Leisurely walk with plenty of sculptures to appreciate and take photos with. A must-see in Guangzhou. Don't miss it!
About Shamian Island
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I've been here before on a previous trip to China, but I didn't take too much notice, as we were in the area at a "famous" restaurant known for it's whole pigeon, and I left too full to be fully aware or care about my...More
We walked along the waterfront and really enjoyed the day. Many statues are placed around the island with great architecture from days gone by. Several stores around to buy snacks.
A place must visit if visiting Guangzhou. There have beautiful garden and Starbuck Coffee there. We were so relax sitting there enjoy the view and have a good coffee. But is a bit crowded.
This is a place that is out of place! So many different influences in architecture, food etc. Even my Chinese wife felt like she was not in China! This is a must see! Its not big so plan on a 3/4 day.
I don't think this place worth a special visit from a distant hotel, but if you stay nearby this island is a nice place to walk.
If you expect the nostalgic quaintness of Xiamen's idyllic Gulangyu with its musical ambience and good seafood, you'll be sorely disappointed at these dilapidated remnants of the European enclave that marked the demands of the colonial powers to have a special zone of their own...More
Nice for a walk, in the winter this place makes me think a bit of my home. Quite European style environment and cosy. I love going for a coffee at Starbucks there.