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With your green fingers make an easy but visible difference to the environment along your trip way
Guangzhou, hometown to millions of overseas Chinese, is a food and shopping paradise. Beneath its modern coat, it also is heavy with the ancient history more than 2200 years deserving your patient exploration.
- Air quality: ★★★☆☆
- Foreigner-friendly degree: ★★★★☆
- Public security degree: ★★★☆☆
- Hygienic degree: ★★★☆☆
- Traffic jam degree: ★★★★★
- Internationalization level: ★★★★★
- Consumption level: ★★★★★
- Language: Mandarin, Cantonese
- Best traveling season: Oct. to Dec.
- Tourist resources: historic relics, cityscape
- Airport to downtown: 28 km
- Demographics: Han (99,8%), other minority groups (0.2%)
- Key words: food, commercial, metropolitan, shopping, plant kingdom, Canton fair, prosperous, entertainment, south balcony cubicle.
Local Delicacies: Shahe Rice Noodle (Shahe Fen 沙河粉), Cone-shaped Deep Fried Fish (Songzi Yu 松子鱼), The Snake Banquet (Quanshe Yan 全蛇宴), Roast Suckling Pig (Jinpai Shaoruzhu 金牌烧乳猪), Baiyun Pig Elbows (Baiyun Zhushou 白云猪手), Honey-Stewed BBQ Pork (Mizhi Chashao 蜜汁叉烧), The Chinese Feast (Manhan Quanxi 满汉全席), Lotus-seed-paste Mooncake (Lianrong Yuebing 莲蓉月饼), The Eight Immortals Banquet (Baxian Yan 八仙宴), Dim Sum Banquet (Dianxin Yan 点心宴).
Local Specialities: Guangzhou Wood Carving (Guangzhou Mudiao 广州木雕), Guangzhou Ivory Carving (Guangzhou Yadiao 广州牙雕), Drysaltery and Seafood (Ganhuo Haiwei 干货海味), Lard Rice Cake (Zhuyou Gao 猪油糕), Conghua Dried Lichee (Conghua Lizhigan 从化荔枝干), Xiguan Young Cake of Chicken (Xiguan Jizaibing 西关鸡仔饼), Sweet Heart Cake (Laopobing 老婆饼), Lingnan Miniascape (Lingnan Penjing 岭南盆景), Canton Enamel (Guangcai 广彩), Woollen Embroidery (Rongxiu 绒绣), Yue Embroidery (Yuexiu 粤绣), Cantonese Moon Cakes (Guangshi Yuebing 广式月饼).
- 广东省旅游局 Guangdong Tourism Administration Service
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