Take the Metro for Sightseeing and Shopping in Guangzhou

The Metro will take you quickly to the tourist and shopping areas or wholesale markets in Guangzhou. The following information will show you how convenient it is to take the Metro to go where you want to go.”
Be aware that the Metro is busy during rush hours: mornings (8:00-9:30 AM) and late afternoons (5:30-6:30 PM). It is best to avoid the rush hours if you wish to arrive at your destination on time.

By Metro to some Main Tourist Places:

1. Shamian Island: Take Metro Line 1, get off at Huangsha Metro Station, Exit D to reach Shamian Island after walking on the pedestrian bridge.

2. Chen Clan Academy: Take Metro Line 1, get off at Chen Clan Academy Metro Station, Exit D; you will see the Chen Clan Academy Square and Chen Clan Academy.

3. Guangzhou Pearl River Cruise (at Tianzi Dock): Take Metro Line 2, get off at Haizhu Square Metro Station, Exit A, turn left, then walk across road then walk along the bank of the river- it is about 5 minutes walking. (The Tianzhi Dock is at the end of the Beijing Road. At the Beijing Road you can do some shopping after the Pearl River Cruise).

4. Zhenhai Tower (In Yuexiu Park): Take Metro Line 2, get off at Yuexiu Park, Exit A, Walk about 5 minutes to the Yuexiu Park. At Yuexiu Park, turn right, at the first crossing, turn right, then walk about 10 minutes until you can see the red tall building.

5. Western Han Nanyue Royal Tomb Museum: Take Metro line 2, get off at Yuexiu Park, Exit E, turn right and walk about 5 minutes.

6. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall: Take Metro Line 2, get off at Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall metro station, Exit D2 and walk about 3 minutes.”

7. Shishi Sacred Heart Catholic Cathedral : Take Metro Line 2, get off at Haizhu Square metro station , Exit B2, walk along the Yide Road ,after 10 minutes, you will see the tall building on the left that is Shishi Sacred Heart Catholic Cathedral.

8. Six Banyan Tree Temple : Take Metro Line 1 or 2, get off at Gongyuanqian Metro Station, Exit I2, go along the road, turn right at the third crossing , and then after 5 minutes of walking , you will see the tall pagoda ,that is Six Banyan Tree Temple .

9. Canton Tower: Take Metro Line 3 or APM Line, get off at Chigang Pagoda Metro Station, Exit A.

10. Guangzhou Opera House: Take Metro Line 3 get off at Zhujiang New Town, Exit B1, walk across the road and turn right, it is about 8 minutes of walking.

11. Chimelong Theme Park (Xianjiang Safari Park , Chimelong Paradise, Chimelong Water Park, Guangzhou Crocodile Park , Chimelong International Circus, Chimelong Hotel ) : Take Metro Line 3, Get off at Hangxi-Chinglong Metro Station, Exit C, you will see the Chimelong Bus Station . The shuttle bus is free to take you any place in Chimelong . If you want to go to the Guangzhou Crocodile Park, you need to take the shuttle bus at Xijiang Safari Park Bus Station.

12. Litchi Bay : Take Metro Line 5, Exit B, walk across the road ,turn left and after 5 minutes walking, you will see the crossing ; turn right and walk along the street for about 10 minutes to reach Litchi Bay.”

Metro and Bus (Some places are a bit far from the city center and sometimes you need to take the Metro then the bus)

1. Baomo Garden: Take Metro Line3, get off at Shiqiao Metro Station, Exit B and walk about 5 minutes to the Panyu Baiyue Bus Station. Take the Number 12 bus to Baomo Garden (it is about 40 minutes by bus).

2. Lotus Hill (Lianhua Shan): Take Metro Line 3, get off at Shiqiao Metro Station , Exit C, go along the road , walk along the road for about 10 minutes to the Panyu Shiqiao Bus Station. Take the Number Pan92 (番92) to the Lotus Hill (The bus trip is about 50-60 minutes to Lotus Hill. There are no direct busses from Guangzhou to Lotus Hill) .

Shopping and Wholesale Markets

1. Beijing Road: Take Metro Line 1 or 2, get off at Gongyuanqian Metro Station, Exit C, walk along the road for about 5 minutes.

2. Shangxiajiu Pedestrian Street (Liwan Plaza located at the middle of the Shangxia Pedestrian Street): Take Metro Line 1, get off at Changshou Lu Metro Station, Exit D1, turn right and you will see the signal board about how go to the Holiday Inn Shifu Hotel. Walk along the street to the McDonald’s at the end of the street and turn left. This is Di Shi Fu Road that is next to the Shangxiajiu Pedestrian Street.

3. Haizhu Square: Take Metro Line 2, and get off at Haizhu Square Metro Station, Exit D.

4. Yide Lu (Road): Take the metro line 2, get off at Haizhu Square Metro Station, Exit D.

5. Guangzhou OneLink Plaza: Take Metro Line 2, get off at Haizhu square, Exit B2, walk along the street for about 5 minutes you will see the tall building in front of you that is Onelink Plaza.

6. Guangzhou Metropolis Shoes City : Take Metro Line 2, get off at Haizhu square, Exit B2 and walk along the street for about 5 minutes to the Metropolis Shoes City that is just opposite of the Onelink plaza.

7. Guangzhou Wedding Dress Street: Take Metro Line 2, get off at the 2nd workers’ Cultural Palace Metro Station, Exit D.

8. Taojin Lu (Rd) : Take Metro Line 5 and get off at Taojin Metro Station, Exit A.

9. Guangzhou Watch Market: Take Metro Line 2 or 5, get off at Guangzhou Railway Station , Exit D3 , turn right , walking about 5 minutes then you will see the crossing and the overbridge ,turn right , and walk about 3 minutes until you see the building of the Watch Market .

10. Guangzhou Baima Garment Wholesale Market: Take Metro Line 2 or 5; get off at Guangzhou Railway Station, Exit G.

11. Fu Li kids Garment Wholesale Market: Take Metro Line 5 and get off at Zhongshanba Metro Station, walk across the road, turn left, and walk about 3 minutes to get there.

12. Jin Xiang Underwear Wholesale Square: Take Metro Line 2 or 5 and get off at Guangzhou Railway Station, Exit H.

13. Wufu Underwear Market: Take Metro Line 2, get off at Sanyuanli Metro Station, exit C2, turn back and walk about 5 minutes.

14. Gaodi Street: Take Metro Line 2, get off at Haizhu Square Metro Station, Exit B3 and walk about 5 minutes. The street is on the right.

15. Guangzhou Pacific Computer City, Gangding Computer city: Take Metro Line 3and get off at Gangding Metro Station, Exit C.

16. Zhongda Fabric Wholesale Market: Take Metro line 8, get off at Sun Yat-sen University Metro Station, Exit B and walk about 5 minutes.

17. China Plaza Guangzhou: Take Metro Line 1, get off at Martyrs’ Park Metro Station, Exit A and walk about 3 minutes.

18. TeeMall : Take Metro Line 3 and get off at Tiyu Xilu.

19. Guangzhou Qingping Market: Take Metro Line 1 and get off at Huangsha Metro Station, Exit D.

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