street and Tiyun Street along the Pearl River, Qingping Market in Guangzhou is a composite market selling agricultural complementary products as well as Chinese herbal medicines. Covering an area of 11,200 square meters (120,000 square feet) and possessing over 1,200 booths, it is a market of a large-scale and wide variety. More than 600 varieties of meat, eggs and vegetables, seafood, Chinese herbal medicines, dried fruits, flowers, birds and fishes, are sold. Government officials of over 40 countries including the United States, Britain, France, Germany, Japan and other countries used to visit it. They all considered the visit as a great pleasure! Here, you can buy a variety of agricultural sideline products, feel the warm local life and experience the civilized ancient trading ways.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Hualin Temple, Xiajiu Road, Liwan District, Guangzhou 510140 China

And then Transfer toHualin Temple (Hualin Si) which is located in Guangzhou, Guangdong province. It is an ancient temple with about 1400 years ago. The temple was constructed in the Southern Dynasties (420-581 AD). In the year 1654 the temple was expanded and renamed Hualin Temple. It was then one of the five largest Buddhist temples in Guangzhou, with a large team of monks. The Five-Hundred-Arhat Hall was built in the last year of Emperor Daoguang (1821-1861). The statues of the Arhats are lifelike, in different postures and moods. There is also a statue of Marco Polo, the Italian explorer who came to China in the thirteenth century. The King Asoka Pagoda sits in the middle of the hall.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Chen Clan Ancestral Hall-Folk Craft Museum, No.34 Enlong Li, Zhongshan 7th Road, Guangzhou 510150 China

Finally we will Transfer to Chen Clan Academy or Chen's Lineage Hall which was a place both for offering up sacrifices to ancestors and for study. Now it serves as Guangdong Museum of Folk Arts and Crafts to show the most characteristic Guangdong architecture.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Shamian Island, North Bank of Baie Bond, Liwan District, Guangzhou China

At the end we will takes you to Shamian which is an elliptic sandbar in the Liwan District of Guangzhou City. It has great historic significance. From the Song and the Qing Dynasty, it served as an important port for Guangzhou's foreign trade. It became a strategic point for city defense during the second Opium Wars (1856-1860), there are 150 western building on the island with church green way, bars and some good restaurants, it is one of the great place for people to have fun.

Duration: 40 minutes
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Important Information
Departure Point
Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from all hotels in central Guangzhou
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Duration
8h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Breakfast
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • The private car & tour guide & entrance tickets
  • Entry/Admission - Guangzhou Restaurant
  • Entry/Admission - Hualin Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Chen Clan Ancestral Hall-Folk Craft Museum
Exclusions
  • The lunch
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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