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Essense Guangzhou Day Tour

Highlights / General details

Guangzhou is the capital city of Guangdong and it is south China's main seaport, with rail connections to nearby Hong Kong. The city features the National Peasant Movement Institute, founded by Mao Zedong and Zhou En Lai. Today's tour will begin from Yuexiu Park. It is the largest park in downtown Guangzhou. Covering an area of 860,000 square meters (212.5 acres), the park is made up of three artificial lakes and seven hills of Yuexiu Mountain; hence the name Yuexiu Park. Then you will visit Temple of Six Banyan Trees, which is one of the four best Buddhist temples in Guangzhou and located on the Liurong Road (meaning the Six Banyan Trees Road). After lunch you will begin a tour from Original Xiguan Architecture and Guangxiao Temple. At the end of the Ming dynasty, there was a surge in building huge residences and homes for business men and officials. These buildings (Xiguan Dayuan) are great examples of traditional Cantonese architecture. Guangxiao Temple is Guangzhou's oldest site. Numerous famous and renowned Buddhists have visited the Temple in the past including the Indian founder of Zen Buddhism, Bodhidharma.

Inclusion

Private car/coach for transfers service and sightseeing program; Meals as specified in the itinerary; Local English-speaking tour guide; Parking fee & toll fee wherever applicable.

Exclusion

Personal expenses such as drinks, optional activities, etc.; Gratuities to the tour guide & driver.

Hours of operation

Available daily at 9:00am.

Duration

Approximately 8 hours.

Exclusion

Personal expenses such as drinks, optional activities, etc.; Gratuities to the tour guide & driver.

Hours of operation

Available daily at 9:00am.

Duration

Approximately 8 hours.

Itinerary

Today's tour will begin from Yuexiu Park. It is the largest park in downtown Guangzhou. Covering an area of 860,000 square meters (212.5 acres), the park is made up of three artificial lakes and seven hills of Yuexiu Mountain; hence the name Yuexiu Park.

Then you will visit Temple of Six Banyan Trees, which is one of the four best Buddhist temples in Guangzhou and located on the Liurong Road (meaning the Six Banyan Trees Road).

After lunch, you will begin a tour from Original Xiguan Architecture and Guangxiao Temple. At the end of the Ming dynasty, there was a surge in building huge residences and homes for business men and officials. These buildings (Xiguan Dayuan) are great examples of traditional Cantonese architecture. Guangxiao Temple is Guangzhou's oldest site. Numerous famous and renowned Buddhists have visited the Temple in the past including the Indian founder of Zen Buddhism, Bodhidharma.

End the tour and transfer you to the hotel.

During today's tour, a Chinese cultural shop visit is organized.

Policies

This tour requires a minimum of 2 passengers per booking.

Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.

**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**

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