Just across the border from Hong Kong, Guangzhou is where high-rises and history, tradition and modernity, and trade and transport meet.
Guangzhou has a distinct character and a couple of unique quirks that make it different from rivals Beijing or Shanghai.
Glimpse old temples and gleaming steel towers on an architectural tour. Visit one Chimelong's four theme parks for thrills and chills. Once called Canton, Guangzhou is also considered the home of traditional Cantonese 'Chinese food'. In fact, foodies will find more restaurants per capita here than anywhere else in China.