Tourist Attractions: As a pleasant Chinese city, Guangzhou attracts millions of tourists to it.
Transportation: New Baiyun International Airport provides access to the city for those coming from outside the country. The airport replaced the old Baiyun International Airport. Express trains connect the city with other major cities. Train, bus and ferry link the city with Hong Kong.
Hotels: The hotels in the city offer outstanding reception to its guests with all modern facilities for nominal charges.
Places of Attraction: As a famous cultural city with a rich historical background, Guangzhou has a number of sceneries as well as historical sites. The Tomb Museum of the King of Southern Yue in Western Han Period, Chen Clan Temple, Six Banyan Temple, Zhenhai Tower, Guangxiao Temple, Sanyuan Temple, Memorial Mosque to the Prophet, Sacred Heart Church, The Taoist Temple of Five Immortals and the Divine Temple of South Sea are the major tourist visited places in Guangzhou. Baiyun Mountain, Conghua hot spring, Furongzhang, Lotus Hill, the Water World at Jiulongtan and the Liuxi River National Forest Park,Yuexiu Park, Liuhua Lake Park, Tianhe Park, Dongshan Lake Park, the Orchid Garden, Guangzhou Zoo, the Yuntai Garden and the Sculpture Park rich with beautiful natural panorama fascinates the tourists. The various amusement parks in the city provide a fantastic experience to the children. The number of museums in the city preserves the history of the city provides the tourists with much information.
Guangzhou is the capital of Guangdong Province in southern China. Panyu founded in 214 BC, became the first city to be built at the site of Guangzhou. Later, the Chinese name of Guangzhou replaced Panyu. With the establishment of an urban council in the city, Guangzhou became the official name of the city in 1918 and Panyu was made the name of the county in the South of Guangzhou.
The city, officially known as Canton City was occupied by the Japanese troops between 1938 and 1945. In 2000, Huadu and Panyu were merged into Guangzhou as districts. Today, Guangzhou is regarded as the largest city in a Chinese province. It is now the economic center of the Pearl River Delta.