Guangzhou

Guangzhou广州

Guangzhou is the capital of Guangdong province with a population 18 million approximately. Located around Pearl River or Zhujiang in Chinese, Guangzhou has super good location for both water and road transfers in China since ancient times.
Cantonese food is popular not only at home but also for overseas, which mentions the original taste of the materials with as few as spices in the food. Cantonese is a different language from mandarin and other dialects in China, which is spoken by over 80 million people.
Canton Trade Fair is hold in Guangzhou twice every year, in Spring and Autumn.
Guangzhou Nan railway station is one of the major stations in China to link various bullet trains to nearly most of cities.
Guangzhou Baiyuan International Airport is one of the major airports in China, you can fly to major cities in China and other counties from here.
Guangzhou is only 150km away from Hong Kong, a fast train links two cities together. It takes only 2 hours.  
Guangzhou had become a hub of Marine Silk Rodd since 15the century, there are many relicts excavated around Guangzhou to prove it.

Major attractions
Academy of Clan Chen

This academy was constructed to warship the ancestor of Clan Chen in 1890, then it was used as academy to teach classical Confucius essays to the pupils of Clan Chen. The brick carving, tiles, porcelain and iron carvings are well-preserved with vivid colors. It opens daily from 8.30 am to 5:30 pm

Tomb of the Nangue King
This tomb was discovered in 1983 while constructing a hotel. It was set up in 122 B.C. for the first king of Nanyue kingdom, Zhaoyuo. The museum was built on the original tomb site where the travelers can walk into it and explore the burial chambers. In the exhibition hall, there are plenty of items for visiting. The Jade clothing is very impressive that was dresses up by the king. The museum opens daily from 9 am to 5 pm.

Canton Tower

Located in the CBD of Guangzhou by the Pearl River, Canton Tower has a height of 600 meters, which was finished construction in 2010 before Guangzhou the Asian Games. You can have a bird view of the whole city while climbing up the tower with a cost CNY150. It opens daily from 9 am to 11 pm.  

Shamian Island

Shamian Island was small island of Pearl River which was occupied by French and British in 1861. Now there are still well-preserved European architecture style buildings.