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128 Chigang N Rd, KeCun, Haizhu Qu, Guangzhou Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China
Craft beer is hard to find in China's Pearl River Delta. But Standing Goose Brewery is standing strong as a pioneer in the microbrew industry here. Small-batch beers include Lazy Guy’s Black Beauty Stout, Brewers & Union Helles, Brew Dog Punk IPA,...
Keyun Rd, Haizhu Qu, Guangzhou Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China
One of the best reasons to visit Guangzhou is to get a taste of the incredible pace of growth and development happening in China today. The city's development has surrounded and swallowed and layered itself on top of dozens of villages and towns...
160 Wenming Rd, Yuexiu Qu, Guangzhou Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China, 510000
Cantonese food is astonishingly good, and it's hard to find a bad meal in Guangzhou. But a friend recommended one dish I hadn't heard of that seems more Tiki Bar than authentic Chinese: braised chicken cooked inside of a coconut. The best spot to...
Panshi St, Haizhu Qu, Guangzhou Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China
Guangzhou's torrential growth has poured the city beyond its former borders, creating "islands" out of old villages that once lay far outside the city limits. Huangpu Village (or Huang Pu Cun) is one of the most unchanged in Guangzhou. Huangpu is...
China, Guangdong, Guangzhou Shi, Panyu Qu, Daxuecheng Outer Ring W Rd, 新造镇
Lingnan is one of the backbones of modern Cantonese culture, and the Lingnan Impression Garden, a part-historical museum, part-theme park site located on the University City Island, brings that history to life. Visitors can see reconstructions of...
Longjin E Rd, ChangDi Lu GouWu XiuXian Jie, Liwan Qu, Guangzhou Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China, 510000
Ronghua Lou is the only restaurant in Guangzhou where you can still enjoy a Cantonese Opera performance with your meal. Opened in 1876, during the Qing Dynasty, it serves traditional Cantonese dim sum and other Cantonese cuisines. It's a local...
Zhusigang 2nd Rd, DongShanKou, Yuexiu Qu, Guangzhou Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China
Laobanzhang is an old Chinese restaurant opened by a veteran, and the waitstaff are usually attired in camouflage pants. Military themes aside, the signature dish is Guan Tang Bao Zi (Steamed Bun with Hot Gravy) and Chinese millet congee (a...
135 Xingang W Rd, BinJiang Lu, Haizhu Qu, Guangzhou Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China
Sun Yat-sen University—also known as Zhongshan University—is one of the Top 10 universities in China, and the very best in Guangdong. It's also one of the most beautiful, I think! The university was founded in 1924 by Sun Yat-Sen, an important...
2 Zhujiang E Rd, Tianhe Qu, Guangzhou Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China, 510620
The Guangdong Museum is, first and foremost, a gorgeous building. One of the many unusual structures that lines the new Zhujiang New Town Plaza, the Guangdong Musuem is an easy one to enter on your own time and own terms. Browse exhibits on...
Huazhou Rd, Haizhu Qu, Guangzhou Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China
A centuries-old village, islanded by the various river streams and tributaries of the Pearl River that crisscross the region, Xiaozhou Village today is a magnet for arts and culture in Guangzhou. New shops, cafes, stone streets, and historic...
Yi Yuan Nan Lu, KeCun, Haizhu Qu, Guangzhou Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China
There's a street in Guangzhou called Yi Yuan Nan Lu. If you ignore the baffling Chinese tones, this could mean "One Yuan (the Chinese currency) South Road." I don't think the street could have a more fitting name since it's the place to go for...
Liuyun 3rd St, TianHe ZhongXin, Tianhe Qu, Guangzhou Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China, 510620
My second day in China, my Chinese colleagues took me out to a fancy lunch. The food was great, but three months later what really stands out is the tea. It tastes like magic. This was my first encounter with pao bao cha (cha means tea in...
115 Shuiyin Rd, Tianhe Qu, Guangzhou Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China, 510620
I went to Jiu Mao Jiu for the best pulled noodles in Guangzhou, as advertised by Andrew ZImmern's show, and they didn't disappoint. Both their noodles and their broth were some of the best I've had in Guangzhou, and it was fun to watch the noodle...
219 Zhongshan 5th Rd, Yuexiu Qu, Guangzhou Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China, 510000
This is one of many shopping streets we encountered in Guangzhou, China. If you've never been to China or the Far East before, you must visit a shopping street at night. I have never in my life seen neon lights so bright and plentiful! Also,...
China, Guangdong Sheng, Guangzhou Shi, Liwan Qu, Shamian S St, 1号白天鹅宾馆 邮政编码: 510000
On an island in the Pearl River this hotel is elegant and claims to have hosted presidents who have visited the city. I have enjoyed each of the 9 visits I have made to this hotel...the service is excellent.
3 Shamian S St, Liwan Qu, Guangzhou Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China, 510000
Once you cross the bridge to Shamian Island, you feel transported to a different country. The architecture is European and the shop owners speak English. Chinese and foreigners stroll through the quiet streets and lush parks. The most well known...
Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
I recently spent 12 days documenting Guangzhou in China. Working with local journalism students to explore the depths and layers of china's third biggest city, and home to the largest tower in the world, I was able to access some exciting vantage...
China, Guangdong, Guangzhou Shi, Yuexiu Qu, BeiJingLu, Qiaoguang Rd, 泰康街 邮政编码: 510115
The Christmas holiday is gaining huge popularity in China. The Christmas Market in Guangzhou has anything and everything related tis the season: trees, decorations, Santa costumes, wrapping paper. Even if you don't need to buy anything, it's an...
151 Longjin W Rd, ZhongShan QiBa Lu, Liwan Qu, Guangzhou Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China, 510000
Ask anyone in China, and they'll tell you that Guangzhou is considered the home of dim sum. If you love dim sum like I do, you'll be eager to take your appetite on this cultural journey. Many of Guangzhou's dim sum restaurants have been in...
Liwan, Guangzhou, China, 510000
Liwan Museum is a window into the past of a wealthy residential district in historical Guangzhou. It celebrates Xiguan culture, which many Cantonese consider typical of Guangzhou. The museum is divided into two parts. The first is a traditional...
Sha Mian Nan Jie, Liwan Qu, Guangzhou Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China, 510000
Shamian Island was a former port where Europeans used to live during the Qing dynasty. The island is filled with colonial mansions and old buildings with tree lined avenues and a park that offers respite from the crazy busy streets of Guangzhou....
2 Yuancun 2nd Cross Rd, Tianhe Qu, Guangzhou Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China, 510655
Lychee House is one of Guangzhou's top Cantonese restaurants. It's almost shockingly inexpensive, with the average meal costing about 50RMB ($7.80). To experience a real Cantonese dinner, you should order the goose, stuffed tofu, steamed sea bass,...
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