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Guangzhou, China’s Third Biggest City

Guangzhou, China’s Third Biggest City

Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong Province, It is a large metropolis that is the home of the renowned Canton Fair that attracts thousands of tourists each year. There are plenty of other reasons to come to this wonderful city. Don’t forget your Guangzhou Travel Guide & Route Planner Metro Map when you make your visit. This app will make navigating through the colossal city a piece of cake.


The Port of Guangzhou is the second most important port on the Pearl River. It provides easy and convenient transport to and from Hong Kong and Macau. And Guangzhou’s Baiyun International Airport is one of the largest in the country, providing an excellent means of entering and leaving China.


Guangzhou has the perfect mix of traditional and modern. It has numerous natural spots and historic spots most notable of which are the White Cloud Mountain and Chen Ancestral Shrine. It also has modern marvels like the Canton Tower and Chimelong Holiday Resort as well as several theme parks. Guangzhou has somehow managed to advance into an international-level developed city without losing its heritage.

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Authentic Yue Cuisine

Yue Cuisine, traditionally known as Cantonese food, is one of China’s Eight Regional Cuisines. Tenderness and mild sweetness are the defining qualities of Yue Cuisine. Your visit to the city can’t be complete without tasting authentic dim sum. Make sure you explore the local restaurants and check the dishes out.

Easy Shopping

The city has several shopping streets and plenty of shopping centers to provide you with anything you might want. If you want a more informal setting, the street markets are the place for you. Some vendors will even allow you to haggle for better prices. If you prefer a more quiet and orderly environment, then the malls should be where you do your shopping.

Traditional Chinese Operas

Going to a traditional Chinese opera is a great way to relax after a busy day of exploring the city. There are several theaters in the city where Classic Cantonese Opera is regularly performed. The most popular among these theaters is Haizhu District’s Jiangnan Theatre.

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2 Alluring Reasons to Visit Shanghai, the Most Populous City in the World

2 Alluring Reasons to Visit Shanghai, the Most Populous City in the World

Shanghai is houses over 24 million people and is considered one of the most futuristic cities in the world. Below are a few reasons to visit this exhilarating, vibrant, and one-of-a-king metropolis. Also check out this Shanghai Travel Guide and Offline City Map for an easier time in the city.

New Foods and Drinks

Shanghai offers a wide variety of cuisines. You’ll surely be able to find one perfect for you regardless of what your preferences in food. Included in the list of dining establishments you should check out are:

·         Jade on 36 – known for its amazing cocktails and an extensive panoramic view of the city.

·         Lost Heaven – known for its Yunnan food made from ingredients that come from Burma and Lao. Its specialties include the Eggplant and Tofu Salad and Spicy Cod Steamed in Banana Leaves.

·         Jesse's – serves authentic Shanghai cuisine such as Braised Pork in Soy Sauce and Crab Dumplings.

·         Din Tai Fung – located just outside Yu Garden, this food house’s specialty is authentic Steamed Soup Dumplings.

·         Lu Bo Lang – specializes in all kinds of fresh dumplings. This establishment has the prestige of serving important figures such as Queen Elizabeth and Bill Clinton.

·         1515 West – known for its western food especially its beef dishes.

·         Kommune – a place with a relaxing atmosphere. It is popular for its fresh juices, iced coffees, and cold beers.

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Old and New Sights

Shanghai is home to both ancient buildings and modern structures. There are so many notable ones it is impossible to check them all out in just one day. Below are some of them:

·         Oriental Pearl Tower – this modern spherical building offers the best panoramic view of the whole city.

·         Shanghai World Financial Center – China’s tallest building. It has several observation decks each offering a different view of the Shanghai made special thanks to their laminated glass floors.

·         Yu Garden – a relic from the Ming Dynasty that houses several majestic ponds and amazing greenery.

·         Jing 'An Temple – a grand, golden-hued holy palace with quite a rich history.

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