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Tips for Eating and Drinking

You will be using chopsticks for most meals in Chinese restaurants here in Guangzhou, so practice before coming. You will find Western utensils available in most restaurants (fork, spoon and knife). Guangzhou has the best cuisine. There is no other province that can compare to Guangzhou. Guangdong Province has some of the best and fertile land in China. In Guangzhou, …

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Tips on buying Chinese Antiques

The following tips can be referred to when foreigners buy Chinese antiques in China. 1.Antiques dating before 1795 cannot be legally exported. 2. Choose the shops owned by the government. 3.Keep the purchase receipts and show it to the customs when leaving China. 4. Make sure that the antiques you bought carry a wax seal indicating that it is authentic …

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Wong Lo Kat

Wang Lao ji herb tea (Wong Lo Kat) was established in the Qing Dynasty, has been more than 170 years of history, enjoying the reputation of “ancestor of Chinese herb tea”; Liangcha (literally, Herbal tea) is a China’s unique herb-stewed drink, cold and cool as herbs, which can eliminate the body’s heat in summer or treat sore throat and other …

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Tao Tao JuRestaurant

Tao Tao Ju Restaurant Tao Tao Ju Restaurant started business in 1880(the sixth year of Qing Emperor Guangxu’s reign). With a history of 131 years, Huang Chengbo established it. And it was the outstanding restaurant in Guangzhou. What’s more, China Domestic Trade Bureau authorizes it as the National special-class Restaurant in 1997. Dim Sum at this restaurant is particular famous. …

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Pan Xi Restaurant

Pan Xi Restaurant is a large-scale garden-style restaurant. It is located on the bank of beautiful Li Wan Lake. It occupies an area of 12,000 sq. Meters and is the site of "Chang Hua Garden", an imperial garden of the king of Nan Han Dynasty. Pan Xi Restaurant, ranking No. 1 of the three garden-style restaurants of Guangzhou, has many …

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Million Sunflower Garden in Guangzhou

Million Sunflower Garden is located at south of panyu district,one of the guangzhou attractions.million sunflowers blossoming all year long creates gorgeous filed scenery, which adds new splendor to the international garden city, Guangzhou. For the first time in china, sunflowers are designed as ornamental plant for super theme park. Currently, there is a trend in the international garden construction, to …

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Guangzhou Kapok

Kapok is a kind of tropical tree found across Guangzhou and known to Chinese people as “Cotton Tree” (Mumian). People in Guangzhou have long grown Kapok trees, using its cotton to make clothes and its flowers as medicine. Cantonese consider they have a strong spirit which pushes it to grow high into the sunlight. In 1982, Kapok flowers were chosen …

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Xinghai Concert Hall

Xinghai Concert Hall is the home of the Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra, and puts on an amazing array of concerts featuring national and international performers. The concert hall is surrounded by a fantastic sculpture garden, and is next door to the Guangzhou Museum of Art, making the two an excellent mid-afternoon to evening trip. The symphony performing Hall was designed on …

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Guangzhou Opera House

Guangzhou is banking on Zaha Hadid’s opera house to transform it from just another Chinese megacity into a cultural destination. Located in Zhujiang New Town, the Guangzhou Opera House is one of the 7 newly-built landmarks. The opera house includes a 36,400-square-meter Grand Theater, a 7,400-square-meter multifunctional theater and other auxiliary facilities. Designed by renowned British architect Zaha Hadid, it …

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Lian Xiang Lou Restaurant

Lian Xiang Lou Restaurant Lian Xiang Lou Restaurant was founded in 1889, Guangzhou Lian Xiang Lou was initially engaging in cakes and biscuits, the unique lotus seed paste cakes enjoyed high quality and tenderness and its lotus flavor was highly famed. Lian Xiang Lou Restaurant is known as “the best Lotus-seed-Paste” because the lotus-seed-paste there is smooth and luscious. The …

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Guangzhou restaurant

Guangzhou restaurant is located at the corner of Wenchang Nan Road and the famous Shangxiajiu Street in the Li Wan district. It is a garden-style restaurant. It has been praised “The No.1 restaurant in Guangzhou”, has a long and distinguished history dating back to 1935. House specialties include Shrimp roe with orange, Casserole of Pork with chili and Abalone served …

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Bei Yuan Restaurant

Guangzhou Bei Yuan Restaurant Inside of the Bei Yuan Restaurant The Cantonese seem to be the most raucous of all Chinese, and the main restaurant choices for classic Cantonese food, or for dim sum, are bedlam. The Bei Yuan Restaurant dates from the 1920s, although the current two-story building with courtyards is newer, built around a garden and pond. There’s …

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