5 Amazing Attractions in Guangdong – China

5 Amazing Attractions in Guangdong – China

Chen Clan Academy 陈家祠堂

(Picture From: wikimedia)

(Picture From: wikimedia)

Located on Zhongshan 7th Road in Guangzhou City, Chen Clan Academy is a well-preserved folk house from the Qing Dynasty. Construction began in the 14th year of Guangxu Reign (1888) and finished in the 20th year of Guangxi Reign (1894). Covering an area of 6400 square meters, it consists of 19 buildings with nine halls and six courtyards. It is famous for exquisite wood carvings and stone engravings, as well as its interior decorations. It is an immovable cultural relic under the protection of the State Council.
Admission: 10 yuan/person(*Chen Clan Academy will be open free of charge on Wednesday of the third week in each month as well as the second Saturday of June (National Cultural Heritage Day).
Opening Hours: 08:30am -5:30pm (ticketing ends at 5:00pm)
Recommended Time for:  45 minutes
Best time to visit: September to December

CCTV Nanhai Movie and TV Town 南海影视城

(Picture From: ugo.cn)

(Picture From: ugo.cn)

Nanhai Movie and TV Town, which is often referred to as “the Hollywood of China”, is one of the four films and television shooting bases operating directly under CCTV. It was the filming site of many famous TV series, including Romance of the Three Kingdoms , the Stories of Macau, the Stories of Hong Kong, and the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom. Featuring different architecture, which includes old Chinese houses and modern buildings. As a filming base, it combines different styles’ architectures, including a solemn palace, Chinese folk houses as well as foreign buildings. In addition, the area boasts fresh air and blue sky as it is an unpolluted area in the Pearl River Delta.

Address: Songgang Town, Nanhai District, Foshan 528234, China
Opening Hours: 8:30am-5:30pm
Recommended Time for a Visit: 4 hours
Admission: 90 yuan/Adult
55 yuan/student/elder
45 yuan/child
Best time to visit: October to March

Guangzhou Chimelong Tourist Resort 长隆旅游度假区

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(Picture From: travelchina.gov.cn)

Located in the Panyu District of Guangzhou City, Guangzhou Chimelong Tourist Resort owns nine sub-companies, including the popular Chimelong Paradise, Chimelong Xiangjiang Safari Park, Chimelong Water Park, Chimelong International Circus, Guangzhou Crocopark, and Chimelong Golf Center. The equipment in these parks is superb, and gives visitors a worthwhile experience.

Opening hours:9:30am-11:00pm
Admission: 250 yuan/adult 175yuan/child/senior (Chimelong Paradise)
250 yuan/adult 175yuan/child /senior (Chimelong Xiangjiang Safari Park)
350yuan/adult 245yuan/child /senior (Chimelong Water Park)
90 yuan/adult 45/child/senior(Guangzhou Crocopark)
Recommended Time for a Visit:4-5hours
Best time to visit: Summer

Luofu Mountain National Scenic Area 罗浮山

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(Picture From: scqlly)

Located in Boluo County of Huizhou City, Luofu Mountain is one of the ten sacred mountains of Taoism in China. Covering an area of 260 square kilometers, the scenic area boasts 432 peaks, over 980 waterfalls, fountains and 18 caves. The mountain, called “the First Mountain in south of the Five Ridges”, features numerous attractions, famous Chinese tradition medicine culture and pleasant weather throughout the year.

Address: Boluo County of Huizhou City
Admission: 60 yuan/person
Opening hours: 7:00am-6:00pm
Recommended Time for a Visit: 3- 4 hours
Best time to visit: all year around

Shenzhen Window of the World 深圳世界之窗

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(Picture From: Chinaface)

Located in Huaqiao Town, Nanshan District, Shenzhen Window of the World is one of the most famous scenic spots of all of Shenzhen. Covering an area of 480,000 square meters, the park houses replicas of the world’s wonders, historical heritages and famous scenic sites.

The park consists of eight parts, including World Plaza, Oriental Zone, Oceania Region, European Region, Africa Region, Modern Technology and Recreational Region, World Sculpture Garden, and International Street. It has 130 scenic spots in total, which hold all the worlds’ historical monuments including the Egyptian pyramids, the Grand Canyon, St. Peter’s Basilica, the Toure Pendente and the Taj Mahal. The masterpieces are built at ratios of 1:1, 1:5 or 1:15.

There are a number of adventure trips for you to choose from. For example, test your courage by navigating the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon. In the Archery Field, tourists may follow the ways of North American Indians and learn to hunt prey in the lush woods. Even more exciting is to traverse the primitive tropical forest in a cable car. Skiing in a subtropical city might sound strange, but the Indoor Alpine Ski Run in Shenzhen Window of the World offers you four thousand square meters (about 6,200,012 square feet) of indoor piste to ski.

Admission: 180yuan- adults and children above 4.9 feet (1.5 meters)
90yuan-children between 3.9 and 4.9 feet (1.2 to 1.5 meters) and seniors between 65~69 years old
Free:-child under 3.9 feet (1.2 meters) and senior citizen above 70 years old
60yuan- Evening Show (after 7:30pm)

Opening hours: 09:00am to 22:00pm on weekdays;
09:00am to 22:30pm on holidays
Recommended Time for a Visit: 4 hours
Best time to visit: October to March

 

Via china.org.cn

 

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