Culture

Guangzhou culture

The Memorial Museum of Generalissimo Sun Yat-sen’s Mansion

The museum is based on the site of Generalissimo Sun Yat-sen’s former mansion, a nationally protected cultural heritage site. It was originally the Guangzhou Cement Factory (set up in 1907) and later named the Generalissimo’s Mansion when Dr. Sun Yat-sen established governments in 1917 and 1923, respectively. With a total area of 8,020 square meters, the museum is comprised of …

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Cantonese opera

Cantonese opera is one of the major categories in Chinese opera, originating in southern China’s Cantonese culture. It is popular in Guangdong, Guangxi, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore and Malaysia. Like all versions of Chinese opera, it is a traditional Chinese art form, involving music, singing, martial arts, acrobatics, and acting. 粵劇 (Yuèjù) should not be confused with 越劇 (Yuèjù), the …

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Guangdong Yueju Opera Theater

The Guangdong Yueju Opera Theater was founded on November 1, 1958 on the basis of the Guangdong Cantonese Opera Troupe, which was founded in 1953. The theater boosts a plethora of famous Yueju Opera artists from various generations and classes, like Ma Shizeng, Hongxinnu, Luo Pinchao, Bai Jurong, Luo Jiabao and Lin Xiaoqun, to name a few. Represented by the …

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Guangzhou History

Guangzhou is a historical city with over 2,210 years of history. It was the capital city for the Nan Yue (South Yue, 南越) dynasty (203 AD – 111 AD). After a history of over 2000 years of Chinese culture influenced by many foreign cultures, Guangzhou boasts its unique Lingnan culture (岭南文化), which was reflected in many aspect of modern Guangzhou, …

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Guangdong music

Guangdong music, also known as Cantonese music is a style of traditional Chinese instrumental music from Guangzhou and surrounding areas in Pearl River Delta of Guangdong Province on the southern coast of China. The name of the music is not an accurate description because Guangdong music is not the only music of the whole Guangdong area. Since the 1930s, the …

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Guangzhou puppet

Center of Guangzhou puppet art at official on September 22, 2003 start business, undertook namely the opening ceremony of match of shadow of skin of puppet of the 2nd whole nation mixes golden lion award first match and perform in public of follow-up match view and emulate 7 showing number. If you are interested in puppet show,going to Guangzhou not …

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Yum Cha

Guangzhou residents like to “Yum Cha” which literally means “drinking tea,” especially morning tea. When they meet in the morning, they usually greet each other with “Have you drunk tea?” Drinking tea has become a habit of Guangzhou residents. By drinking tea, Guangzhou residents mean to drink tea in the teahouse. They not only drink morning tea, afternoon tea and …

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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

Panxi 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, …

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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 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 …

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