Foshan is an industrial city full of factories. If you are all going to travel Guangzhou, Foshan is not far from Guangzhou. You can take metro from Guangzhou to Foshan, it is convenient for you travel to Foshan.
Foshan is located in the northern part of the Pearl River, 20 km (12 miles) from Guangzhou. Foshan is divided into five areas: Chancheng, Shunde, San Shui, Nanhai and Gaoming districts.
Foshan is a vital part of an active economic zone, consisting of Guangzhou to the east, and Hong Kong and Macao to the south. Guangzhou.
Guangzhou Foshan Tour Highlights include Xiqiao Mountains, Liang Garden, Foshan Ancestral Temple (Zumiao Temple), Ancient Nanfeng Kiln and Chinese paper-cutting visit. Foshan is a famous cultural city with a long history, well known at home and abroad for its handicraft industry.
Take one day culture tour of Foshan Ancestral Temple, Liang Garden and Ancient Nanfeng Kiln.
Foshan Ancestral Temple is a well-known travel site which is located on Zumiao Road. It was originally named the Northern King Temple when it was built to worship the Northern King during the reign of Yuanfeng (1078-1085) in the Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127). It was believed that the Northern King had magic power and could stop floods.
|How to travel to Foshan Ancestral Temple from Guangzhou|
|Take Guangzhou Metro Line 1, Get off at Xilang Metro Station, Transfer GuangFo Line (Kuiqi Lu—Xilang), Get off at Zumiao Metro Station, Exit C and walk about 1 minutes until you can see the red tall building. Time is about45-60 minutes and it is depend on your location.
By Taxi from Guangzhou to Foshan Ancestral Temple is about 40 minutes, Price is about 150 RMB.
Move on to visit Liang Garden after Ancestral Temple. It refers to Liang clan’s houses and gardens. The Garden is grand in size, exquisite in design and elegant in style. The scattering houses, ancestral temple and the gardens constitute a variety of pictures. As the model of Lingnan scholar’s gardens, it is regarded as one of the four famous gardens of Guangdong.
|How to travel to Liang Garden from Ancestral Temple (Zumiao)|
|Take number 105 (3 stops) , 118 (3 stops), 128 (3 stops) ,106 (5 stops) to Liang Garden at the Zumiao Bus Stop which in front of the Ancestral Temple , Get off at Liang Garden Bus Stop and you will see the Liang Garden is opposite of the Bus Stop.
You can take taxi to Lang Garden from Ancestral Temple also, price is about 12 RMB.
You can take bus or taxi to the Ancient Nanfeng Kiln after visit Liang Garden.
Ancient Nanfeng Kiln, founded during Zhengde period of Ming Dynasty (1506-1521), is a surviving furnace over 500 years, which is certainly uncommon in China for its sticking to burning pottery up to now. It’s therefore listed as Guangdong’s key protection unit of historical and cultural relics.
|How to travel to Ancient Nanfeng Kiln from Liang Garden|
|Take Number 106( 5 stops or 118 (3 stops) at Liang Garden Bus Stop , Get off at Ancient Nanfeng Kiln Bust StationBy taxi from Liang Garden to Ancient Nanfeng Kiln is about 25 RMB.|
After finish visit Ancient Nanfen Kiln, you can take taxi or bus to the Guihua Metro Station then by metro back to Guangzhou .