Pick up from your hotel after breakfast. Our Guangzhou tour will start the Dr. Sun Yatsen's Memorial Hall, one of the many memorial halls of China for this great forerunner in the revolutionary history, the founder of Nationalist Party of China and Republic of China. Built in 1929, the whole architectural complex covers an area of 62,000 square meters. The main building is a 3,700 square meters majestic octangle hall with no pillars in the middle. The plaque of the hall is inscribed with Dr. Sun's own handwriting: "the world is for all" which was also the guidance and goal of his revolutionary life.
Guangzhou City Tour
The next stop is the Temple of Family Chen, Built in 19th century from funds given by Chens throughout Guangdong Province, the temple is an architectural complex composed of 19 buildings. The compound was built in a board and open classic southern Chinese style with pottery, stone carving, brick carving, clay sculpture and iron casting. Today, it is the exhibition of Guangdong local crafts.
After lunch, we will transfer you to Yuexiu Park, which is the largest park in Guangzhou. The park is famous for rising and falling mountains, picturesque landscape and the Five Goat Statue, the symbol of Guangzhou. One can enjoy a panoramic view of Guangzhou on the top of Yuexiu Hill.
Followed with a trip to the 11,200 square meters Qingping Market, which is one of the earliest special markets for Chinese medicinal materials. The merchants are from all over the country and the types of the medicines are very comprehensive. Being in a city that does not produce medicinal materials, Qingping Market is quite a success.
The last stop is Shamian Island. Covering an area of 0.3 km², the Island is bordered in the south by the Pearl River, and it is separated from the mainland by a canal. As the concession area of France and the United Kingdomin the 19th century, there are many old European style buildings on the island were the embassies and consulates of other countries.
Transfer you to your downtown hotel in Guangzhou.
Meal: Typical Cantonese lunch at local restaurant