Tour Code: IFH-GZ-02
Tour days: 2 Days
This Guangzhou sightseeing guided tour showcases Guangzhou's most iconic sights, including the Xiguan Old Houses, Qingping Market, Yuexiu Park, Chen Family Temple and Museum of the Mausoleum of the Nanyue King.
Transfer via: flight - your arrangement
Activities for today: airport transfer, Xiguan Residences
On arrival at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, our local English speaking guide will hold a sign of our logo "Ice Festival Harbin + your name" to meet you at the arrival hall of the airport. Transfer to your hotel for a short rest. Then drive to visit Xiguan (Saikwa), a traditional area of Guangzhou. The area is famous for its Xiguan Residences (Xiguan Old Houses ), which used to be the residences of wealthy businessmen, are the typical representative of vernacular dwellings in Xiguan.
Transfer via: flight/train - your arrangement
Activities for today: Qingping Market, Yuexiu Park, Chen Clan Ancestral Hall, Museum of the Mausoleum of the Nanyue King, airport/train station transfer
This morning, our first stop will be the Qingping Chinese Medicine Market, where all kinds of Chinese medicine are sold on the stalls and you have an opportunity to learn some facts about the Chinese medicine. Then transfer to the Yuexiu Park. With luxuriant flowers and plants as well as excellent surroundings, this comprehensive park contains many historical traces, such as Zhenhai Tower and the symbol of Guangzhou - the Five Ram Statue.
In the afternoon, proceed to the Chen Clan Ancestral Hall. Built in 1888, it is an intact and representative clan temple within Guangdong province. A large collection of southern China art pieces, for example, wood carvings and pottery, can be found in the structure. The temple's complex exemplifies traditional Chinese architecture and decoration style, and has influenced cultural and architectural developments worldwide.
Next, we will move on to the Museum of the Mausoleum of the Nanyue King. The museum houses the 2,000-year-old tomb of the Nanyue King Zhao Mo. Zhao Mo ruled from 137 BC to 122 BC, and his tomb was discovered in downtown Guangzhou in 1983. The museum, which opened in 1988, showcases the tomb and its complete trove of artifacts. It is renowned for its rare assemblage of funerary artifacts representing the diffusion of cultures throughout the Lingnan region during the Han dynasty.
After the tour, you are escorted to the airport/train station to head for your next destination.