Guangzhou (Canton) is a world-renowned and historic city and one of the largest cities in the country. Guangzhou is a prosperous metropolis full of vigor, is the capital city of Guangdong Province located along the south coastline of China. Being an excellent port on the Pearl River navigable to the South China Sea, and with fast accessibility to Hong Kong and Macau, the city serves as the political, economic, scientific, educational, and cultural center in Guangdong area.
Being the first cities benefited from the Reform and Opening Up policy since 1978, the city acts as the leader of the economic development of the country, with numerous enterprises, which offer many job opportunities and make the city a heavily populated area. Guangzhou is especially prosperous in commerce, tourism, dining, finance, and real estate.
Guangzhou, the south gate of China, has a satisfying transport system radiating to the whole country and even the world. It has direct flights with Los Angeles of the US, Vancouver of Canada, London of UK, Paris of France, Amsterdam of the Netherlands, Sydney, and Melbourne in Australia, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur of Malaysia, Bangkok of Thailand, and many other Asian destinations. If you are already within China, a wide range of vehicles can facilitate your trip to and from the city, including the planes, trains, long-distance buses and ships. Urban transportation is generally good due to the orderly planning roads and the developed city-buses, taxis, and subways.
Guangzhou is considered as the paradise for gourmands in south China. Its dish represents well the Cantonese Cuisine, which is one among the most famous eight Chinese cuisines. A large number of time-honored restaurants and quality new restaurants serve various authentic local dishes, snacks, and drinks.
With the fame of the shoppers' heaven with a ton of quality goods at affordable prices, the city is prosperous with various kinds of commercial streets full of time-honored brands and modern shopping malls.
Guangzhou offers wide choices of nightlife hangouts. For those fond of lively parties, the three-bar streets are recommended, namely the Huanshi Road which is favored by foreigners and white collars, Yanjiang Road located along the Pearl River and popular among the young, and Baietan area which is developed from a village and today more like a night fair. For those who want to have a tranquil nighttime, to enjoy a cruise on the Pearl River or watching the enchanting night scene from the White Cloud Mountain are wonderful.
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