Top 10 attractions in Guangzhou, China

By Wang Yanfang
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Guangzhou, also known as Canton, is famous throughout China and the world for its cuisine and foreign trade. Besides endless skyscrapers and shopping malls in this dynamic metropolis, there is also a lot of culture and history to see. Here are the top 10 must-see attractions in Guangzhou:

 

   Shangxiajiu Pedestrian Street (上下九步行街)

 

Shangxiajiu Pedestrian Street, one of the 'Top 10 must-see attractions in Guangzhou, China' by China.org.cn.

Shangxiajiu Pedestrian Street 
Shangxiajiu Pedestrian Street in Liwan District, Guangzhou, is one of the busiest commercial pedestrian streets in China. Located in the old town of Xiguan, the 1,218-meter-long street is lined with more than 300 shops.

The street is also a mixed showcase of architecture, cuisine and folk customs.

Its architecture features the characteristics of south European and Cantonese style, being both functional and aesthetically pleasing.

Many tourists are attracted here for its restaurants and food stores, for the street is a good combination of traditional and modern food as well as Chinese and foreign food.

Address: Liwan District, Guangzhou

How to get there: Take bus No. 38, 31, 103, 823 or 102 and get off at Shangxiajiu Pedestrian Street Station

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