Travel through Guangzhou during the Asian Games

09:11, November 17, 2010      

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Venue of Guangzhou Asian Games [Photo: sina.com]

The ongoing Guangzhou Asian Games has brought plenty of reasons to visit this thriving city with abundant energy this winter. Meanwhile, the Guangzhou Tourism Bureau is promoting dozens of new routes and products in an effort to drive the city's tourism to a higher level.

We will introduce five popular routes throughout Guangzhou for you to get a glimpse of the bustling south China host city.

Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall [Photo: sina.com]

1. Yitai Plaza – the Five Ram Stone Statue – Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall – Chenjiaci Temple – Pearl River (Zhujiang River) new city – new TV tower – Guangzhou Opera House – Haixinsha Residential Plaza – Beijing Road walking street – night tour along the Pearl River

This route highlights the 2,000-year history and culture of Guangzhou, while showcasing a fusion of Chinese and western gourmet, as well as the passion for colorful night life.

2. Yitai Plaza – Ershadao Island (Guangdong Arts Museum, Xinghai Music Hall) – Haixinsha Plaza – new TV tower – International Beer Museum – Pazhou International Convention Center – University Village – Changlong International Circus

This route helps you learn and understand the essence of Lingnan culture, which refers to the culture of Guangdong and the nearby provinces in southeastern China. Visitors can appreciate several tops in Guangzhou, the best music hall, the highest tower in the world -- Guangzhou new TV tower, and the biggest professional circus performance – Changlong International Circus.


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