Guangzhou, also known as Canton – Cherl port on the river, which is navigable to the South China Sea. This region is famous for overseas Chinese because it was the home town of millions migrants who created Chinatown around the world, where many Westerners for the first time come into contact with Chinese food, social customs.
Guangzhou – the capital of Guangdong province, located 182 kilometers from Hong Kong; It is the largest and most prosperous city in the south of China. Guangzhou & # 39 is a shopping center in south China and hosts annual spring and autumn exports fairs. Due to its convenient location, Guangzhou has international air routes that connect it to Bangkok, Manila, Singapore, Sydney and Melbourne. Daily flights, trains, ships and air craft are between the city and Hong Kong.
Topography higher in the northeast, lower in the southwest. North and north-east – a mountainous area with water, in the south – alluvial plain – the Pearl River Delta. Guangzhou enjoys a subtropical monsoon climate. In the summer there is no extreme heat or winter. He enjoys high rainfall and evergreen in four seasons. The average temperature of – 22.8, average relative humidity – 68%, and annual rainfall in urban areas exceeds 1600 mm.
Guangzhou – the famous cultural city with a history of over 2,200 years. Even in the era of Chu, in the 9th century BC, there were exchanges between the residents and the residents baiyue Guangzhou Chu State in the middle reaches of the Yangtze River. The name "Qing Chu," which was the earliest name of Guangzhou, originated in the 33 th year of Emperor Qin Shyhuanga (214 BC). Tin, about & # 39 united Lingnan, Nanhai prefecture (the capital was built in the "Pan"), and in the 226 year to strengthen its management, Sun Quan divided the original Jiaozhou into two parts – Jiaozhou and Guangzhou, name of Guangzhou was established. If the municipal council was set up in 1921, Guangzhou became the city today.
Three feudal dynasties, Nanyue, Nanhai and Guiyang, chose Guangzhou as their capital. During the Qin Dynasty (221 BC to 206 BC) and Han (206 BC to 220), Guangzhou was a thriving city. It was the earliest trade port in China and was the starting point of the "Silk Sea Route", since the Han Dynasty (206 BC 220) and Tang dynasties (618 BC A.D.907).
Here is some information about traveling to Guangzhou:
The picturesque region of White Hills cloudy
Chen Clan Academy
Temple banyanskih six trees
Memorial Hall of Dr. Sun Yat-sen
Add: number 151, the State of Longjing, West
Tel .: 81815718
Add: number 2, Wenchang Rd.
Tel .: 81888388
Nanhai Seafood Restaurant
Adding: number 350, Huanshi Rd, Eastern.
Tel .: 83806111
International Restaurant Guangzhou
Add: # 117, Liuhua Rd.
Tel .: 86677513
Offered tours in Guangzhou:
Guangzhou-city tour from $ 26
Go to the lobby of the hotel and go to Guangzhou to visit the Chen Clan Academy. It is not only important on the & # 39; heritage site under the protection of the country, it is also a museum of local crafts Guangdong. Continue to visit Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, landmark of Guangzhou. After lunch, you will go to visit the graves of King Nanyue Museum in the Tang Dynasty. The history of the graves – more than 2000 years old and is the oldest underground structure, had ever discovered in southern China.
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