Tourists from all over the world come to Guangzhou to get acquainted with its ancient monuments and miracles of modern architecture, cultural traditions and natural sights. Great shopping here, wonderful new amusement parks, an incredible number of restaurants and a cafe where you can taste authentic Chinese food. Guangzhou is located in the subtropics.
The climate is warm and humid ny, at any time of the year there are many flowers in the city. Average tem- the temperature is 15 ° C in winter and 28 ° C in summer. Peak tourist the season falls on October-November. During this period the weather stands clear, almost no precipitation.
There are over 700 unique landmarks in Guangzhou things worth visiting. We have compiled a list of places that rye will be remembered even by the most sophisticated traveler. Undisputed Leader – Highest Cantonese in China TV tower. The TV tower was built from 100,000 tons of steel, without tones and glass. There are observation points at different levels. venues, revolving restaurants and shops to which tourists are lifted by high-speed elevators. Highest volume The observation platform is at 488 meters.
On the tower the highest extreme attraction on the planet is located, The Sky Drop – free fall in a chair. The Temple of Five Spirits is one of the most ancient Taoist temples, located in the place where, according to legend, in the deep how ancient, riding on magic goats, descended from heaven five deities who gifted the starving residents of the city spikelets of rice. After this event, the city began to flourish, and people built a temple in honor of their saviors.
A Giant Bell
In the same place there is a giant bell weighing five tons. The bell has no language, and, as tradition says, it will ring only when Guangzhou will threaten with doom. Another important sanctuary for the city is the Temple of Six banyan trees. Above all, in this graceful pagoda with tiered pores teak and a roof with curved skates preserved ancient Buddhist relics brought here from India. Inside the interior has decorated with rich wood carvings, miniatures and sculpted images of deities. One of the most important architectural and cultural historical Guangzhou City Attractions – Clan Academy Cheng.
Priceless family heirlooms and products are kept there. arts donated by thousands of families, lying to the ancient Cheng clan. Memorial in honor of ancestors became a real museum of folk art with a rich exposition, and later an educational academy. Guangzhou is not called the city of flowers for nothing. Moreover, Panyu District impresses with beautiful landscapes with many rocks, caves, grottoes and stones. These are the famous lotus the mountains.
The best time to visit is spring or summer: it is during these seasons that the festival of flowers peach shade, during which the entire territory of the complex shrouded in pink flowers. In the summer you can witness large-scale festival of lotus – a flower that in Buddhism symbolizes purity. During the festival, more than one hundred species from different parts of China.
SEVERAL TRADITIONAL CANTONIC DISHES
- PUMPKIN SOUP. CONSISTS OF EIGHT INGREDIENTS (HAM, CRAB MEAT, FROG MEAT, TURKEY OR CHICKEN AND OTHER MEAT PRODUCTS), SERVED IN A PUMPKIN.
- SOUP “BUDDHA’S JUMP”. 28 DIFFERENT INGREDIENTS DO IT THE DISH IS NON-TRANSFERABLE BOTH TASTE AND APPEARANCE.
- REDIS PIES.
- DUMPLINGS WITH SHRIMPS AND OYSTERS.
- PORK IN HONEY-LEMON SAUCE.
- FRIED YOUNG PIGLET WITH FRUIT AND HONEY – A FAMOUS CROWN DISH OF THE BEST RESTAURANTS IN GUANGZHOU
Cantonese cuisine is another name for the traditional cuisine. Thai food. She is famous for the hot spices in the recipe often sweet and sour taste and exotic ingredients. In addition to the abundance of seafood and meat on the menu, guests of the city can also try snakes, scorpions in local restaurants onov, worms, frogs and insects. But for Chinese chefs the moat has one limitation: you will never get goat meat, as these animals are sacred. You can taste local delicacies like in restaurants fine dining such as Lai Heen (The Ritz-Carlton Guangzhou Hotel) or Westin Guangzhou HongMian Chinese Restaurant, so and in the street markets of the city, full of fresh seafood and exotic fruits.
WHERE TO STAY
Educational and scientific research is concentrated in Guangzhou. research institutes, technology development centers, dozens of thousand enterprises. Keeps pace with production and tourism the steel industry, because in Guangzhou and its surroundings, the processions have something to see. For receiving tourists and businessmen in the city have built hundreds of hotels of different price categories, and the friendly staff of numerous local travel agencies and friendly private guides on their own minibuses will always be happy to introduce you with the sights of the metropolis.
Above all ,one of the best hotels in the city – the five-star The Garden Guangzhou, located in the city center. Five minutes walk from the popular Friendship department store. In the decoration of rooms gar- Modern and traditional Chinese are perfectly combined styles. Facilities include air conditioning, flat-screen TV screen, minibar and personal safe.
At the disposal of the state stay seasonal outdoor pool, spa with massage room dressing room, well-equipped gym, tennis court, business center with a full range of services, car rental biley and 24-hour reception. Moreover, the hotel also there are several restaurants. For example, The Carousel is located on the 31st floor and boasts a breathtaking view of town. Above all, guests are served an international buffet national cuisine. Additionally, the Peach Blossom serves gourmet Chinese cuisine.
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