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Address: North Bank of Baie Bond, Liwan District, Guangzhou, China
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Phone Number: 862081217557
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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This lovely, tree-lined neighborhood bordering the Pearl River was once...

This lovely, tree-lined neighborhood bordering the Pearl River was once home to foreign merchants, and today is a laid-back area ideal for strolling or stopping for a meal or cup of tea.

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Shamain island

It is the must visit place in the whole of Gaungzhou as it's situated along the famous pearl river. SHAMIN island has many scenery locations as well having beautiful heritage... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Hadi K
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Guangzhou, China
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Guangzhou, China
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It is the must visit place in the whole of Gaungzhou as it's situated along the famous pearl river. SHAMIN island has many scenery locations as well having beautiful heritage building which certainly have a British arcitecture presence . I usually visit this beautiful local seafood restaurant which has tennis courts next to it and have always loved the food... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a lovely place to visit different than other places in GZ. Old style buildings lovely gardens and statues. Very relaxing place to visit. When you are in this area worth going to the fish markets a real eye opener. Interesting to see all the things they sell.

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Jakarta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Honestly I'm not fans of architectural, thus my review could be unreliable. I just visit it with my husband and friend. None of us show excitement to the place. I fine it just ok to relax, walking around, jogging, but it is not the place that will take breath away. Any

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Thank Vita Dian P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my first time been this place. Different environment than other GZ place. Old style European building, church... you can imagine long time ago only foreigners and rich people can stay there. What a lovely place. Look like Macau street.

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Ocean Pines, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Colonial style houses, tree-shaded streets and a nice park and interesting history were features of Shamian Island. We took the metro to Huangsha station then asked locals for directions. We had a nice lunch at Lucy's restaurant in the park.

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Windhoek, Namibia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very cute place and a nice escape from the busy city. Beautiful architecture. Nice cafés. Great for a walk.

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Hamburg, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like the old days, you here. Do not wait for old things here and building era Ch'in(Qin). The maximum that you can find - the 19th century when China was ruled by Britain and France, while the Chinese are not allowed to come to the island of Shamian. This is the place you can see 1-2 times, sit... More 

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Thank OttoBlotto10
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shamain Island is full of old European Style buildings. It's a fun place to walk around and do some sight seeing. Relaxed, cool, covered in trees, There is also a park inside where people come to exercise and socialize, Overall nice place to visit.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We caught the metro from Tianhe (Y4 each way) and alighted about a block from the island. Shamian Island is an interesting historical place to walk around. Great history with good interpretive singnage- most include English. Historic buildings of various styles influenced by different nationalities and lovely garden walk ways. You can also walk around the island along the Pearl... More 

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Guangzhou, China
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the must go in a recreation trip in Guangzhou. You can take one or two hours in the island if you are on a business trip and still have some time to visit the city.

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