Guangzhou is located in southern mainland China, the capital of the Guangdong Province. The city and greater region today are known for their culinary tradition as well as their role in the development of modern industrial mainland China. Start your Cantonese gastronomic adventure today by booking your flight to Guangzhou with EVA Air.
Visit the gothic revival Sacred Heart Cathedral to see one of the few churches in the world to be constructed out of granite. Then, travel to the Baiyun Scenic Area for some respite from the city and amazing views. Peruse the massive Guangzhou Library and its almost 4 million books. At night, watch the mesmerising lights of Canton Tower from across the Pearl River.
The Guangzhou Metro has over a dozen lines in operation with ample coverage throughout the city. Be sure to get a Guangzhou Transportation Smart Card to load with credit before your trip. The city also has a very large bus network.
Guangzhou is considered a Chinese culinary capital. Restaurants specialise in Cantonese cuisine, which includes the famous dim sum, roasted suckling pork and Taiye Chicken. For a traditional experience, try the Xinguan neighbourhood. Tea drinking is also an especially distinct custom for locals. Be sure to try a pot of traditional tea at a Kung Fu tea house, which is exactly as it sounds.