Guangzhou weaves vibrant threads into a dazzling tapestry of modern architecture, rich history, luxury shopping, and inviting entertainment
Destination Guide Guangzhou
Why I Love Guangzhou
A stunning modern metropolis by the Pearl River, Guangzhou, China is always lit up – from the vibrant art scene to the classic dim sum cuisine to the renowned architecture that lights the river by night. See how art, culture and nightlife go electric in the Flower City.
When In Guangzhou, You Must
16 Zhujiang East Road
1, Yanji Street Yuexiu District
222, Yuejiangxi Road, Haizhu District
Zhongda Fabric Market
Xingang Road, Haizhu District, No. 144
Know Before You Go
Scan your health code ahead your arrival to Guangzhou (airport or train station). You will be asked at the hotel.
Talk Like a Local
Learn the slang from the streets.
shi zuo fan mei question
Did you eat?
Shi zuo fan mei? Did you eat already?
Neighborhoods to Explore
An old part of town with a number of art galleries, restaurants, and speakeasy bars.
2. Shamian Island
What used to be an important trade zone during the Song/Qing Dynasty is nowadays a favorite spot to be and be seen.
3. TIT Creative Industry Zone
An old cloth factory is now Guangzhou’s Creative Industry Zone, with green gardens and old brick homes.
4. Liwan Lake Park/Litchi Bay
If through the park, on the roots of Bruce Lee at his ancestral house, the Cantonese Opera Museum or on the hunt of old Xiguan Style Buildings this is the area where to be found.
26 Xian Cun Road, Pearl River New Town, Tianhe District
Ultimate Access to Guangzhou
Hope & Sesame
Miaoqian Xijie 58, Dongshankou, Yuexiu
A speakeasy tucked away behind a traditional Cantonese café serving modern cocktails and nightly live jazz.
No.75, Huawen Lu, Tianhe District
This elegant and modern space offers an almost ceremonial experience.
5/F, North Tower, Guangzhou Media Centre, No.370 Yuejiang Rd West, Haizhu District
A “Canton-Centric” Experience of Modern French Cuisine.
1-4/F, The Capital Mansion, No. 2 Xiancun Lu, Zhujiang New Town
Michelin awarded, innovative and refined Cantonese cuisine and dim sum.
Either / Or
Walk or hike this green area that serves as the city's lungs for fresh air.
Strand Beer Cafe
The first craft beer bar in Guangzhou with a wide selection of hand crafted ales and lagers.
1. Power bank
Juice up your mobile device and camera so you don’t miss a moment.
2. Light wardrobe
The weather is hot and humid, so make sure to bring something breezy.
Keep it cool with a classic pair of sunglasses.
Shield yourself from showers and the sun.
Located on the banks of China's iconic Pearl River, W Guangzhou weaves the city's vibrant threads into a dazzling tapestry.