Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport is situated in the northern Renhe Town

Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport is situated in the northern Renhe Town, Baiyun District. It is now the largest, best equipped and most modernized civil air terminal in China. It is about 28 kilometers (17.4 miles) away from downtown of Guangzhou, covers an area of 15 square kilometers (about 5.8 square miles), including a 4E standard flight area, two runways and a terminal of 320 thousands square meters (about 79 acres). It has a flow volume of about 25 millions passengers per year and serves 24 hours a day. Its air routes from Guangzhou to over 100 domestic and international cities, including Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, Kunming, Chongqing, Haikou, Chengdu, Hangzhou, Guiyang, Ningbo and Lianyungang, etc. The direct international flights are to Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Osaka, Seoul, Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Tokyo, Jakarta, Taipei, Hong Kong, Sydney, Amsterdam, Frankfort and Paris, etc.

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Guangzhou also boasts of several museums and galleries such as the Guangdong Folk Arts Museum, Western Han Nanyue King Museum and the Guangdong Provincial Museum. It also comprises of some of the well known temples, mosques, and cathedrals within its boundaries. These places are unique, completely enthralling as well as mesmerizing.
The Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport is located in the Guangdong Province in China. The airport is served by various prominent airline carriers and is well connected with the important cities of the world. The Guangzhou City in which this airport is located houses some of the most famous tourist attractions in the country. The city is a thriving hub and hosts many cultural and artistic events. The enormous parks and gardens in Guangzhou City are the must see places in the country. There are also many historical and cultural sites that represent the beauty and heritage of the ancient tradition of China. You can travel to these places and enjoy the ancient charm of China by hiring a car.

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Xinghai Concert Hall is the concert hall in Guangzhou

Xinghai Concert Hall is the concert hall in Guangzhou, and plays host to the cities most prestigious events from music shows to opera.

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Named after a well-known Chinese composer, Xinghai Concert Hall is taken as the best concert venue in Guangzhou. The modern concert is divided into Symphony Performing Hall, Chamber Music Hall, Recording Room, Material Room and Intro to Instruments. Located at the riverside of Ersha Island, Xinghai Concert Hall, Guangdong Arts Center and Guangdong Huaqiao Museum formed a large-scaled cultural center in Guangzhou.

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The symphony performing Hall was designed on the basis of natural sound, using reinforced concrete shell of hyperbolic paraboloids to cover the “Mountain valley-Terraced fields” seats so that the surfaces of these two parts directly form a “sound field”. The architectural structural space is a acoustics one. The hard interior surface of the reinforced concrete shell and the sidewall of the parquet seat areas serve as the interface of the reflection and diffusion of the music sound. In addition, a spheric diffuser hung above the performing stage improves the mutually heard condition on the performing stage and reinforces the early reflected sound for the front seat areas.

The Museum of the Mausoleum of the Nanyue King is a museum in Guangzhou

The Museum of the Mausoleum of the Nanyue King is a museum in Jiefangbei Road, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou, southern China. With an area of 1,4000 sq. m, the tomb is the witness of Guangzhou’s history of over 2,000 years. It is well known for its well-preserved tomb and funerary antiquity from the Han Dynasty, as well as elegant and grand architecture from the Lingnan (south of the Nanling Mountain) area.

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The owner of the tomb is the second king, Zhao Mei of Nanyue State of the Western Han Dynasty (206 B.C.-24 A.D.). Hidden 20 meters (65.6 feet) underground, the tomb is made up of 750 huge stones with colorful murals. The over 1,000 pieces of cultural relics, bronze ware and terra cotta ware in particular, feature the Yue Culture of south China(Nanyue Culture). Represented also are traces of central Chinese culture, the Chu culture of south China, the Bashu culture of southwest China, the Hun culture from the northern grassland, and even foreign cultures.

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The tomb was found by accident in 1983. It was hidden about 20 meters below the surface of the mountain and is built out of 750 big stones. Wooden boards were laid at the bottom of the tomb and the sides of which were covered by stone slabs. The whole tomb was magnificent and complicated and specific in its layout with two stone doors dividing it into small compartments.

The Cathedral of the Sacred Heart of Jesus is famous in Guangzhou

The Cathedral of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (耶穌聖心主教座堂) is a cathedral in Guangzhou, southern China. It is located at #56 Yide Lu, Guangzhou, on the north side of the Pearl River, a short distance from Shamian Island.

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Sacred Heart Cathedral held the foundation stone laying ceremony on June 18, 1863 officially sacred holy day, so the name of the sacred heart cathedral.
The Cathedral of the Sacred Heart of Jesus is also is known as the Sacred Heart Cathedral. It isn’t a Roman Catholic church, but it is the cathedral of the Chinese bishop in Guangzhou. It is operated by the government, and they refurbished it several times. It was reopened in 2007. Now, mass is held each week in several languages.

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Chimelong Paradise is located at the heart of the Chimelong Tourism Resort area, which is one of the first 5A Tourism Area in China. Covering an area of 1 million square meters and invested with over 2 billion RMB by the Chimelong Group, Chimelong Paradise is blend of thrilling rides, stunning performances, and world class service. Since its opening in April 7.2006, the park has received millions of tourists, with the highest daily reception of guests reaching 50 thousand people.

Guangzhou White Cloud Mountain has been a scenic spot since ancient times

Guangzhou White Cloud Mountain (Baiyun Mountain) lies in the northern outskirts of the city. The mountain range is about 7.5 kilometers (4.7 miles) north of Guangzhou and is made up of 30 odd peaks, with an area of 28 square meters (33.5 square yards). The Mountain was called White Cloud because of the forming of a white cloud over its range. Its highest peak is Moxing Peak standing in the center of the mountain, 380 meters (1,246.7 feet) above sea level. It is also called ‘the First Peak under the Southern Sky’.

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The name of the mountain derives from the view of peaks shrouded by white clouds in late Spring or when the sky clears after rain. Baiyun Mountain has been a scenic spot since ancient times. The fame of the mountain dates back before the city of Guangzhou was established, when it was occasionally visited by celebrities of as early as the Warring States Period (476 BC–221 BC). It had become known for its beauty in Jin Dynasty (265–420) and reputed as a tourist attraction in Tang Dynasty (618–897).

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The Yuntai Garden, located snugly at the southern foot of the Baiyun Mountain, is China’s largest landscaped garden with ornamental exotic flowers and plants. The garden regularly presents various thematic flower shows, attracting a steady stream of visitors. Since its opening, the garden has played host to several party and state leaders, as well as mayors of Guangzhou’s sister cities. It enjoys a prestigious reputation in China and abroad.

Chinese New Year is the most important of the traditional Chinese holidays

  Chinese New Year is the most important of the traditional Chinese holidays. In China, it is also known as the ‘Spring Festival’, the literal translation of the modern Chinese name. Chinese New Year celebrations traditionally ran from Chinese New Year’s Day itself, the first day of the first month of the Chinese calendar, to the Lantern Festival on the 15th day of the first month. The evening preceding Chinese New Year’s Day is an occasion for Chinese families to gather for the annual reunion dinner. Because the Chinese calendar is lunisolar, the Chinese New Year is often referred to as the “Lunar New Year”. This year it falls on the 10th of February 2013 and is the year of the snake.

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  There are many legends about the festival in Chinese culture. In folk culture, the Spring Festival is There are many legends about the festival in Chinese culture. In folk culture, the Spring Festival is also called “guonian” (meaning “passing a year”). It is said that the “nian” (year) was a strong monster which was fierce and cruel and ate one kind of animal including human being a day. Human beings were scared about it and had to hide on the evening when the “nian” came out. Later, people found that “nian” was very scared about the red color and fireworks. So after that, people use red color and fireworks or firecrackers to drive away “nian” every year. As a result, the custom of using red color and setting off fireworks remains. More information about Chinese New Year in China tour chinatourguide.com.

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  Waking up on New Year, everybody dresses up. First they extend greetings to their parents. Then each child will get money as a New Year gift, wrapped up in red paper. People in northern China will eat jiaozi, or dumplings, for breakfast, as they think “jiaozi” in sound means “bidding farewell to the old and ushering in the new”. Also, the shape of the dumpling is like gold ingot from ancient China. So people eat them and wish for money and treasure.
  Southern Chinese eat niangao (New Year cake made of glutinous rice flour) on this occasion, because as a homophone, niangao means “higher and higher, one year after another.” The first five days after the Spring Festival are a good time for relatives, friends, and classmates as well as colleagues to exchange greetings, gifts and chat leisurely.

Canton Tower is an observation tower in Guangzhou

  The Canton Tower has a slender asymmetric hyperboloid form created by drawing straight lines between two rotated ellipses. This allows for a fluid shape which is still structurally robust, and generates a form which (apparently) embodies feminine characteristics – according to the press release it is “complex, transparent, curvy and gracious”, even “sexy”.

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  The tower topped out in August 2009 and was completed in September 2010. It was officially renamed as Canton Tower, to represent the traditional European name of the city, and opened in October 2010.
  Canton Tower, formerly known as Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower, is an observation tower in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China. It was completed in 2009 and opened in September 2010 for the 2010 Asian Games. The Canton Tower is the fifth tallest structure in the world and the second freestanding structure in the world.

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  Built in 2010 and standing at 600 meters high, this is the tallest structure in China, and besides offering some extraordinary views of old and new Guangzhou, there is plenty to keep young and old occupied: Bubble trams, Mega Drops, glas platforms to name a few.