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3 days in Guangzhou

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3 days in Guangzhou
A list of what you shouldn't miss in Guangzhou.
Good for: Families, Groups, Seniors, Individuals
Seasons: Spring, Fall
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Day 1
Temple of the Six Banyan Trees & Flower Pagoda (Liurong Temple)
Temple of the Six Banyan Trees & Flower Pagoda (Liurong Temple)

One of the four best Buddhist temples in Guangzhou, located on the Liurong Road.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: More than 3 hours
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Guangzhou Museum
Guangzhou Museum

Perched on top of Yuexiu Hill, this five-story tower (also known as the Five-Story Pagoda) was built by Zhu Liangzu, one of the rulers of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) in testimony of his power.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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Xinhai Luanzhou Revolutionary Martyrs Memorial Garden
Xinhai Luanzhou Revolutionary Martyrs Memorial Garden

Large public park that commemorates the Communist uprising. There's also a pavilion.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: <1 hour
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Day 2
Xiaozhou Village
Xiaozhou Village

A centuries old now revitalized district with restaurants, galleries and shops about one hour from Sun Yat Sen University by bus.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: More than 3 hours
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Pearl River (Zhujiang)
Pearl River (Zhujiang)

Also known as the Guangdong and Canton river, the Pearl River is the third largest river in China. It is called Pearl River, because it has a stone island resembling a huge pearl. A cruise along the Pearl River in Guangzhou City has become a must for tourists.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: More than 3 hours
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Wanguo Outlet Mall
Wanguo Outlet Mall

The Wanguo Outlet Mall is the place to find the best deals on international brands along with plenty of restaurants. Nearby Jiangnanxi Road boasts good street-side deals and a less hectic feel than the crowded Tianhe District.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: More than 3 hours
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Day 3
Chen Clan Ancestral Hall-Folk Craft Museum
Chen Clan Ancestral Hall-Folk Craft Museum

A must-see attraction, with a history of more than 100 years and still in its original shape. The buildings are famous for their exquisite and mythical decorations, such as the brick carvings of historic figures. The temple also functions as a museum under the auspices of Guangdong Folk Arts Museum, exhibiting a variety of folk arts and crafts.

     Duration of visit: More than 3 hours
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Dr. Sun Yat-sen's Memorial Hall
Dr. Sun Yat-sen's Memorial Hall

Built after the death of Sun Yatsen in 1925, this memorial features a grand theater and lecture hall that can seat 5,000 people.

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Guangzhou Zoo
Guangzhou Zoo

Guangzhou Zoo is the second largest Zoo in Southern China (the largest zoo in China is Xiangjiang Safari Park, Panyu District, Guangzhou).  Guangzhou... more »

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: More than 3 hours
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Qingping Medicine Market
Qingping Medicine Market
Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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