"Getting around in OLD Guangzhou." Top 5 Page for this destination Metro Tip by Guantanamera

Metro, Guangzhou: 19 reviews and 25 photos


As you can see in the picture here, the boundaries of the ancient walled city of Guangzhou -- that very old city, called by many names, such as Canton or Chu Ting, a city at least 2000 years old, known to the Romans, and the Arabs, and all the others down the line -- those boundaries only cover a small portion of what is today central Guangzhou. The farthest northern tower of the old walled city is the only one that still exists and you can see it when you visit Yuexiu Gongyuan. In ancient times, Guangzhou was the most important trading center in South China as Hong Kong did not exist until the mid-19th century or so...

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  • Written Sep 11, 2003
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