Reasons to Recommend: Canton Tower is currently one of the tallest towers in China. Due to its unique shape, it is also known as "Slim Waist" and is a landmark of Guangzhou. The tower has a stunning nightview and it is one of the main venues for the Guangzhou International Light Festival each year. At the observation platform, you are offered a bird's eye view of the entire Guangzhou skyline. The tower is a frequent host to high altitude extreme sports programmes.
Reasons to Recommend: Located in Nansha, the Million Sunflower Garden is located some distance away from Guangzhou city and is a great place for flower viewing and family fun. There are many kinds of flowers in the gardens. In every season, there are flowers in bloom. For example, there is the sunflower garden, the rose garden, the lavender garden, the tea garden and so on. The colorful castle-style buildings are very beautiful, and there are many rides and small animals. The thing most worth seeing in the Sunflower Garden, of course, is of course the multitude of sunflowers. This place is also famous for its sunflower chickens. These are chickens that are fed on sunflower seeds. Their meat is firm and their fragrance is exceptionally sweet.
Reasons to Recommend: Shawan Ancient Town was built in the Song Dynasty and is a perfectly preserved by part of Panyu district. The town has a number of ancient buildings from the Ming and Qing Dynasties and the Chinese Republican eras, al of which fully represent the Lingnan style. The clam shell walls and ear houses are all characteristic of the style, while Cheong Street has been inhabited by famous families throughout history. It is a perfect destination no matter what your interest. There are several famous, impressively designed, ancient ancestral halls in this ancient town. Of course, there is no lack of special snacks available in Shawan, not the least of which is the specialty Jiangmainai.
Reasons to Recommend: The Nansha Wetland is located in the Nansha District at the southern end of Guangzhou, far from the polluted air of the city itself. The wetlands are home to flocks of migratory birds, large lotus ponds, reeds and gorgeous scenery. The main attractions of the Nansha Wetland include seascape gardens, mangroves, reeds, plank walkways, and lotus ponds. Guests can choose to tour by boat, on foot, or by bicycle. Taking a tour by boat offers a gorgeous view of the wetlands landscape, which is a paradise for birds, with its mangroves and seas of reeds. A tour by bus, bicycle, or on foot allows visitors to see such scenic locations as the Huaiyin Greenway, Seaview Promenade and Wilderness Walkway.
Reasons to Recommend: The Chinese Academy of Sciences Huanan Botanical Garden is one of China's great botanical gardens and covers a huge area filled with several rare species of plant. It is a spectacular destination for family tours. There are ten viewing areas in the park, including the Azalea Garden, Ginger Park, Bamboo Park, and Aquatic Park. These plants have existed on Earth for over 100 million years, and remain largely unchanged even to this day. Because of the abundance of plant life, the air is clean and pure.
Reasons to Recommend: Haizhu Wetlands Park is located in the Southeast of the Haizhu region and is a rare example of urban wetlands. The park is divided into three major areas. The Haizhu Lake section is combined with a water conservancy project. The first phase of the wetlands is a combination of wetland scenery and Lingnan waterside town culture with characteristic Lingnan arches and ear houses. The second stage focuses on the original wetland ecology, creating a bird paradise on the foundation of the original orchard.
Reasons to Recommend: Baoqu Rose World is located in Xihe Village just off of Chengjiao Street in Guangzhou's Conghua District. It is the first rose culture theme park in China. The entire park has more than 300 rose varieties ranging from large red roses to pink-edged creamy yellow Aubade roses. There is no shortage of Pink Eden roses or peach-colored blossoms of this gorgeous flower. Every year in April and May the entire park becomes a rioting flourish of color and natural perfume. Countless first time visitors linger in awe and many previous visitors come back time and time again. There are also fresh fruits and vegetables available to try at the newly developed Baoqu Manor Farm.