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Do & See

Pearl River Night Cruise

Pearl River Night Cruise go through the heart of the city and take up to 2 hours, depending on the route and if dinner is included. Routes normally pass Shamian Island and return through Renmin Bridge and Haizhu Bridge before winding up at the Gaungzhou suspension bridge. Options include a light show at Bai-e-Tan.
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Nanyue Tomb (near Lihua Park)

The Nanyue Tomb was discovered in 1983 and is in its own way a match for Xian’s much lauded Terracotta Army. It houses the tomb of Zhao Mo dating back about 2,000 years and the grandson of the Nanyue kingdom founder Zhao Tao. Other exhibits include gold, jade and other trinkets from the same period.
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Huaisheng Mosque

Huaisheng Mosque boasts Guangta, believed to be the world’s oldest minaret outside Mecca dating back to the 7th Century. The mosque was the pivotal point of the 15th century foreign quarter but is not open for internal viewing.
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Liurong Si

Not far from Huaisheng Mosque lies Liuring Si. Not that much remains of the original temple but it is well worth a visit. The 57 meter high pagoda garden dates back to the 3rd century.
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Guangxiao Si

Guangzhou’s oldest Buddhist temple dates back to at least 113 BC. It was visited by the Indian founder of Chan Buddhism Bodhidharma and is a peaceful and spacious haven of tranquillity within the city.
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Martyrs’ Memorial Gardens

Martyrs’ Memorial Gardens is a poignant memorial to the 5,000 plus victims of the 1927 communist uprising. The people who were promised reinforcements saw their dreams crash and die as they were left to the mercy of the army.
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Yuexiu Park

China’s biggest park covers an expanse of 90 hectares. Amid all the greenery it includes a hall built in the memory of Sun Yatsen, the man considered to be the founder of modern China. It also has the oldest and largest Taoist temple Sanyuan Gong, in Guangzhou, dating back to 319 AD.
Baiyun Shan (White Cloud Mountain)

Baiyun Shan (White Cloud Mountain)

If you have a day to while away, this is hard to beat. For rest and a bit of peace from the heat of the city, it is well worth the trip where at the weekend. A cable car will take you to the top. Tour buses 1 and 3 go there as well as taxis.
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