STAYING IN GUANGZHOU
The true jewel of the Pearl River Delta, Guangzhou is a city quite literally on the rise. Glittering skyscrapers soar above traditional temples along the banks of the Zhujiang (Pearl) River, and the streets bustle with the activity of millions of people going about their daily business. Often considered a megacity in its own right, Guangzhou is a vast thriving metropolis of around twenty-five million people. Visitors come to Guangzhou for work and play - the city is the epicentre of commerce, industry and innovation in southern China and many of the world's top companies have offices in Guangzhou.
When it comes to entertainment and culture, Guangzhou impresses with its colour and variety. Explore the narrow winding streets of old Canton, indulge in world-class shopping, and feast at a seemingly endless array of thronging restaurants, street-side eateries and cafes. Whether visiting Guangzhou for a short or an extended stay, don't miss out on seeing some of Guangzhou's top things to see and do including Shamian Island, the Canton Tower, Yuexiu Park and a night cruise along the Pearl River.